“Once the key team members realised they were part of a project that would break the mould of decades and catapult our organisations to a new league, the rest followed.”


- Sudhanshu Mani, Retd. GM Indian Railways Independent Consultant

Inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 15, 2019, Train 18 has become India’s fastest train by reaching the 180 kmph speed limit during trial runs. The journey of India’s first indigenously developed semi high-speed train, Train 18, also known as the Vande Bharat Express, is testament to the grit, character and fearlessness of Indian engineers. In conversation with Sudhanshu Mani, then General Manager of Integral Coach Factory (ICF), CW explores how the learnings from this historical project can be used for future projects, and more….

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