Third bombardier rake despatched

As reported yesterday, the third bombardier rake has been despatched to Mumbai from ICF, Chennai. A news report in The Hindu related to this:

The Integral Coach Factory on Thursday handed over the first rake of its series production for the Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation Ltd’s (MRVC) phase II coaches for Mumbai suburban railway lines.

MRVC had ordered 72 rakes from ICF. The coach factory had manufactured two prototypes and conducted extensive field trials before starting the series production.

ICF will deliver 30 rakes to MRVC this year and the remaining next year.

The report has an image of the rake. One noticeable change is in the width of yellow colour on driving cab. The first 2 rakes had it wrapping around the edge of cab, while in the third rake it does not wrap around

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