Integral Coach Factory: News

16 Sep 2023

Indian Railways

Vande Bharat sleeper, metro trains coming soon: Everything to know

The Indian Railways (IR) is set to roll out its first version of sleeper coaches under the Vande Bharat Express project by March 2024, ANI reported.

09 Jul 2023

Indian Railways

Indian Railways to roll out vintage 'electric T Train' soon

Keeping the old-world charm intact, the Indian Railways is set to soon roll out new vintage-style steam engines with the comfort of Vistadome and Vande Bharat Express coaches, reported News18.

16 Feb 2019

Make in India

Just a day after launch, Train 18 breaks down

A day after it was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vande Bharat Express (which is popularly known as Train 18), broke down on Friday.

16 Jan 2019


Train 18: Meet the brains behind India's first engine-less train

Train 18, India's first indigenously built engine-less train, recently became the fastest train in the country after hitting speeds of over 180 kmph in a trial run.

23 Dec 2018

Indian Railways

First Train 18 scheduled to run on Delhi-Varanasi route

The first Train 18 will run between Delhi and Varanasi, on December 29, the Indian Railways said, in response to a query in the Rajya Sabha.

21 Dec 2018


Train 18, first engineless-train, vandalized on trial-run. Incredible India much?

The Indian government, famous for not catering to the demands of the public, decided to change it and gift the country its first engineless train.

20 Dec 2018


Train 18 to make commercial debut on December 29

India's fastest indigenously manufactured train, Train 18, is all set to make its debut before the end of this year.

07 Dec 2018


#Train18: Launch date, route, features of India's first engine-less train

Train 18, the first engine-less train in India, is set to become the country's fastest after breaching the 180kmph mark during a test run on the Kota-Sawai Madhopur section.

02 Dec 2018


Engine-less Train 18 breaches 180kmph mark; might make January debut

India's first engine-less train, dubbed Train 18, breached the 180kmph mark on Sunday, two weeks after trial runs first commenced.

17 Nov 2018


Train 18, India's first engine-less train, trial-run today: Details here

The maiden trial-run of India's first engine-less train, the indigenously-built 'Train 18' is scheduled to take place today, on the Bareilly-Moradabad section on a standard railway track.

29 Oct 2018

Indian Railways

Shatabdi's successor, India's fastest-train called Train 18, to roll-out today

The first indigenously build semi high-speed train is expected to roll out of Chennai's Integral Coach Factory (ICF) on Monday.

24 Oct 2018


India's first engine-less train to hit tracks on October 29

Train 18, India's first engine-less train, which is being regarded as a successor to the 30-year-old Shatabdi Express, is set to hit the tracks for trials on October 29.

01 Sep 2018

West Bengal

Gold-medalist Swapna finally gets customized shoes for her 6-toes feet

The Indian athlete, Swapna Barman, made the country proud by winning gold in the Heptathlon event at the Asian Games 2018.

12 Jun 2018


Monsoon splash: Run-days of Vistadome coach on Mumbai-Goa route reduced

Due to monsoons, Indian Railways have decided to run the popular Vistadome coach on the Mumbai-Goa route only on six days instead of seven.

28 Mar 2018


'Made In India' trains to replace Shatabdi Express

Shatabdi Express may have been the go-to choice for railway passengers, but soon they will be replaced by a self-propelled semi-high speed 'Made in India' train.

22 Jan 2018


Two new high-speed trains to replace Rajdhani, Shatabdi soon

Indian Railways is reportedly gearing up to introduce two new high-speed trains -operating at a speed of 176 kmph- even before the launch of India's first bullet train project.

10 Dec 2017


'Anubhuti' coaches with aircraft-like features to replace Shatabdi's chair cars

Indian Railways is all set to give its passengers an exquisite 'Anubhuti', through new luxury coaches of Shatabdi Express trains.