New Delhi: With the running of the 2.8 km long Sheshnag on the tracks of the train on Thursday, the Indian Railways set a new record in its name. The railway had to use four engines to land this Sheshnag on the tracks. According to South East Central Railway, on Thursday, a 2.8 km long 'Sheshnag' train with 251 wagons was diverted from Nagpur division to Korba.
Sheshnag completed the journey of about 260 km in 6 hours. This unique experiment was done to save time in freight. To run the Sheshnag train on the track, 4 electric locomotives with a capacity of 6000 horsepower were installed in it, while a 2 km long Super Anaconda train used 3 electric engines with a capacity of 6000 horsepower. There were 177 dead wagons in the Super Anaconda train.
With this, the railway broke the record of super anaconda run on Wednesday in one day. Let us tell you that the Indian Railways is making new records in its name. On Wednesday, a 2 km long super anaconda train was prepared by the Railways by adding three engines and freight trains. This super anaconda train was run between Lajkura and Rourkela in Odisha in 'Anaconda Formation'.