Nilgiri Mountain Railway to get two new steam locos

  • Posted On: 15 October 2018
Two new steam locomotives will chug in the lush green Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR) next year as the preliminary works for the manufacture of these locos at the Golden Rock Railway Workshop here has been set in motion.

A senior official said around 1,000 components would be required in the manufacture of two steam locos which are to be produced at a cost of ₹8 crore.

Critical components such as boilers would be procured from outside agencies and assembled at the workshop.

Source: The Hindu
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