Indian Railways operates 2.8 km longest freight train ever, SheshNaag

Indian Railways has created a record by operating a longest Indian goods train ever, named SheshNaag. The rake had a total of 251 wagons pulled by four electric locomotives which were fitted in between. The train had four empty BOXN rakes. At the moment, Indian Railways is prioritising the movement of freight trains in its network by moving multiple freight rakes together as it helps in saving the transportation time and also help in the decongestion of the rail route.

“The experiment of attaching multiple rakes of freight trains together and transporting them from one place to another has been successful,” tweets, Piyush Goyal, Railway Minister