Screen Reader Access Skip to Main Content Font Size   Increase Font size Normal Font Decrease Font size
Indian Railway main logo
Search :
Find us on Facebook   Find us on Twitter Find us on Youtube View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

About Us

Citizen Charter

Trains & Timings

Passenger Services / Freight Information

Public Information


Contact Us

Corporate Social Responsibility
Hyderabad Division
Vijayawada Division
Head Quarters
Secunderabad Division
Guntur Division
Nanded Division
Guntakal Division
Swachh Rail-Swachh Bharath
Hyderabad division
Guntakal division
Guntur division
Nanded division
Vijayawada division
Transforming Railways
Transforming Railways-Transforming India
English Booklet
New Railways-New Telangana
Telugu Booklet
Press Releases
Bill Status
Applications & Bills Status
Vendor Registration
Vendor Login
Important Information
Results & Notifications
Survey & Construction
For Railway Personnel
Other information
Procedure & Application Forms
Appointment under Sports Quota
Appointment under Scouts & Guides Quota
Appointment under Scouts & Guides Quota
Appointment under Cultural Quota
Waival of Demurrage and Wharfage
Guidelines & Instructions for Registration of Contractors/ Suppliers/ Vendors for expenditure contracts
Registration of Medical Pharmaceutical firms in Chief Medical Director-s Office, South Central Railway, Secunderabad
Registration of Private Hospitals for Health Care with South Central Railway
Vendors List-Trade group wise
Submit Complaints
Public Information Regarding Train Accident
Train Accident Inquiry Reports
User Login for Vendor Registration
Accident Train Inquiry Reports
Bookmark Mail this page Print this page

First Time SCR introduces New High Capacity LHB Parcel Vans - Between Kacheguda – Guwahati from 13th September, 2020

For the first time o­n South Central Railway, New High capacity Linke Hoffman Busch (LHB) parcel vans with advanced features have been introduced in the time tabled Weekly Parcel Train running between Kacheguda and Guwahati. This parcel express train is being operated with new LHB coaches from 13th September, 2020. LHB coaches with Head o­n Generation (HOG) technology which have been inducted in passenger carrying trains are yielding successful results and hence it has been decided to manufacture LHB vans with similar technology to facilitate transportation of parcels. LHB parcel vans have been designed and manufactured by Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala and is certified to run at the speed of 130 Km per hour by RDSO, Lucknow. These parcel vans will have luggage carrying capacity of 24 tonnes.

Features and Benefits of LHB Parcel Vans

● Designed and manufactured by Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, this is the first ever high capacity parcel van o­n LHB platform.

● The Parcel van is HOG compliant with both end connectivity

● Made from stainless steel shell o­n LHB platform for longer life.

● Provided with 32 foldable 2-tier luggage racks to facilitate transportation of wide goods and to stack small parcels.

● The Parcel van has 24 ton carrying capacity or total volume of 187 cubic meters.

● Three collapsible partitions and four sliding doors are present in the parcel van.

● The coach has complete stainless-steel interior panelling and fitted with 140 KN air suspension.

● These vans have been provided with six interior sunken LED lights for better illumination of interiors.

● Axle mounted disc brakes are present with wheel slide protection system for rapid and effective braking.

● Anti-climbing CBC coupler with transition screw coupling & side buffer for safe and reliable coupling.

● 02 RFID tags provided o­n the parcel car body for easy location tracking

● Fleet graphic film o­n coach exterior in red and silver grey is provided as per LHB color scheme.

Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, SCR has expressed his happiness o­n introduction of high capacity new LHB parcel vans with advanced features for Guwahati bound parcel train from Kacheguda. He stated that such type of parcel vans with more capacity are very much essential for transportation of parcels, especially covering long distances, which facilitate more loading and help in generating additional revenue.

  Admin Login | Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2016  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.