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Mozambique will receive the first batch of locomotives manufactured in Varanasi next week | India News

LUCK: As part of the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ mission, the Indian Ministry of Railways will export the first batch of 3000 horsepower diesel locomotives to Mozambique next week. The engine has been developed by Banaras locomotives.
The first layer width locomotive (1067 mm) built with AC-AC traction system has a transport capacity of 2255 tons at 100 km / h.
A total of six locomotives will be delivered to the African nation, of which two will be delivered via a virtual inauguration ceremony on March 10 by Railways Minister Piyush Goyal and his Mozambican counterpart.
According to senior railway officials, the locomotive was built in partnership with a private actor, where the Banaras locomotive works provided support and guidance to suppliers for sub-assemblies such as the turbocharger assembly, traction engine and alternator propulsion system, fuel tank. fuel, compressor and other parts. .

Times of India