Bullet Train Drivers To Get Specialized Training On Japanese Simulators To Learn Drive High Speed Trains – Bullet Train
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Eagerly waiting for bullet train in India. The more exciting the journey of this train is going to be, the more exciting its driving is going to be. However, drivers operating bullet trains will have to undergo special training. For this, Japan is going to install special equipment in India. Actually, the drivers driving the bullet train will get special training from the state-of-the-art simulators manufactured by Japan.
Officials of National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCl) said that along with single driver, single conductor as well as group training of driver, conductor and other employees can also be organized on the simulator. The training simulators will help drivers, conductors, trainers and other employees to understand the driving principle of high speed trains. Actually, simulator is a kind of device. Through this the trainee is given a virtual environment so that he can feel those things. Simulators are mostly used for training pilots and astronauts.
201.21 crore will cost
NHSRCl has issued Letter of Acceptance for Design, Manufacture, Supply and Commissioning of Training Simulators for Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor at Vadodara. The task of installing the simulators has been given to Mitsubishi Precision Company Limited of Japan. It will cost Rs 201.21 crore. Under the purview of this package, two types of simulators will be installed in the training institute located in Vadodara. Train set simulators for crew training and simulators for driver console (classroom type) which can be used by 10 trainees and one instructor.
Big pace of work after Shinde government came
Officials said that due to delay in government approval and land acquisition, the scheme was stuck in Maharashtra till now. However, the project has gained momentum with the Eknath Shinde-led government taking over. Almost all the pending hurdles have been cleared by the present government.