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French firm gets nod from Railways to run high-speed freight trains in India

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The Indian Railways has given its nod to high speed freight trains capable of running at a maximum speed of 120 kmph manufactured by French rolling stock firm Alstom. The approval was given by the railway ministry and the Research Designs & Standards Organisation. “This makes the Alstom e-locos the fastest freight movers in the country. Cumulatively, these electric locomotives have already clocked over 1 million km," Alstom said.