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  1. Train 18, currently the fastest train in country breaching the 180 km/hour-mark during trial, is likely to start operations this month with the first run being between Delhi and Varanasi.
  2. Train 18 is an Indian semi-high speed intercity electric multiple unit.
  3. It was designed and built by Integral Coach Factory (ICF) Chennai under the Indian government’s Make in India initiative over a span of 18 months.
  4. The train is planned to begin service in January 2019, by which date a second unit will have been produced and readied for service.