Gurgaon may become first in country to get Caterpillar Train

Haryana Government has taken the lead to set up a pilot corridor for the “Caterpillar Train (C-Train)”, a new concept for urban mass-transit solution in Gurgaon. It has been designed by an Indian Railway officer Ashwani Upadhyaya which had won a global award at the MIT in the United States. The C Train concept was co-invented by Ashwani Upadhyaya along with Emil Jacob, both PhD scholars at MIT. C-Train, envisages a citywide network of lightweight, elevated train coaches running at about 100 kmph on a track supported by poles bent into arches.