Two more double-decker AC trains to be introduced

New Delhi: Two double-decker trains and a Shatabdi train are among 72 new express trains announced in the Rail Budget 2012-13. Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Shatabdi Express, Chennai-Bangalore AC double-decker Express and Habibganj-Indore AC double-decker Express trains were announced by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi while presenting his maiden Railway Budget 2012-13.

For northeast region, Trivedi announced introduction of Dibrugarh-Kolkata Express, Kamakhya-Lokmany Tilak AC express, and Kamakhya-Tezpur Intercity Express among other trains. He also announced 75 additional services to run in Mumbai suburb. For Kolkata Metro, Trivedi announced 50 new services to be introduced in the 2012-13. The Rail Budget also announced 18 additional services to be run in Chennai area.