Devbrat Patnaik

The Indian Railways is not only reducing food concerns of the passengers but it is also improving safety standards along with providing never-before facilities where commuters can have a flight-like experience in trains.

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal took to Twitter and said, “Tejas Express is set to undergo a swanky makeover. Railways is rolling out 23 new coaches packed with modern facilities such as comfortable leather seats, motor-operated windows & personal infotainment LCD screens.

The Railway Minister mentioned that the new coaches will have airplane-like facilities. The facilities include:

  • Comfortable leather-like seats
  • Motor-operated smart windows
  • Personal infotainment with Live TV, Audio, Video, etc.
  • GPS-based passenger information system
  • USB charging point behind every seat
  • LED lighting inside the mirror with touch button on surface in the toilets
  • FRP modular toilets with bio-vacuum system and  touch free amenities

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Meanwhile, a senior Railways official has informed that efforts are on to launch the first indigenously-built Trainset Train 18 on December 25 from New Delhi to Varanasi.

Also Read: India’s fastest Train 18 likely to be launched on Dec 25

“Christmas Day also happens to be the birthday of late Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and it would be a tribute to the great statesman of the country if we manage to launch the next-generation train on that day,” a senior Railways official told IANS.

Since the input cost of the Rs 100-crore train is high, the fare structure will be also be higher than the normal fare, he added.

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