A double-decker AC train on high demand routes
New Delhi: To ply on high-demand routes the Indian Railways is launching a Utkrisht Double Decker AC Yatri (Uday) Express in July. The special class service for the overnight journey would ply on high demand routes for a fare which will be lower than 3AC class in regular express trains.
The train is designed to give utmost comfort to passengers. Each coach will have 120 seats, which are comfortable reclining chairs. And the coaches will have automatic food and beverages/cool drink vending machines for passengers. Big LCD screens will be arranged in each compartment with Wi-Fi speaker system.
As the train will have more carrying capacity compared to other trains, it will help clear rush in high demand routes. The railway officials said that though there will not berth despite it being overnight service, comfortable seats with ample leg space will help passengers relax. The train is being equipped with bio-toilets.