East Coast Railway has decided to provide Rajdhani-like coach facilities in three trains originating from East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction.
Union Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw during his recent visit to the State flagged off the Bhubaneswar-KSR Bengaluru Prashanti Special with Rajdhani Express like coach facilities and also announced to provide this facility in two more trains – Bhubaneswar–New Delhi–Bhubaneswar Duronto Express and Bhubaneswar – Anand Vihar (Delhi) – Bhubaneswar Super Fast Express via Angul-Jharsuguda-Rourkela within a few days.
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East Coast Railway has provided this facility in the above trains by augmenting modern LHB coaches. These coaches are fire retardant, low maintenance, higher passenger carrying capacity having safer and comfortable journey experience.
Until now, 49 trains originating from ECoR jurisdiction had Rajdhani Train like coach facilities by augmenting to modern LHB Coaches.
Apart from this, passing through trains in ECoR jurisdiction like 12839/12840 Howrah-Chennai-Howrah Mail and 12841/12842 Shalimar-Chennai-Shalimar Coromandal Express have also been provided with LHB facilities from July 5.