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Railways to launch double decker AC train in July

LiveMint logoLiveMint 24-04-2017 PTI

New Delhi: The Indian Railways will launch in July the Utkrisht Double-Decker AC Yatri (Uday) Express, a special class service for overnight journey that will ply on high-demand routes.

Equipped with comfortable reclining chairs, the 120- seater AC coach will have large automatic food and tea/cold drink vending machines for passengers.

Uday service will ply on high-demand routes like Delhi- Lucknow and the fare will be lower than that of 3AC class in regular mail/express trains. There will be large LCD screens in every coach with Wi- Fi speaker system.

The USP of the double-decker Uday is providing better passenger amenities in less than 3AC fare, said a senior railway ministry official.

Since the train will have 40% more carrying capacity than other trains, it will help the public transporter clear the rush in high-demand routes.

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