The Indian Railways has been taking major steps in order to ensure a safe, secure and comfortable travel experience for passengers.
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From high-visibility coach displays to new smart coaches, the Railways has made sure to provide pleasant and enjoyable train journeys even during the pandemic.
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Here are some of the important updates that you must know:
> The Western Railway has decided to standardize six pairs of long-distance trains by keeping the number of coaches to 22 or less. Rakes of these trains will be standardised by integration of rake links to improve flexibility in operations and thereby helping in improved punctuality and minimum rescheduling.
See the tweet below:
WR has taken the decision of standardizing 6 pairs of long distance trains by rationalising the number of coaches in trains.
Rakes of these trains will be standardized by integration of rake links to improve flexibility in operations and thereby help in improving punctuality. pic.twitter.com/c8RMijpMyh
— Western Railway (@WesternRly) July 28, 2021
> Habibganj in Bhopal is all set to be inaugurated as a world-class station under a public-private partnership. The Habibganj railway station has gone through a major revamp process and around ₹100 crore was invested in transforming the station at par with international standards. The station is built for optimum use of natural light, has better ventilation, and uses recycled water and materials. It also has the facility to harness solar energy and rainwater.
पश्चिम मध्य रेल के भोपाल मंडल का विश्वस्तरीय सर्वसुविधायुक्त स्टेशन हबीबगंज बनकर तैयार हुआ pic.twitter.com/bRpSnuAxLY
— DRM BHOPAL (@BhopalDivision) July 29, 2021
> For the convenience of passengers, the West Central Railway has installed High-Visibility Coach Display Boards at 32 stations. Now, it will be easier for passengers to get information on aspects like the number of trains, coach position, etc. The work of installing the new coach guidance system is now complete in 30 platforms at eight stations of the Bhopal Division, 32 platforms at 12 stations of the Jabalpur Division and 31 platforms at 12 stations of the Kota Division.
Official tweet here:
— West Central Railway (@wc_railway) July 29, 2021
> Great news for travellers! The Railways has converted all coaches of the Humsafar Express from Godda to New Delhi into smart coaches. Until now, some coaches of the Godda–Delhi Humsafar Express were LHB coaches. In this 20-coach train (12349/50), 18 coaches are for passengers and all of them are AC coaches. Two coaches are for motor vehicles. This train is also equipped with a digital display system and a CCTV camera.
See the tweet here:
स्मार्ट कोच के साथ गोड्डा – न्यू दिल्ली हमसफर एक्सप्रेस शुरू। pic.twitter.com/lLODWSHOag
— Eastern Railway (@EasternRailway) July 28, 2021
> The West Central Railway’s Bhopal Division has now decided to run three premium trains without diesel sets. Power cars will be used to prevent noise and air pollution, and it will also result in savings of ₹7 crore annually.
अब बिना डीजल सेट के दौडेंगी भोपाल मंडल की तीन प्रीमियम ट्रेनें। इन ट्रेनों में पॉवर कार के स्तेमाल से सालाना होगी सालाना 7 करोड़ रुपए की बचत। pic.twitter.com/rTVCBOoIuz
— DRM BHOPAL (@BhopalDivision) July 27, 2021
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