With an aim to cater to the busy route between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada, IRCTC is all ready to launch a double-decker AC train.
Some important details about this train include —
1– The train will cover a distance of about 350 km between the two cities in just 5 hours.Search Trains
2– Train number 22701 Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada UDAY Express will depart from Visakhapatnam station at 5:45 AM and reach Vijayawada at 11:15 AM.
3– On the same day, train number 22702 Vijayawada- Visakhapatnam UDAY Express will depart from Vijayawada station at 5:30 PM and arrive in Visakhapatnam at 10:55 PM.
4– The new AC double-decker train will run five days a week i.e., on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
5– Ticket cost for this train is estimated to be approx. Rs. 525.
Some of the main features of the train include pantry and dining area in every third coach, automatic food and beverages vending machine, smoke detection alarm system, modular bio-toilets, anti-graffiti vinyl wrapped interiors and air suspension system with multiple shock absorbers, among others.