New update: Theme-based trains, vistadome coaches and more!

Indian Railways is taking some really important steps to provide a comfortable and hassle-free travel experience to travellers.

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From theme-based travel circuits, to vistadome coaches on major routes, here are the important updates:

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> Indian Railways has announced new theme-based tourist circuit trains, named as ‘Bharat Gaurav trains’, to showcase India’s rich cultural heritage. 190 such trains will be operated on lease by private players and state entities such as tourism departments and IRCTC. Trains for ‘Bharat Gaurav’ have been allocated and 3033 coaches have been identified.

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> Great news for train passengers! Railways has upgraded
Visakhapatnam–Kirandul train with LHB and vistadome coaches! As per the East Coast Railways, with the upgradation of Visakhapatnam–Kirandul train, passengers will be provided with better comfort and jerk-free journey. This facility will enhance safety with a better ride experience as well as lesser noise. Apart from these features, LHB coaches are fire retardant, have better design and low maintenance.

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> The Central Railway has decided to reduce the price of platform tickets at key stations in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region from Rs.50 to Rs.10. These key stations include Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), Dadar, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT), Thane, Kalyan and Panvel.

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