These Indian Railways coaches are awe-inspiring! Check them out

Aug 17, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
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In the last four years, the Modi government has rolled out many trains and coaches equipped with modern amenities.

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In the last four years, the Modi government has rolled out many trains and coaches equipped with modern amenities. One of them is the Vistadome coach. (Pictures: Zee Business)

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The Vistadome coach is a glass rooftop tourist coach built by Integral Coach Factory Chennai. The first such coach was launched at Vishakhapatnam and runs between Visakhapatnam and Araku Valley.  (Pictures: Zee Business)

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The Vistadome coach is aimed at promoting rail tourism.  It has features like glass roofs, large side windows, LED lights, rotatable seats, and GPS based info system etc.  (Pictures: Zee Business)

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The rotatable seats and glass rooftop helps a commuter to get 360-degree view of outside and enjoy scenic beauty not only at the destination but also along the journey.  (Pictures: Zee Business)

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The Ministry of Railways has commissioned the second Vistadome Coach, funded by the Ministry of Tourism, on the Jan Shatabdi Express plying on the scenic Mumbai-Goa Route, to provide a panoramic view of the picturesque Western Ghats.  (Pictures: Zee Business) 

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The Vistadome Coach boasts of a glass roof which has electrically controlled opalescence, that is, it can be made transparent or opaque at the turn of a switch. Passengers wanting a better view can head for a special observation deck.  (Pictures: Zee Business)

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All seats are rotatable by 360o and are pushback chairs. The coaches are fitted with automatic sliding compartment doors, multiple TV screens and wider bodyside door.  (Pictures: Zee Business)

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