Indian Railways does a first with these coaches; why you will love to travel on them

Oct 03, 2018, 13:13 PM IST
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In some great news for the Indian Railways passengers, it has been revealed that the transporter has done a first. Railways has upgraded the interiors of of the Howrah-Kalka Mail and this should be a very welcome news for travellers. The Utkrisht rake is packed with a number of top amenities. Indian Railways started its revamp process under its Utkrisht project that included the Mail and Express train rakes. The first one has been rolled out attached to the 12311 Howrah-Kalka Mail, which started its commercial service from today, 2nd October 2018.

 

 

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Howrah-Kalka Mail

Howrah-Kalka Mail

Indian Railways has given the exterior part of the Howrah-Kalka Mail train a dual colour scheme- Beige and maroon. It is quite eye-catching.

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Howrah-Kalka Mail overlook

Howrah-Kalka Mail overlook

Under this project, Indian Railways plans to upgrade 140 Mail and Express trains in the first phase. This upgrade will involve, a facelift of the train interiors as well as exteriors. Take a look at what all the Howrah-Kalka Mail got after the revamp.

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Upgraded coache of Howrah-Kalka Mail

Upgraded coache of Howrah-Kalka Mail

Notably, something that every Indian Railways passenger will welcome whole-heartedly, the upgraded coaches of the Howrah-Kalka Mail come with ‘Swachh Rail Toilet.’ This will assure that the water consumption is minimal while using the flush along with minimal stench.

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Swachh Rail Toilet of Howrah-Kalka Mail

Swachh Rail Toilet of Howrah-Kalka Mail

In order to maintain the cleanliness and avoid littering, Indian Railways has ensured that the toilets come with dustbins. The coaches also come with energy-efficient LED lights. The AC coaches of 12311/12312 Howrah-Kalka Mail now come with LED panel lighting, braille signage, night glow stickers, LED panel photo frame in first AC coaches, new types of bottle holders, big size mirrors.

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Energy-efficient LED lights fitted in Howrah-Kalka Mail

Energy-efficient LED lights fitted in Howrah-Kalka Mail

Indian Railways has also provided anti-graffiti vinyl wrapping in the gangway area, fire extinguishers, toilets with exhaust fans, health faucets, auto janitors, Odonil containers.

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