Indian Railways Pragati Express in new avatar! Check glitzy makeover

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Nov 14, 2018, 04:18 PM IST

Indian Railways has launched Project Utkrisht to upgrade rakes of Rajdhani and Shatabdi, and several other passenger and Mail express trains. In one such effort, it has given a makeover to Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai Pragati Express whose exclusive pics are here: 



FIRST 'Utkrisht rake' of #PragatiExpress, plying b/w Pune-Mumbai, was introduced by @Central_Railway on Nov 4. New features such as braille stickers, ceramically tiled washrooms, new fans, passenger info system & custom designed window ventilators introduced. Image source: Twitter



The Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai Pragati Express under Central Railway got the Utkrisht rake service from Nov 4, 2018 and has got the distinction of becoming the first train in Open Line Depot. Image source: Twitter


Cost of upgrading a rake of Project Utkrisht is about Rs 60 lakh, as it boasts of facilities like LED lights, colour makeover, displays for passenger information, better toilet amenities, and anti-graffiti exterior painting. Image source: Twitter


Under Project Utkrisht, Indian Railways is upgrading passenger amenities to provide feel good experience to passengers during their journey by adding colour and pleasing designs to the coaches. Image source: Zeenews/Marathi


Among other features introduced under this project are better seats, renovated furnishings, auto dispenser air freshener, anti-skid flooring, stainless steel panelling, dustbins, hybrid design bio-toilets, washbasin, and health faucet. Image source: Zeenews/Marathi