SunstarTV(bureau):- The Rail Coach Factory (RCF) Kapurthala-Punjab rolled out a semi high-speed double-decker coach on Wednesday
The Railways said that the train can run up to a top speed of 160 kilometers per hour (kmph).
The new double-decker coach is designed and equipped with the most modern amenities. It has a capacity of 120 seats. The upper deck can seat 50 passengers and the lower deck can hold at best 48. The middle deck on the rear ends has 16 seats on one side and six on the other. The coach has optimised aisle width for a comfortable journey, plush interiors, overhead luggage rack, mobile and laptop charging sockets, GPS-based passenger information system and LED destination board among other passenger-centric features.
As per the Kapurthala’s Railway statement, the entry to the passenger’s area is through automatic sliding doors and a mini pantry too has been built in each coach to store and serve hot or chilled refreshments to the passengers.
Railway of Kapurthala stated, “Literally riding on air, the coach has an advanced state-of-the-art air spring suspension system fitted on the advanced FIAT design of bogies. Additionally, CCTV cameras and fire and smoke detection systems have been installed for safety and security of onboard passengers.”