Mumbai-Ahmedabad Fully AC Double-Decker Train Seems To Come On Track In June
Mumbai – A relaxing ride on an air-conditioned, double-decker train amid Mumbai and Ahmedabad can be possible as soon as June. This train’s trial run of the 1st such rake on the path has begun.
RDSO (The Research Design and Standards Organization) will continue the trial of this fully AC rake for a month and in case all goes good, it could be running among two cities very early after that.
This train’s double-coaches will have seventy per cent higher passenger carrying capability than that of Shatabdi chair cards that seat seventy eight passengers. The train’s chair car rake made of stainless steel body, high-speed design bogies, and control discharge toilet system with air springs for superb ride quality.
As per the official, the train will run 6 days in a week, except Sunday. It contains a seating capability of one hundred twenty passengers each coach, of which seventy will be on lower floor. I will be supposed to halt at Surat, Vododara, Bharuch, and Borivali.
This new completely air-conditioned, double-decker rake came from Ahmedabad at Mumbai Central on Tuesday. The amazingly fast train was planned to run among Mumbai and Ahmedabad before 2011 February however cannot due to design flaws. The design had to be changed after the trial on a same Howrah-Dhanbad train showed that the coaches cropped the platform surface at number of stations.
RDSO has designed and Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala has manufactured, the width of double-decker coaches on Howrah-Dhanbad route is around 3,123 mm. In design modification, the railways resolved to cut coach’s width to be utilized on other routes to 3,050 mm.
The train has been tried in speeds ranging from 80-100 kmph. After almost a month oscillation and route trials, the reports will be submitted to Commissioner of Railway Safety.
The Western Railway already running the Flying Ranee-double services to Surat from Mumbai Central however the coaches are not air-conditioned. Official added, dissimilar the Flying Ranee, the traveling experience on AC double-decker facilities will be much relaxing, majorly for those sitting at lesser level as they will be protected from pollution.
Western Railway runs twenty five services between Mumbai and Ahmedabad; the new facility will support ease to the burden on the route.
Double Delight Train –
- Fully-air-conditioned double-decker superfast Mumbai-Ahmedabad Train
- Number of Coaches – 14
- Seats – 70 lower deck, 120 per coach
- Journey Duration – Distance will be cover around seven hours
- Top Speed – 110 – 120kmph
- Frequency – All days in week except Sunday
- Timings – The train depart at 2.20pm; arrive at 1.05pm
- Service Starts From – June