The first superfast air-conditioned double decker flagged off : Global Organisation for Pravasis Urakam (GOPUR)

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Published On: Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The first superfast air-conditioned double decker flagged off

Double Decker AC Superfast Express trainThe first superfast air-conditioned double decker (12931/12932) Ahmedabad-Mumbai express train was flagged off here today by the Union Minister of State for Railways Bharat Sinh Solanki. 

The first double decker of its kind to be launched in India, it has a seating capacity for around 1,500 passengers. 

"The train is equipped with modern amenities and its coaches have some very special features for comfortable travelling," Solanki told reporters, while flagging off the train from Kalupur railway station here. 

According to Western Railways, superior suspension technology in its coaches ensures a comfortable journeyfor passengers.

A visitor looks at the newly-launched Double Decker AC Superfast Express train at a railway station in Ahmedabad on September 19, 2012. The train can travel the 500 kilometre journey from Ahmedabad to Mumbai Central in seven hours. (AFP)

Newly-launched Double Decker AC Superfast Express train
A passenger (L) and policewomab (R) are pictured inside the newly-launched Double Decker AC Superfast Express train at a railway station in Ahmedabad on September 19, 2012. The train can travel the 500 kilometre journey from Ahmedabad to Mumbai Central in seven hours. (AFP)

news source: economic times 

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1 comments for "The first superfast air-conditioned double decker flagged off"

  1. Great news. Although practical difficulty to implement this due to the near cut size tunnels & bridges. Good going and hope to see growing further.

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