A first Double Decker AC Train in Andhra Pradesh. And it will available twice a week to travel within the available routes.
The available routes are
- Kachiguda to Tirupati
- Kachiguda to Guntur
A spokesperson form the South Central Railway said:
“After a one-day trial and clearance from the Railway Safety Commission, the train will be officially launched from Kachiguda. We are working to introduce this Double-Decker service within a month.”
The Double Decker AC Train is equip with a VESDA (Very Early Smoke Detection with Alarm system) is being introduced in a Double-Decker train for the first time in the Indian Railways.
“A Double-Decker coach accommodates 120 passengers against 70 in conventional coaches,” said the official.
A model coach arrived at Secunderabad Railway Station on Thursday and was inspected by the Minister of State Railways.
Watch a Double Decker sample video:
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