The Indian Railways has introduced the newly designed vistadome tourist coach, which will make train journeys more memorable for the passengers.
The new comfy coaches are developed by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) and has successfully completed the 180 kmph trial run on Tuesday.
Indian Railways’ PU, ICF, Chennai has rolled out two swanky Vistadome coaches.
According to the Ministry of Railways, these coaches will provide memorable experience to tourists.
Rail Minister Piyush Goyal also tweeted about the event, “Ending the Year on a Great Note: Indian Railways has successfully completed 180 kmph speed trial of new design Vistadome tourist coach. These coaches will make train journeys memorable for the passengers & give a further boost to tourism.
The older version of the vistadome coaches mostly run in tourist locations where visitors can indulge in sightseeing.
Some of the routes where these coaches are operated by the Indian Railways are Dadar and Madgaon, Araku Valley, Kashmir Valley, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Kalka Shimla Railway, Kangra Valley Railway, Matheran Hill Railway and Nilgiri Mountain Railway.