New Delhi, February 15: The New Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani will bear a new look as the train is being upgraded under Indian Railways’ ‘Swarn’ project. The project is aimed at renovating premium trains, including Rajdhanis and Shatabdis.
These trains are being upgraded at a cost of Rs 50 lakh each and have new coach interiors, trolley service for catering and clean toilets with automatic doors.
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The entrance passage has been decorated with anti graffiti coated Designer Vinyl Wrap. The vestibule doors have been refitted with easy operating mechanism to ensure safety and buffed to a high shine.
Premium quality mirrors and improved dustbins have been provided for passenger convenience and hygiene.
The sitting area has been made squeaky clean to give a pleasing ambiance and better travelling experience.
The interiors are lit with LED lights which significantly improve the ambience within the coach.
Glow in the dark berth indicators have been provided in coaches to help passengers find seats in the dark as well.
New design curtains have been provided in the First AC coaches giving a fresh new look.
Premium quality linen, wide pillows, printed bed sheets in washable covers and branded bath and face towels have been provided in the First AC Coaches.
The toilets have been given a new look with anti graffiti coated Designer Vinyl Wrap
Around 30 trains — 15 Rajdhanis and 15 Shatabdis — will get a complete overhaul at a cost of Rs 25 crore under the project launched during the tenure of former railways minister Suresh Prabhu.