Indian Railways’ new Vistadome coach successfully completes 180 kmph speed trial
Indian Railways successfully completed the 180 km per hour
speed trial of its new design Vistadome tourist coaches.
These Vistadome coaches will make train journeys memorable
for the passengers, as well as give a further boost to tourism.
The luxurious tourist’s coaches have been manufactured by
the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai.
The European-style coaches are made with see-through glass
rooftops and wide windows for the indulgent sightseeing experience.
Currently, 13 Vistadome coaches are being operated on select
routes including the Nilgiri Mountain Railway line, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway,
Kalka-Shimla Railway, Kangra Valley Railway, Matheran Hill Railway, between
Dadar in Mumbai and Madgoan in Araku Valley as well as in the Kashmir Valley.