Indian Railways’ new Vistadome coach successfully completes 180 kmph speed trial

Highlights:

  • 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.