In Pics: Indian Railways unveils train coaches with improved interiors; it will leave you amazed

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Enhancing passenger amenities coupled with adequate fire safety measures, Indian Railways on Monday unveiled refurbished coaches with aesthetically appealing and improved interior furnishings.

This is a step towards providing better amenities to passengers and we will continue to do so in future also, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said here after inspecting the new coaches here.

Equipped with added features like controlled discharged water tap, new toilet modules, exhaust fan, LED lights, snack tables for side berth passengers, 24 coaches comprising AC-1, AC-2 and Sleeper Classes bogies were showcased here.

Prior to the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, Railway Board chairman AK Mittal inspected first model rake of luxury 'Make in India' railway coaches at Bhopal's Habibganj railway station on Sunday. Though the coaches are 12 to 15 years old, all have been refurbished at the Carriage Rehabilitation Workshop in Bhopal.

There will be a total of 111 coaches which would be refurbished with new features at an estimated cost of Rs 31.5 crore. It costs about Rs 25 lakh more per AC-1 coach to refurbish.

Here, take a look at the breathtaking interiors of the swanky new and refurbished coaches:

Indian Railways unveils new, refurbished train coaches

Equipped with added features like controlled discharged water tap, new toilet modules, exhaust fan, LED lights, snack tables for side berth passengers, 24 coaches comprising AC-1, AC-2 and Sleeper Classes bogies were showcased in New Delhi.

Indian Railways unveils new, refurbished train coaches

Windows with powered venetian blind provided in FAC coaches and roller blind in ACCW coaches instead of conventional curtains.

Indian Railways unveils new, refurbished train coaches

Windows with powered venetian blind provided in FAC coaches and roller blind in ACCW coaches instead of conventional curtains.

Indian Railways unveils new, refurbished train coaches

Snack tables provided for side berth passengers also with innovative design side lower berth arrangement.

Suresh Prabhu inspects new coaches

Enhanced scale of light fittings including berth reading lights in GSCN Coaches and embarking light in all classes of coaches.

Indian Railways unveils new, refurbished train coaches

Provision of electrically operated chimney in Pantry Car. Provision of fire extinguisher in all coaches.

Indian Railways unveils new, refurbished train coaches

Aesthetically appealing toilet modules provided with enhanced passenger amenities,big mirror, platform washbasin, etc.

Indian Railways unveils new, refurbished train coaches

Provision of dust bin in all coaches, proper wash basins and mirrors.

Indian Railways unveils new, refurbished train coaches

There will be a total of 111 coaches which would be refurbished with new features at an estimated cost of Rs 31.5 crore.

Indian Railways unveils new, refurbished train coaches

A staircase is also fitted in the AC coach to help the passengers climb the upper berths.

Image Source: The Indian Express

Indian Railways unveils new, refurbished train coaches

The new private AC compartments aim at giving the passengers a home like atmosphere with all essential facilities.

Image Source: Indian Express

Indian Railways unveils new, refurbished train coaches

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