Indian Railways have been making headlines of late. They introduced clone trains to make things convenient for waiting list passengers and made the lower side berth more comfortable. And now, Indian Railways’ Integral Coach Factory(ICF) has completed the new design Vistadome tourist coaches’ speed trials. Instagram is full of travel posts in these coaches in various locations in Europe. Not Switzerland, you can now soak in views of the landscapes in the Vistadome Coaches while travelling from Mumbai to Pune route on the outstation train Deccan Express that operates between the two cities everyday.
Coaches With Glass Roof & Observation Lounge
The new design Vistadome tourist coach will have many amenities to make the travelling experience better for tourists. The coaches will be equipped with WiFi, rotatable seats, large glass windows, glass roof, observation lounge for passengers to experience breathtakingly beautiful locations.
The Rotatable Seats Can Rotate Up To 180-Degree
The Vistadom tourist coach will have a larger viewing area, including rooftop glasses. The 44 rotatable seats can rotate up to 180-degree to face the direction of train movement. The BG Vistadome coaches’ glass windows have laminated glass sheets that will not shatter. These vistadome coaches will run only at tourist locations where passengers can enjoy the sightseeing.
Tourist Places To Get Vistadome Coaches
These are some of the places where vista dome coaches are being operated by the Indian Railways include:
Dadar and Madgaon
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Kalka Shimla Railway
Kangra Valley Railway
Matheran Hill Railway
Nilgiri Mountain Railway
The coaches manufactured by ICF has completed 180kmph oscillation trial.