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India to get more double decker trains

Last updated on: May 22, 2013 14:27 IST

Image: Superfast double-decker train.
Photographs: Sahil Salvi.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railways has recommended that more double decker trains be introduced with a view to double the existing passenger capacity of the Indian Railways.

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India to get more double decker trains

Image: Double decker train.
Photographs: Sahil Salvi.

"Keeping in view the burden on the existing infrastructure of railways, the introduction of double decker trains will help to increase two-fold existing passenger capacity of the Indian Railways," Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railways headed by MP T R Baalu recommended at its recent meeting, a release said.

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India to get more double decker trains


Photographs: Courtesy, RCF Kapurthala.


Southern Railway had recently introduced Chennai-Bangalore double decker service which has been well-received by passengers.

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