Mumbai - Ahmedabad AC Double DeckerWestern railways announced Trains details of new AC Double decker train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. This train started running from 19 - September - 2012 and will run on Monday to Saturday. Following are the further details of this train
- Train No. 12931/12932 Mumbai - Ahmedabad AC Double Decker Train:-Train No. 12931 Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Double Decker Super Fast Express will depart from Mumbai Central at 14.20 hrs from Monday to Saturday and reach Ahmedabad at 21.40 hrs. Train No. 12932 Ahmedabad-Mumbai Central Double Decker Super Fast Express will depart from Ahmedabad at 06.00 hrs from Monday to Saturday and reach Mumbai Central at 13.00 hrs.This train consists of AC Chair class. The carrying capacity of a coach of Double Decker Super Fast Express will be 120seats while the capacity of a coach of Shatabdi Express is78 i.e. 54% more. It is planned to provide a mini Pantry Car Service in the train which will provide snacks etc. to the passengers’ on payment. It is also planned to make available LCD screens in the train to provide entertainment to the passengers on advertisement basis with no cost to the railways. It will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand and Nadiad in both the directions.
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Double Decker Trains Details
Double Decker are fully Air Conditioned (AC) trains with 2 Floor express trains. This is considered to be highest priority train in India. Double deckers having less number of stoppages also.
In the new design, 128 passengers can be seated as compared with 78 passengers in Shatabdi chair cars, thus increasing the capacity by almost 70 per cent. To save upon space, it was decided to use End-On-Generation configuration where power for train lighting and air-conditioning is supplied by two power cars, attached at both ends of the train.
Following are the other Double Decker Trains Running in India