Indian railways started the Double Decker train services between Mumbai and Goa. Proposed starting station on Mumbai is Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) and the Destination location is Madgaon. As per one of the famous News Paper this trial will done on Next Week.
Double Decker trains are taller than normal trains, if the coaches will be able to clear several tunnels right from Parsik tunnel up to Madgaon within the specified regulations of the railways.
|Mumbai - Goa AC Double Decker Express Train|
Latest Updates : 08-12-2015
MUMBAI - GOA AC DOUBLE DECKER EXPRESS TRAIN STARTEDAt last dream fulfilled, LTT Mumbai - Goa (Madgaon) Double Decker Express Train started it's journey.
Konkan Railway published following details of AC Double Decker Express Train .
- AC Double Decker Express Train No.11085 (Tri-weekly) will have AC Chair Car Coaches and will leave LTT on every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday at 05.30 hrs and will reach Madgaon at 17.30 hrs on the same day.
- Similarly in Up Direction, Train No.11086 (Tri-weekly) will leave Madgaon on every Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 06.00 hrs and will reach LTT at 17.10 hrs on the same day.
Train will have 10 Coaches
HaltingThane, Panvel, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Sawantwadi, Thivim and Karmali 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