New Vistadome coach arrives at Visakhapatnam railway station


The rail journey from Visakhapatnam to Araku is kind of mesmerising and the easiest way to undertake this journey is in a Vistadome coach. With giant glass home windows and 360 levels rotatable chairs, these coaches are the in-trend option to discover the Araku Valley. Waltair Railway Division, being the primary to launch a Vistadome-equipped practice in India, now desires to money in additional on this pattern. Accordingly, a brand new Vistadome coach arrived at Visakhapatnam railway station on Wednesday. 

The bogie arrived with the New Delhi-Visakhapatnam AP Specific at platform no. 5 at Visakhapatnam railway station. It’s but to be introduced when this new Vistadome coach will likely be put into operation. 

Speaking concerning the demand for Vistadome coaches, Divisional Railway Supervisor Anup Kumar Satpathy shared that the Waltair Division plans to make use of 3 extra Vistadome coaches within the coming few months, as a way to meet the passenger demand. 

After the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Vistadome coaches on the Visakhapatnam – Araku particular practice ran at about 50 – 60 % occupancy. However within the later months, the occupancy picked up and is now near one hundred pc. With the brand new Vistadome coaches, the Waltair Railway Division is anticipating the continuation of the identical. 

First launched in April 2017, Vistadome coaches took some time to woo the individuals of Visakhapatnam. However since then, they’ve been in excessive demand for journey from Visakhapatnam to Araku. A typical Vistadome journey from Visakhapatnam to Araku prices about Rs. 670 whereas the ticket fare in the wrong way is round Rs. 520, beneath the Govt Class class. Passengers travelling in these coaches get an unhindered, scenic view of the Araku Valley from an AC-ventilated bogie consisting of reclining seats. 



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