UDAY Specific connecting Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam will get good response from travellers- The New Indian Specific


By Specific Information Service

VIJAYAWADA: The newly-introduced UDAY (Utkrisht Double-Decker Air-Conditioned Yatri) Specific, connecting Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam, has evoked a superb response from rail customers, with its common occupancy reaching over 90 per cent. The prepare was flagged off from Vizag by Union Minister of State for Railways Suresh C Angadi on September 26. 

In a press launch issued right here on Thursday, Divisional Railway Supervisor (DRM) P Srinivas claimed that the introduction of UDAY Specific has proved to be a boon to the commuters travelling between Visakhapatnam and Amaravati. Protecting a distance of 350 km between the 2 cities, UDAY Specific is supplied with high-end options, and has temporary halts at Duvvada, Anakapalle, Tuni, Samarlakota, Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem and Eluru, he mentioned.

Srinivas mentioned such double-decker trains had been specifically designed by the Indian Railways and had been primarily allotted to busier routes to extend the carrying capability. The specific operating between the 2 Andhra Pradesh cities has 9 coaches, with a complete seating capability of 1,032. Its putting interiors, cushioned seating and show screens are a number of the sights. With five-and-a-half hours of the entire journey time and aggressive ticket pricing, the brand new prepare is likely one of the finest choices to commute between the 2 cities, the DRM added. 

Stating the brand new specific has met the individuals’s expectations, Srinivas opined that the prepare has set the course to formalise new requirements of comfort and cost-effectiveness to commuting by means of trains. 
  “As per the directives of Ministry of Railways, coaches offered by Germany’s Linke Hofmann Busch have enhanced security options. They’re anti-telescopic (don’t overturn even in a collision), lighter and may go as much as a pace of 160 kmph,” he mentioned.  



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