Saturday, 24 November 2012

Passenger Friendly Train Service in Kashmir Valley

New Delhi:(Page3 News Network)-Integral Coach Factory of Indian Railways has designed and manufactured Diesel Electric Multiple Units (DEMUs) rakes which are already running in Kashmir Valley. These DEMUs have been specially designed to operate in subzero conditions and also have been furnished aesthetically keeping in view the tourist traffic in Srinagar Valley. Various features have been incorporated in these units, keeping in view all prevailing circumstances of the region to make the services passenger friendly. Specially designed roof mounted heating units to take care of comfort of passengers during winter season and stainless steel chequered sheet below the first window of the compartment of physically handicapped passengers so as to enable visually challenged passengers to identify the coach, have been provided.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Kotla Jaya Surya Prakash Reddy in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today. 

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