Photos: Flight-like luxury soon on Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express

Updated On Dec 14, 2017 01:01 PM IST

Aiming to provide train commuters with the luxury of air-travel, the Indian Railways will soon induct the Anubhuti chair car on the Western railway's Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express.

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A brand new Anubhuti luxury coach with “aircraft-like facilities” such as cushy interiors, bucket seats fitted with LCD screens, USB ports and more leg space has arrived in Mumbai and will soon be added to the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 14, 2017 01:01 PM IST

A brand new Anubhuti luxury coach with “aircraft-like facilities” such as cushy interiors, bucket seats fitted with LCD screens, USB ports and more leg space has arrived in Mumbai and will soon be added to the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

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The 56-seat air-conditioned chair car has been built by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) at a cost of Rs 2.84 crore. The coach has seating units in 2+2 configuration and its interior as well as exterior body have been given an artistic touch. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 14, 2017 01:01 PM IST

The 56-seat air-conditioned chair car has been built by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) at a cost of Rs 2.84 crore. The coach has seating units in 2+2 configuration and its interior as well as exterior body have been given an artistic touch. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

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The coach, from the high-premium Anubhuti range is aimed at the fast-growing section of affluent passengers, targeting them with sophisticated amenities similar. “Anubhuti coaches with aircraft-like facilities will be inducted into our services very soon, may be from the beginning of New Year as and when the Railway Board takes the final decision on the fare structure,” WR Chief PRO Ravinder Bhakar (L) said. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 14, 2017 01:01 PM IST

The coach, from the high-premium Anubhuti range is aimed at the fast-growing section of affluent passengers, targeting them with sophisticated amenities similar. “Anubhuti coaches with aircraft-like facilities will be inducted into our services very soon, may be from the beginning of New Year as and when the Railway Board takes the final decision on the fare structure,” WR Chief PRO Ravinder Bhakar (L) said. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

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Each seat in the Anubhuti coach comes installed with a LCD entertainment screen where passengers can play music and movies with personalised headphones during their journey. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 14, 2017 01:01 PM IST

Each seat in the Anubhuti coach comes installed with a LCD entertainment screen where passengers can play music and movies with personalised headphones during their journey. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

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Government officials inspect the facilities in the newly arrived coach. “We have received first such coach and we would get the second one very soon. These coaches are equipped with all sorts of comfort facilities and promise to deliver more than what the Railways currently offers even on executive and first-class coaches that are attached to trains like Shatabdi and Rajdhani,” Bhakar said. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 14, 2017 01:01 PM IST

Government officials inspect the facilities in the newly arrived coach. “We have received first such coach and we would get the second one very soon. These coaches are equipped with all sorts of comfort facilities and promise to deliver more than what the Railways currently offers even on executive and first-class coaches that are attached to trains like Shatabdi and Rajdhani,” Bhakar said. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

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The seats have personalised reading lights and a bell to summon the attendant. Other prominent features include designer bio-toilets, diffused lighting, better ergonomics and ‘Divyang’ friendly braille-integrated seat stickers. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 14, 2017 01:01 PM IST

The seats have personalised reading lights and a bell to summon the attendant. Other prominent features include designer bio-toilets, diffused lighting, better ergonomics and ‘Divyang’ friendly braille-integrated seat stickers. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

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An attendant shows the control unit of the coach. These coaches, manufactured at the Rail Coach Factory in Rae Bareli, are already operational on the Delhi- Chanḍigaṛh Shatabdi Express. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 14, 2017 01:01 PM IST

An attendant shows the control unit of the coach. These coaches, manufactured at the Rail Coach Factory in Rae Bareli, are already operational on the Delhi- Chanḍigaṛh Shatabdi Express. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

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