“UDAY Express” Double-decker Train From Coimbatore To Bengaluru, Launched today | Indian Railways New Double-Decker Train Will Launch Today.
The UDAY Express double-decker train consists of 10 coaches. 2 of them are power cars, 3 are having dining facility where 104 passengers can sit and dine together in each coach and the rest 5 coaches are without dining facility where 120 passengers can sit in each coach.
The UDAY Express double-decker train will travel between Bengaluru station in Karnataka and Coimbatore station in Tamil Nadu. It is a complete air-conditioned, double-decker express luxury train which aims at serving the business class travellers.
Indian Railway will flag off UDAY Express double-decker train today between Coimbatore and Bengaluru stations.
The much-anticipated UDAY Express double-decker train will flag off today between the stations Coimbatore and Bengaluru by Railway’s Union Minister of State, “Rajen Gohain”. “UDAY Express” is a complete air-conditioned, double-decker express luxury train which aims at serving the business class travellers. The name of the train, “UDAY” stands for Utkrisht Double-Decker Air-conditioned Yatri. This double-decker train consists of 10 coaches. 2 of them are power cars, 3 are having dining facility where 104 passengers can sit and dine together in each coach and the rest 5 coaches are without dining facility where 120 passengers can sit in each coach.
Modern Features Installed In All New UDAY Express Double-Decker Train.
The new UDAY Express double-decker train has been facilitated with many new features like Wi-Fi infotainment system, GPS based Passenger Info System, passenger-friendly toilets with modular fittings, diffused LED light system, solar reflection coated roofs, elegantly designed seat covers, refurbished roller blinds, armrests and window glasses, luggage racks with spray paint. The train has yellow and bright orange exterior. An anti-graffiti vinyl wrapping is also given to the exterior. Each of the 3 coaches with dining facility has also been provided. An automatic food vending machine is also facilitated to each of the 3 dining facility coaches by IRCTC which is first in any Indian Railways train.
UDAY Express Double-Decker Train Timings, Route and Fare:
The UDAY Express train on its initial run will depart at 10:30 AM from Coimbatore railway station and will reach KSR Bengaluru at 5:20 PM. According to the Indian Railways regular time schedule, train number 22666, UDAY Express will leave from Coimbatore at 5:40 AM and will reach Bengaluru at 12:40 PM, each day excepting Monday. In the return route, train number 22665, Bengaluru to Coimbatore UDAY Express train will depart from Bengaluru station at 2:15 PM and will reach at 9:00 PM at Coimbatore station excepting Monday. It is a total of 7 hours Journey route from Coimbatore to Bengaluru and 6 hours and 45 minutes journey route from Bengaluru to Coimbatore. In between, the train will stop at Salem, Erode and Tiruppur railway stations.
As per the Railway Ministry officials, the fares of the double-decker, UDAY Express train are almost the same as that of an AC chair car. We can book a ticket in Coimbatore to Bengaluru UDAY Express train through the IRCTC website. according to Financial Express Online, UDAY Express train ticket fare is Rs 610. It includes Rs 496 as base fare, Rs 40 as Reservation charge, Rs 45 Superfast charge and Rs 29 as total GST.