With next Lok Sabha elections less than an year away, the Narendra Modi government is trying to ensure it lives up to his promise of changing the way Indians travel on trains.
Under previous rail minister Suresh Prabhu as well as the current minister Piyush Goyal, the national transporter has been revamped in a variety of ways. Five new trains are at the centre of Modi’s ambitious project to transform Indian Railways.
The project is important for Modi due to its huge connect with common people. Below are these five high-speed and express trains launched in the last four years:
This fully AC III tier train was launched in 2016 and is loaded with many facilities. The interiors of the coaches have anti-graffiti vinyl coating, reading light for each seat, CCTV, GPS, LED display screen, mobile and laptop charging points, braille display for the visually impaired, smoke-detection system, baby nappy changing pads, tea and coffee vending machines, refrigerator to store foods brought from home and oven to heat the food. Read More
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