Travelling by Indian Railways air-conditioned coaches is set to get more panoramic! As a frequent train traveller, if you love looking out of the window of our air-conditioned three-tier or two-tier coach, then Indian Railways has good news for you. In line with world-class coaches, Indian Railways is introducing the “continuous window” concept in its air-conditioned coaches. “The idea originated from Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, who wanted coach factories to make wider windows,” an ICF official told Financial Express Online.
Integral Coach Factory or ICF in Chennai has made the first such coach and hopes to eventually shift production of all air-conditioned LHB coaches to ones with continuous windows. “While trying to implement the idea of wider windows in AC 3-tier and AC-2 tier coaches we decided to go for continuous windows, the kinds you find in international coaches,” the official told FE Online. Read More
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