Indian Railways’ mail and express trains will soon start looking beige and brown unlike the dark blue coaches currently. And a beginning has already been made. The new colour scheme has already been introduced with the freshly-painted Delhi-Pathankot Express which will be rolled out by the month-end.
Just like Delhi-Pathankot Express, Indian Railways has to paint nearly 30,000 coaches in new colour scheme. The new colour scheme has been developed by Northern Railway’s in-house team. Recently NDTV reported that The Northern Railway has painted seven different colour schemes on sleeper coaches.
It is noteworthy that the colour of Rajdhani and other premium trains such as Shatabdi and Duronto will not be changed since the new colour scheme will be rolled out with mail/express service that still carry conventional coaches. Read More