The Indian Railways is planning to gradually phase out generator cars from trains that will lead to creation of 20 thousand additional seats/berths for passengers, sources said.
Currently, over 500 trains have two attached generator car boggies. Railways will phase out one generator car from these trains in the first phase. This means that for each generator car, Railways can accommodate more passenger boggies which means more confirmed tickets for the passengers.
Sources added that the single generator car will be a noise-free car and will help Railways save Rs 800 crore annually. Read More
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