Indian Railways Project Utkrisht: In line with its aim to upgrade ICF-design coaches of Mail/Express trains, Indian Railways has completely revamped the 12125/12126 Pragati Express that runs from Pune to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station. The upgraded 12125/12126 Pragati Express will be pressed into service from November 4. Project Utkrisht involves upgrading the rakes at a cost of Rs 60 lakh each. The upgrade involves major uplift to toilets with better fittings and mechanism for efficient flushing and better seats and interiors for the comfort of passengers.
According to Indian Railways, the rake has been refurbished with several new features such as LED lights, new fans, passenger information system in AC coaches. The toilets now have ceramic tiles for better cleanliness, upgraded toilet amenities, custom designed window ventilators in each washroom for air circulation. Indian Railways claims that each coach has a different, pleasing interior with colour coordinated vinyl film wall patterns & interior paint. Read more
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