Mumbai-Pune train: Dine like a Queen no longer?


Mumbai-Pune train: Dine like a Queen no longer?

The good news is that the Deccan Queen, which operates between Mumbai and Pune, is set to be fitted with new, better coaches by the end of the year. The bad news is that it’s famous ‘dining car’ may be scrapped.

Central Railway sources have said that existing coaches of the Deccan Queen (as also some other trains under its remit) will be replaced by those manufactured by German company Link-Hoffman-Busch.

These are bigger in size for carrying more passengers and load, lighter, better streamlined for greater speed, and with advanced safety features including anti-collision technology in case of accidents. Read More

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