Rani Chennamma Express set for a swanky upgrade! Under Indian Railways’ ambitious Project Utkrisht, the South Western Railway zone is upgrading the rakes of more than 20 trains. Also, the colours of the coaches of these trains are being changed.
A South Western Railway official confirmed to Financial Express Online that soon, the Rani Chennamma Express, which runs between Kolhapur and Bengaluru via Hubballi will be given a makeover under Project Utkrisht. The train will be upgraded at Carriage Repair Workshop in Hubballi. Project Utkrisht aims to upgrade trains with ICF-design coaches to bring them at par with LHB coaches.
A sum of Rs 60 lakh is allotted to develop rakes of each train under the project with modern features such as smooth toilet flush, LED lighting, attractive PVP stickers, braille signage, bio-toilets in every coach and many more. Read More
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