Indian Railways passengers can now look forward to jerk-free smooth rides on Shatabdi and Rajdhani Express trains. As part of its plan to upgrade premium services, Indian Railways is undertaking the exercise of replacing couplers in these trains.
As of now all Shatabdi Express trains under Northern Railways have already received this upgrade. A Railway Ministry official told Financial Express Online that by end of this year, all Shatabdi Express trains across the entire railway network will have new couplers.
“The plan is to upgrade all Shatabdi Express trains with new couplers by end of December and all Rajdhani Express trains pan-India by end of January 2019,” the official told Financial Express Online.
A coupler in a train is a device that connects coaches with each other. Indian Railways is replacing age-old couplers with a new version of Centre Buffer Coupler (CBC). Read More
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