IRCTC latest news: Making the train journey economical and affordable, the Railways on Wednesday rolled out its first air-conditioned three-tier economy class coach which is being touted by the ministry to be synonymous with the cheapest and best AC travel in the world.
As per updates, these train coaches will be economical and in between the current AC three-tier and non-AC sleeper class. Moreover, this LHB coach was rolled out from Rail Coach Factory (RCF) Kapurthala to Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO) Lucknow for the upcoming trial.
Issuing a statement, the Railways stated that many innovations have been incorporated in the design of the coach, and the high voltage electric switchgear currently installed onboard has been shifted below the underframe, thereby increasing the passenger capacity by introducing 11 additional berths.
The Railways also stated that each coach is provided with a wider and one disabled-friendly toilet entry door which is a new initiative.
“Several design improvements have also been made for improving passenger comfort like redesigning the AC ducting to provide individual vents for each berth,” it said.
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