Rani Chennamma Express has been provided with Utkrisht rake to provide greater comfort to passengers from June 22.
This could be the termed as the first gift from MOS Railways Suresh Angadi.
The exteriors of the coaches are painted apricot yellow and blood red. The interiors have been refurbished with a provision of LED lights. The coaches have bio-toilets with health faucets and trash bins placed near the wash basins.
The rakes have also been given a new color scheme on the exterior – beige, and maroon. The rakes will provide better facilities to passengers, including LED lightings, odorless toilets.
The toilets of all the coaches have improved fittings, vinyl wrapping provided at the doorways of the coaches, night glow stickers and Braille signages inside the coaches and new colour scheme.
The unique feature of this Utkrisht Rake is the provision of Swachh Rail Toilet (SRT), which is a hybrid design of the bio-toilet system.
Toilet has the advantages of less water consumption, no chocking of the system, complete sealing of odour and maintenance friendly.
All coaches of this rake are fitted with energy efficient LED tube lights, panel of LED lights in doorway and gangway, provision of dustbins in the toilets, stickers with ‘Go Green’ messages, provision of integrated basin-cum-dustbins in AC coaches.