Date of Post: 09 June, 2018
Coimbatore: Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain flagged off the Uday Express double decker train between Coimbatore and Bengaluru. The UDAY Express will be a boon for those who travel frequently between Tamil Nadu & Karnataka, Gohain said. The reduced travel time will also be a major draw for business class travellers between Coimbatore & Bengaluru, he added.
- The UDAY (Utkrisht Double Decker Air-Conditioned Yatri) Express, announced in the Railway budget in 2016, is equipped with a host of new features such as infotainment system, with wi-fi, GPS-based passenger information system, food vending machines and an exclusive dining area for passengers.
- Another feature is all the coaches would be manned by women travelling ticket examiners.
- The train (No.22666) will leave Coimbatore at 5.45 a.m and reach Bengaluru at 12.40 p.m.
- In the return direction, it will depart from Bengaluru at 2.15 p.m to reach Coimbatore at 9 p.m.
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