Kalka-Shimla railway line gets its first Vistadome coach

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CHANDIGARH: The Northern Railways has introduced a see-through glass rooftop Vistadome coach between Kalka-Shimla section under the Ambala Division of Northen Railways. The train equipped with Vistadome coach ran its first trial trip recently.

As per a release issued by Ambala Division, the coach with a seating capacity of 36 passengers has modified windows and air-conditioning system. It is equipped with designer LED lights, window blinds, and cushioned wooden interiors.

The Railways said, “This special and aesthetically-designed Vistadome air-conditioned coach CT-15, also known as Nihaar, is a first-of-its-kind in this Kalka-Shimla railway section.”

The coach, which is likely to be put into service soon, has been modified and furnished in carriage and wagon depot at Kalka.

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