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Press Release No. 23515-02-2019
Press Release No. 235, LHB COACHES FOR KSR BENGALURU - DANAPUR EXPRESS

                                                                                                        

                                                                    SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY

                                      Press Release No. 235  Dt. 12.02.2019

LHB COACHES FOR KSR BENGALURU - DANAPUR

 EXPRESS

Third Rake of Train No. 12295/12296 KSR Bengaluru – Danapur – KSR Bengaluru Sanghamitra Express will be provided with LHB coaches with effect from KSR Bengaluru o­n 13.02.2019, 18.02.2019, 23.02.2019, 28.02.2019, 05.03.2019, 10.03.2019, 15.03.2019, 20.03.2019, 25.03.2019, 30.03.2019 and from Danapur o­n 15.02.2019, 20.02.2019, 25.02.2019, 02.03.2019, 07.03.2019, 12.03.2019, 17.03.2019, 22.03.2019, 27.03.2019 and 01.04.2019.

Out of five rake of this train two rake have already been replaced with LHB Rake with effect from 13.01.2019 & 27.01.2019 from KSR Bengaluru and 15.01.2019 & 29.01.2019 from Danapur. Another Two rakes will be replaced shortly.

The LHB coaches are designed for higher speed and have fire-retardant qualities. They are anti-telescopic and fitted with anti-role bars. The sturdy and robust design is more safer than conventional coaches.  These coaches, manufactured under technology transfer from Germany, have automatic couplers to join two coaches, unlike conventional coaches where o­ne needs to go inside the coach and move through the vestibule to uncouple two coaches; these advanced couplers can be very easily uncoupled from the outside. Thus they are very much helpful from safety point of view. The LHB coaches are fitted with microprocessor controlled high capacity air conditioning system, which gives passengers better comfort during summer and winter season. 

The modern coaches are more comfortable, have a higher life-span of 35 years against ICF's 25 years, and also have a 12%-15% higher passenger capacity. The coaches have additional amenities like modular & elegant light fittings, halogen reading lights for individual seats, moveable/sliding coat hooks, upgraded higher capacity power car for end-on generation, controlled discharge toilet system (CDTS).

   

                                                                                   (E. Vijaya)

                                                       Chief Public Relations Officer





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