दक्षिण पश्चिम रेलवे / SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY प्रेस विज्ञप्ति / Press Release No. 382 Dt: 22.10.2021
REPLACEMENT OF TRAINS RAKE FROM CONVENTIONAL TO LHB (LINKE HOFMANN BUSCH)
1. The service of Train No. 06249 / 06250 Yesvantpur – Hazrat Nizamuddin – Yesvantpur Sampark Kranti Express Special will be extended until further advice with effect commencing journey from Yesvantpur from 27.10.2021 and from 30.10.2021 from Hazrat Nizamuddin and Conventional rakes of these trains will be replaced with LHB coaches with effect from 27.10.2021 from Yesvantpur and from 30.10.2021 from Hazrat Nizamuddin.
2. Conventional rake of Train No. 02629 / 02630 Yesvantpur – Hazrat Nizamuddin - Yesvantpur Express Special will be replaced with LHB coaches in place of conventional coaches with effect from 26.10.2021 from Yesvantpur and from 29.10.2021 from Hazrat Nizamuddin.
Accordingly, above mentioned trains will run with revised composition of LHB coaches i.e. with TWOAC 2-tier Coaches, FIVE AC 3-tier Coaches, SIX Second Class Sleeper Coaches, TWO General Second Class Coaches, TWO Luggage cum Brake - vans with generator, TWO High Capacity Parcel Vans and ONEPantry Car.
LHB coaches are far superior to ICF coaches with respect to passenger comfort, safety, speed, corrosion, maintenance and aesthetics. These coaches are also longer as compared to ICF design resulting into more carrying capacity.
Chief Public Relations Officer South Western Railway, Hubballi