Travel From Mumbai To Pune In New Glass-Domed Coaches With Rotatable Seats Offering Panoramic Views

by Tania Tarafdar
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 Instagram is full of travel posts in these coaches in various locations in Europe. Not Switzerland, you can now soak in views of the landscapes in the Vistadome Coaches while travelling from Mumbai to Pune route on the outstation train Deccan Express that operates between the two cities every day. Go on one of the most scenic trips of your life in the Mumbai-Pune Deccan Express Special Train starting from June 26. The bookings for this train will open on June 24 at all PRS centres and the website, www.irctc.co.in.

Coaches With Glass Roof & Observation Lounge

The new design Vistadome tourist coach will have many amenities to make the travelling experience better for tourists. The coaches will be equipped with WiFi, rotatable seats, large glass windows, glass roof, observation lounge for passengers to experience breathtakingly beautiful locations. Bihar Gets 200-Feet High Glass Bridge; Air Cycling & Safari To Come Up Near Skywalk

The Rotatable Seats Can Rotate Up To 180-Degree

The Vistadom tourist coach will have a larger viewing area, including rooftop glasses. The 44 rotatable seats can rotate up to 180-degree to face the direction of train movement. The BG Vistadome coaches’ glass windows have laminated glass sheets that will not shatter. These vistadome coaches will run only at tourist locations where passengers can enjoy the sightseeing.  Forget Bus & Auto, Ghaziabad Will Get Ropeway System For Local Commute.

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Arrival & Departure Timings Of The Special Trains

01007 Deccan Express special will depart from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus at 07.00 am daily from June 26 and arrive in Pune at 11:05 am on the same day. 01008 Deccan Express special will leave Pune at 3:15 pm daily and reach Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus at 7:05 pm, every day. The train will take halts at Dadar, Thane, Kalyan, Neral (for 01007 only), Lonavala, Talegaon, Khadki and Shivaji Nagar station. It comprises of three AC chair car, one second-class seating including guard’s brake van, 10 second-class seating and one Vistadome coach. 

Tourist Places To Get Vistadome Coaches

These are some of the places where vista dome coaches are being operated by the Indian Railways include:

  • Dadar and Madgaon
  • Araku Valley
  • Kashmir Valley
  • Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
  • Kalka Shimla Railway
  • Kangra Valley Railway
  • Matheran Hill Railway
  • Nilgiri Mountain Railway

The coaches manufactured by ICF has completed 180kmph oscillation trial.

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