Chennai bangalore double decker train to be launched this month


The much-awaited air-conditioned double-decker train linking Bangalore and Chennai is set to debut this month. To be operated daily, the train will initially have 10 AC chair cars. Each coach will have 120 reclining seats, with 50 in the upper deck, 48 in the lower and 22 in the middle, split at entrance on both sides. Being a double-decker, the train will carry 42 more passengers in each coach as against 78 per coach in a Shatabdi. Fare to travel in double-decker will be same (Rs 440) as in AC chair car of Brindavan or Lalbagh.

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