Ministry of Railways

Vistadome Coaches

Posted On: 03 AUG 2022 4:43PM by PIB Delhi

             Vistadome coaches for various gauges viz. Broad Gauge, Meter Gauge and Narrow Gauge are in operation over Indian Railways network. At present, 33 Vistadome coaches are attached in 23 pairs of trains as under:-

 

   

Sl.

Name of Zone

Train numbers and name

1.

Central Railway

11007/08 Mumbai-Pune Express

 12051/52 Mumbai-Madgaon Express

 12123/24 Deccan Queen Express

12125/26 Mumbai Pune Express

12025/26 Pune – Secunderabad Express

2.

East Coast Railway

08551/52 Vishakhapatnam – Kirandul Passenger

08546/45 Vishakhapatnam – Koraput Passenger

3.

Northeast            Frontier Railway

15777/78 Alipurduar – New Jalpaiguri Express

15887/88 Guwahati-Badarpur Express

12088/87 Guwahati - Naharlagun Express

05888/87 Guwahati – Jorhat Express

4.

Western Railway

20947/50 Ahmedabad-Kevadiya Express

52965/66 Dr Ambedkar Nagar – Kalakund Train

52001/02 Bilimora – Waghai Passenger

12009/10 Mumbai – Gandhinagar Express

52003/04 Billimora-Waghai Passenger

5.

South                 Western Railway

16539/40 Yeswantpur-Mangalore Express

16515/16 Yeswantpur-Karwar Express

16575/76 Yeswantpur-Mangalore Express

16579/80 Yeswantpur-Shivamogga Express

6.

Northern Railway

52459/60 Kalka - Shimla Him Darshan

52453/54 Kalka - Shimla Mail

04647/48 Pathankot-Baijnath-Paprola

 

          Manufacture and Induction of more Vistadome coaches in train services is an ongoing process subject to operational feasibility, schedule of the train, traffic justification and availability of rolling stock. 12 LHB Vistadome coaches are under manufacture at Integral Coach Factory, Chennai.

 

 

30 Narrow Gauge Vistadome coaches for Kalka Shimla Railway are under manufacture at Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala. Conversion of 10 Narrow Gauge Coaches into Vistadome coaches is underway at Northeast Frontier Railway.

 

This information was given by the Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronic & Information Technology, Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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RKJ/M

 



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