Pune : Pune-Secunderabad Shatabdi Express has also been equipped with Vistadome transparent coach from Wednesday (August 10), so passengers will be able to experience nature in a transparent journey from this train as well. This is the fifth Central Railway train to have Vistadome type coaches added. These coaches are getting good response from the passengers, in the first four months of the new financial year, 32 thousand passengers have traveled in this coach, and the Central Railway has got a revenue of 3.99 crores.
Vistadome type coaches have been added to Deccan Queen, Deccan Express, Pragati Express, Mumbai-Madgaon Janshatabdi Express running between Pune-Mumbai by Central Railway. These coaches get a spontaneous response from the passengers. Passengers can experience the valleys, rivers and waterfalls on the Mumbai-Goa route as well as the wonderful nature of the Western Ghats on the Mumbai-Pune route. After these four trains now Vistadome coach has been added to Pune- Secunderabad Shatabdi Express.
Pune- Secunderabad Shatabdi Express passengers will enjoy Ujani backwater and dam near Bhigwan. This area is famous for exotic and migratory birds. Similarly, travelers can enjoy the natural beauty of the forest while passing through the Anantagiri hills near Vikarabad. Pune – Secunderabad Shatabdi Express will leave Pune at 6 AM (except Tuesday) and reach Secunderabad at 2.20 PM on the same day. Secunderabad – Pune Shatabdi Express will leave Secunderabad at 2.45 pm (except Tuesday) and reach Pune at 11.10 pm on the same day.
Features of Vistadome containers
The glass-roofed coaches, wide windows, LED lights, ninety-degree rotatable and pushback seats, sophisticated doors, galleries, etc., allow passengers to experience the natural surroundings during the journey.