18 September 2017

Mumbai - Madgaon “Janashatabdi” Express to run with Vista Dome Coach – Enjoy the lush green & Panoramic views of Western Ghats on Konkan Railway from 18/09/2017

Good news for passengers !!! It has decided to attach one Glass top coach (Vista Dome) to  Train No. 12051 / 12052 Dadar - Madgaon - Dadar “Janashatadbi” Express from 18/09/2017 (Monday) ex Dadar on Permanent basis.Details are as under :

During Monsoon Timetable :

12051 Dadar – Madgaon Janashatabdi Express on every Monday, Thursday and Saturday from 18/09/2017 to 30/10/2017.
12052 Madgaon – Dadar Janashatabdi Express on every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday from 19/09/2017 to 31/10/2017.

During Non – Monsoon Timetable:
12051 /12052 Dadar – Madgaon – Dadar Janashatabdi Express Six days a week (Except Wednesday) from 02/11/2017.

Special Features :
Wide Windowpanes & roof of switchable glass that becomes either transparent or translucent with just the click of a switch ensures that passengers can gaze endlessly at the scenic landscape enroute with an exclusive glass observationlounge to allow uninterrupted sight – seeing.
LED lights
Rotatable seats and pushback chairs
GPS based info system
Multiple television screens
electrically operated automatic sliding compartment doors for Divyangs
Toilets with ceramic tile flooring and wall with all fittings.

Fare :
Fare will be equivalent to that of Executive Class in Shatabdi Express without catering charges.
Reservation charges, GST and any other charges will be levied in addition to the basic fare.
There shall be no concession and all passengers will be charged at full fare. Minimum chargeable distance shall be 50 Km.

Reservation :
Booking for this Vista Dome coach will be open at all computerised reservation centres and on website www.irctc,co.in from 17/09/2017.