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Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains get makeovers

Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains get makeovers

In New Delhiholiday seaso, the trolley system is getting a massive boost in its quality. Starting in October of this year, the Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains will be gaining some improved changes, including the introduction of services for catering, better and politer staff, and entertainment on board.

With a total cost of ₹25 crore, the Indian Railways decided to do a complete makeover for thirty trains total, with fifteen being Rajdhani and fifteen being Shatabdi. By doing this, the railways are aiming to enhance and improve the traveling experience of the passengers in their provision of these premier trains.

The railways will be targeting the main holiday season, which begins in October, to launch their new projects for better trains.

They have a program that will last for three months known as Project Swarn (or gold), which plans to refurbish the interiors of train coaches, improve the quality of toilets on trains, and improve the level of cleanliness in train coaches.


Feedback consisting of complaints in these areas prompted these changes, among other complaints. These other issues will also see responsive improvement actions taken in due time.

As was said by a Railway Ministry official who is involved in the project, there was a decision made to improve these most common complaints within a time period of about three months.

Additionally, this project will push for the strengthening of security in trains, including the addition of escort personnel by the RPF.

These thirty trains will be included in cities such as Mumbai, New Delhi, Howrah, and Patna, among others.

There will also be measures taken to improve the punctuality in trains by increasing efforts to reduce train delays on the premier trains.

Hereby, this movement is aiming to improve the overall quality of trains in India, and thus, the railway experience of Indian passengers.

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