Providers of Mumbai-Pune Pragati Categorical, which have been suspended through the coronavirus-induced lockdown, can be restored from July 25 with a Vistadome coach which has a panoramic roof and home windows, the Central Railway (CR) mentioned on Tuesday.
The practice will run with the Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) rake, together with a Vistadome coach, the Central Railways mentioned in a launch.
Pragati Categorical is the third practice on the Mumbai-Pune route after Deccan Queen and Deccan Categorical that can run with a Vistadome coach and the fourth on the CR community, as Mumbai-Madgaon Jan Shatabdi Categorical additionally runs with a Vistadome coach, as per the discharge.
Vistadome coaches include 180-degree rotatable plush seats, massive glass home windows, glass roofs with anti-glare screens, and a Wi-Fi-based system to supply passengers extra info.
Pragati Categorical will depart from Pune at 7.50 am and can arrive in Mumbai at 11.25 am on the identical day, whereas for the return journey it’s going to depart CSMT at 4.25 pm and attain Pune at 7.50 pm.
In response to the discharge, the 14-coach practice will run with an LHB rake. LHB coaches are thought of safer and extra snug in comparison with conventional coaches.
The practice can be operated by way of the Panvel-Karjat route as an alternative of the common Kalyan-Karjat route and en route it’s going to halt at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Karjat, Lonavala, and Shivaji Nagar stations, it mentioned.
Ticket reserving for the practice will open from July 20.
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