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Indian Railways' North Central Railway(NCR) zone  has introduced the newly launched AC 3-tier economy coach in the 04141 Prayagraj – Udhampur  Superfast Special Express. 

After Prayagraj-Jaipur Express, now passengers of Prayagraj-Udhampur Special train will be able to enjoy the journey in AC 3-tier economy coach. This is the second train from Prayagraj to get an AC 3-tier economy coach.

Udhampur Express runs from Prayagraj Junction on Monday and Friday. The fare on this train from Prayagraj to Udhampur in AC III is 1910. The fare in AC 3 economy coach will be 1815. 

The new AC coach will have the capacity to take 83 passengers instead of 72 in the conventional AC three-tier coach. According to the Indian Railways, the fare in these coaches will also be cheaper than the normal AC three-tier coach.

Features of the AC 3 tier economy coach:

-These coaches have 83 seats instead of 72. Passengers will get additional 11 berths in these coaches.

-The coaches were specially designed for the convenience of the divyangs.

-In these, modern arrangements have been made for mobile phones and magazine holders, fire safety.

-Personalized reading lights, AC vents, USB points, mobile charging points, better ladder to climb to the upper berth and snack table are some of the key features.

-These air-conditioned three-tier economy class coaches are capable of running at an optimum speed of 160 kilometers per hour.

Redesign of the AC ducting to provide individual AC vents for each berth

-Providing Improved and modular design of berths and ergonomically designed ladder for accessing the middle and upper berths etc.

-Each coach is provided with a wider and one disabled-friendly toilet entry door which is a new initiative.

-Public address and passenger information systems have also been installed as a part of passenger facilities in these coaches.

-The interior of the coach has luminescent aisle markers, illuminated berth indicators integral with night lights with luminescent berth numbers.

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