The Southern Railway has given an upgrade to the rake of the Chennai Egmore-Karaikal Express, which was flagged off on Tuesday.
The rake modernised under the Utkrisht phase-II project has better sanitation facilities and other passenger amenities. A release issued by Southern Railway said the Chennai Division had identified the Karaikal Express for enhancing passenger comfort with Utkrisht coaches.
The coaches have epoxy flooring, longer lifespan, eco-friendly bio toilets, auto air freshner system to maintain better hygiene and colourful coating on the wash basin. The coaches have been fitted with fire extinguishers and charging points were provided in all reserved coaches.
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