Business class passengers will get premium lounge facilities
Business class passengers will get tremendous luxury treatment at Rapid Train stations. The ambiance of the premium lounge will also be completely luxurious, with comfortable sofas, magazines, books, coffee and tea will also be arranged for the passengers.
being built from Delhi to Meerut rapid rail corridor (Rapid Train Corridor) Premium lounges will be set up at all railway stations. Passengers traveling in business class of Rapid Train will be provided accommodation in premium lounges. NCRTC officials gave this information on Saturday. Officials said that the premium lounges to be built at the railway station will be reserved only for business class passengers and ordinary passengers will not get access to it. Let us inform that the rapid train network from Delhi to Meerut can be started by March next year.
Rapid train will run at the speed of 160 kmph
Officials said that there will be a separate entry for the premium lounge, which will be present on the platforms of all the stations and business class passengers will also be able to enter the premium coach of the train directly from the lounge. He said that this rapid rail, which will be run between Delhi and Meerut, will be the fastest train in the country. This train has been designed to run at a speed of 180 kmph. However, it will provide services with a speed of 160 kmph. The average speed of these trains will be 100 km per hour.
Business class fare will be higher than the normal fare
An NCRTC official said that all rapid trains running between Delhi and Meerut will have a premium coach or a business class coach. To travel in this coach, you will have to pay more fare than the ordinary coach. In addition, airport-like premium lounges will also be provided at all stations for business class passengers. Apart from this, many other facilities of business class will be provided to the business class passengers.
Business class passengers will get world class facilities
Business class passengers will get tremendous luxury treatment at Rapid Train stations. The ambiance of the premium lounge will also be completely luxurious, with comfortable sofas, magazines, books, coffee and tea will also be arranged for the passengers. However, only those people who have business class tickets will be able to go to the premium lounges of the stations.
No concrete information about rent yet
One coach of Rapid Train will be reserved for business class passengers while one coach will be reserved for women only. Business class coaches will have more space than regular coaches and will also have more comfortable seats. The official said that no decision has been taken about how much fare will be charged for traveling in the rapid train. But, to collect the fare, automatic fare collection system will be installed here like those installed at metro stations. Apart from this, tickets can also be purchased from NCRTC’s mobile app.
How will the train coaches be
The seating facilities in the rapid train running between Delhi and Meerut will be based on the 2×2 formula. The seats of the train will be like that of Shatabdi Express. Apart from this, a lot of space will also be kept for standing in the coaches of the train. Apart from this, the compartments will have separate luggage storage, CCTV cameras will be installed for security, power sockets for charging laptops and mobile phones and route maps will be available. Not only this, keeping in mind the convenience of the passengers, there will also be auto control lighting systems.
Let us tell you that a target has been set to start the 17-km section between Sahibabad to Duhai by 2023. While the entire line is expected to start by 2025.