The North Central Railway (NCR) of Indian Railways has started the operation of cheap AC-3 tier economy coach from today.
New Delhi: The North Central Railway (NCR) of Indian Railways has started the operation of cheap AC-3 tier economy coach from today. Train number 02403/02404 Prayagraj-Jaipur-Prayagraj Daily Special Express will start operating cheap AC-3 tier economy coach from today. In the new AC coach, 83 passengers can be carried instead of 72 in the conventional AC three-tier coach. According to the Indian Railways, the fare in these coaches will also be less than the normal AC three tier coach.
Let us tell you that for the first time in Indian Railways, these coaches are being used in a train. There are 83 seats in these coaches instead of 72. There will be 11 extra berths in these coaches. The coaches have been specially designed for the convenience of the differently-abled. In these, many arrangements have been made including mobile phones and magazine holders, protection from fire. Apart from this, many special facilities will be available including personalized reading light, AC vents, USB point, mobile charging point, better ladder to climb to the upper berth and snack table.
How much will the rent be?
The fare of this coach from Prayagraj to Jaipur is only Rs.1085/- while the fare of Conventional III AC coach is Rs.1175/-. Similarly the fare from Prayagraj to Agra is Rs 740/- (fare of Conventional III AC coach is Rs 800) while from Prayagraj to Mathura is Rs 835 (fare of Conventional III AC coach is Rs 905).
According to reports, after Prayagraj-Jaipur Daily Special, these coaches will be installed in Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Kochuveli, Visakhapatnam-Amritsar and Lucknow-Mumbai Pushpak Express trains.
Features of the AC 3 tier economy coach
>> This coach will get 83 seats i.e. 11 extra berths.
>> These coaches have been designed keeping the differently-abled in mind.
>> Apart from this, there are many special facilities including phone charging, fire safety.
>> Personalized reading light, AC vents, USB point, mobile charging point will also be available