Taking forward the modernisation process through 'Operation Swarn', Indian Railways has planned to introduce luxurious facilities in Rajadhani Express, reports Financial Express.
The FE report quoted a senior official from the railways as saying that all Rajadhani Express trains on the Indian Railways network would be upgraded under Operation Swarn launched in 2017.
As part of the operation, almost 14 Rajadhani trains and 15 Shatabdi expresses were modified.
"The first phase of 'Swarn' was completed by late 2018 and the second phase will be over by September 2019,” the official was quoted as saying in the report.
“The makeover of all Shatabdi Express trains is complete, and now the remaining Rajdhani Express trains will be completed soon, making all these premium trains of Swarn standard,” the official added.
According to the report, the makeover of the Express involved LED lights, clean seating areas, glow-in-the-dark berth indicator boards, retro-reflective destination boards, better quality mats in the toilet and entrance area, anti-graffiti vinyl wrapping, premium quality linen for AC first passengers and most importantly, modular restrooms with health faucets, plush fittings and automatic personal seat dispenser covers for toilets.
Indian Railways, under Operation Swarn, has empowered all zonal railways to upgrade their respective Shatabdi and Rajdhani Express trains at a cost of Rs 50 lakh per rake.
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