Photos: Indian Railways flag off AC locals in Mumbai

Updated: Dec 25, 2017, 17:48
  • Photos: Indian Railways flag off AC locals in Mumbai

    Indian Railways on Monday flagged off India's first air-conditioned suburban local train for Mumbai commuters, 150 years after the first suburban local was hauled by a steam engine in 1867, officials said. Pic courtesy/ Parag Chhapekar

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  • Photos: Indian Railways flag off AC locals in Mumbai

    Manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai, the full AC air-suspension coaches have a capacity of carrying nearly 6,000 commuters per rake. Pic courtesy/ Parag Chhapekar

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  • Photos: Indian Railways flag off AC locals in Mumbai

    The train has automatic door opening-closing system, LED lights, Emergency Talk Back system between commuters and guard, a public address system and advanced GPS-based passenger information systems. Pic courtesy/ Parag Chhapekar

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  • Photos: Indian Railways flag off AC locals in Mumbai

    WR has announced an introductory fare to lure commuters to the new, 'cool' style of commuting, with the fare to be 1.2 times the cost of a first-class one-way regular ticket, and later the fare will be 1.3 times. Pic courtesy/ Parag Chhapekar

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  • Photos: Indian Railways flag off AC locals in Mumbai

    The average minimum fare of the train will be Rs 60 and maximum of Rs 205 per single journey, and a monthly season ticket fare of between Rs 570 and Rs 2,070 for a commuter. Pic courtesy/ Satej Shinde

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Indian Railways Flagged Off country's First Air-Conditioned Suburban Local Train for Mumbai Commuters. Here are the photos of the train