Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express is now ‘luxurious’! 25 gorgeous images after makeover under Operation Swarn
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express has been revamped under Indian Railways’ ‘Operation Swarn’. The 12951/52 Rajdhani Express between Mumbai and Delhi has a host of new features – from comfortable and clean seats, LED lighting to modular and swanky and more hygienic toilets.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express has been revamped under Indian Railways' 'Operation Swarn'. The 12951/52 Rajdhani Express between Mumbai and Delhi has a host of new features – from comfortable and clean seats, LED lighting to modular and swanky and more hygienic toilets. Also, a team of well-trained on board certified staff has been deployed in the coaches to help passengers. Sample this – toilets in the second-AC coaches will have disposable paper seat covers! The Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express is a crucial premium train that plies between the two cities and any upgrade is bound to be welcomed by people – especially when it comes with no hike in railway fare. We take a look at 25 gorgeous images that sum up all that's new in the Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express:
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: In a bid to keep trains cleaner, Indian Railways has covered the entrance area of all coaches with anti-graffiti vinyl wrapping. This is in colours of blue and orange to keep the overall interior feel bright and colourful.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: LED lights have been provided in all coaches. According to Indian Railways, this helps increase illumination by 25% while also reducing the energy requirement by 50%.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: The seating area for passengers has been made "squeaky clean" to enhance passenger experience of travelling.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: The toilets of the premium train now have anti-graffiti vinyl wrapped interiors with floral design. Luxury fittings like better quality taps, health faucets have also been provided in the washrooms.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: The Indian-style toilet has also been given a modular revamp. The floors of the toilet have been covered with scrapper mats to keep the toilets clean. Two-way taps have also been provided.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: The lighting inside the toilets has also been improved to make the overall washroom well-lit.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Auto-janitors have been installed in the washrooms to control foul odour and ensure fresh-smelling toilets. A cleaning schedule has been made for each lavatory.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Honouring the cultural heritage and monuments of Delhi, Mumbai and Gujarat, photographs have been displayed in the entrance area to improve the overall look and feel of the train.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Glow-in-the-dark berth indicator boards have been added to help passengers find seats in the dark as well.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express coaches will now have retro-reflective destination boards and coach numbering plates. This will help passengers locate coaches even in the night.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Hollow mats of better quality have been provided in the area connecting coaches. Also, the vestibule doors (doors connecting coaches) have been refitted with an easier operating mechanism.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Hygienic, disposable and bio-degradable paper seat covers have been provided in all Second AC coaches.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Yet another measure for passenger convenience is the premium quality mirrors that have been provided next to the bathrooms. Improved dustbins have also been placed for better hygiene.
Adding to the luxury feel, Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express train will provide wide pillows to printed bed sheets, premium quality line to blankets with washable covers to passengers in the First AC coaches.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: To give a fresh look to the First AC cabin, new design curtains have been used.
Indian Railways has provided digital watches in the cabins of First AC coaches in the Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express. These indicate temperature and humidity as well.
Yet another feature that has been introduced for the First AC coaches is a new design food serving trolley. This has been done on a trial basis to keep food safe and hygienic, says Indian Railways.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: For the First AC cabins, new design stainless steel dustbins have been added and wooden stools for passenger convenience have also been placed. Additionally, the carpets will be washed and shampooed regularly, says Indian Railways.
The corridors in the First AC coaches have been made more vibrant with LED lighting and better quality curtains.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: The shower area in the First AC coaches has also been improved for a more luxurious experience.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: For the First AC coaches, an automatic personal seat dispenser has been provided in the toilets – making the toilet usage more hygienic every time.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Information related to the safety of passengers and services available on board has been put on a single notice board in each coach.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Modular doors have been provided over electrical panels as per an improved design by RCF.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: To avoid confusion and inconvenience to passengers, the coach numbers have also been indicated inside the train.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: The pantry cars in the train have been cleaned and one-way vision films have been put on windows to prevent people from staring in.