SER INCREASES THE NUMBER OF
12 COACHES EMU RAKES
Kolkata, Aug.25, 2015:
S E Railway strives to provide better passenger amenities and comfort to the passengers, not only of long distance trains but also of suburban trains. As a Passenger Amenity measure, in the recent past maintenance capacity have been extended for 12 coach EMU rakes at Tikiapara Car Shed to increase the number of fleets of 12 coaches rakes.
In South Eastern Railway, 30 EMU rakes ply per day in suburban section out of which 9 rakes are of 12 car coaches.The last inclusion of 2 rakes took effect on 22.8.2015 which increased the 12 car rakes number from 7 rakes to 9 rakes.As a result, 12 coach EMU trains services have been increased from 43 trains to 57 trains per day to accommodate more suburban passengers per train.This railway is in a process to increase more 12 coach EMU trains to cater the demand of suburban passengers in this fiscal.