SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
HOWRAH-HATIA KRIYA YOGA EXPRESS TO RUN WITH LHB COACHES
Kolkata, 19th August, 2019:
With a view to provide secured and comfortable journey to the travelling passengers, South Eastern Railway has decided to convert two rakes of 18615/18616 Howrah-Hatia-Howrah Kriya Yoga Express with most sophisticated and modern LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) coaches instead of existing conventional coaches. w.e.f 19.08.2019 both from Howrah and Hatia.
With the introduction of LHB rake, 18615/18616 Howrah-Hatia-Howrah Kriya Yoga Express consisting of 22 coaches will have the following revised composition:- First AC-1, AC 2 Tier-2, AC 3 Tier-4, Sleeper Class-11, General Second Class-2. As a result, there will be an increase of 120 reserved Capacity in each trip.
After the introduction of LHB Coaches, safety of the passengers will also be secured by and large in comparison with conventional coaches.
Since Indian Railways is moving ahead in respect of modernisation, all mail/express trains are gradually upgraded with LHB Coaches for better performance and passenger safety. Passengers during journey in LHB Coaches will feel the advantages of open space, well decoration, movement during speed without jerk, proper lighting and these are economical in maintenance as well.