SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
CONVERSION OF ALL FOUR RAKES OF HOWRAH-YESVANTPUR EXPRESS FROM CONVENTIONAL TO LHB COACHES
Kolkata, 29th July, 2019:
With a view to provide secured and comfortable journey to the travelling passengers, South Eastern Railway has converted all four rakes of 12863/12864 Howrah-Yesvantpur Express with modern LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) coaches instead of existing conventional coaches. Today the fourth rake of Howrah-Yesvantpur Express has been inducted in the fleet. Thus, the entire services of 12863/12864 Howrah-Yesvantpur Express with LHB rake will start from Howrah w.e.f 29.07.2019 and from Yesvantpur on 31.07.2019.
With the introduction of LHB rake, 12863/12864 Howrah-Yesvantpur Express consisting of 22 coaches will have the following revised composition:- AC 2 Tier-1, AC 3 Tier-4, Sleeper Class-12, General Second Class-2, Pantry Car-1 and Power Car -2.
As a result of introduction of LHB rake, the passenger carrying capacity will increase by 6 berths in AC-2 tier coach, 8 berths in AC-3 Tier coach and 8 berths in Sleeper Class coach. Additional 536 passengers will be accommodated now in comparison to previous conventional service.