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SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
HOWRAH-YESVANTPUR DURONTO EXPRESS
TO RUN WITH LHB COACHES
Kolkata, 12th March, 2020:
With a view to provide secure and comfortable journey to the travelling passengers, it has been decided to run all three rakes of 12245/12246 Howrah-Yesvantpur-Howrah Duronto Express with most sophisticated and modern LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) coaches instead of existing conventional coaches w.e.f. 13.03.2020 from Howrah. The revised composition of Howrah-Yesvantpur-Howrah Duronto Express is one First AC, one Second AC, five Third AC and eleven Sleeper Class coaches. With the introduction of LHB Coaches, travelling passengers would get improved passenger amenities with more comfort during journey. The features of new LHB Coaches are as under:-
·Fire Extinguisher in all coaches
·Fire detection and suppression system in all AC coaches
·Modular Wash Basin outside and inside the lavatory with automatic Bib Cock, which will save water.
·Air Suspension System in coaches for riding comfort in place of coil spring
·Modern equipment for application of automatic brake in case of failure in air suspension brake system
·Improvised Bio Toilet with water pressure system.
·Accommodation will increase substantially. There will be an increase of 72 berths in AC 3 Tier and 22 berths in Sleeper Class Coaches.
South Eastern Railway is committed to provide safety and security of the passengers with its improved passenger facilities and amenities.