Unreserved rail passengers would from now on enjoy more comfortable travel.

The introduction of the Deen Dayalu coaches was announced in the Railway Budget 2016-17.

The coach, manufactured at Integral Coach Factory Chennai, provides several additional amenities like water filtration system to provide potable water, cushioned luggage racks, additional hand hold in doorway area, coat hooks, bio-toilets and toilet occupation indication display board.

It would also have enhanced mobile charging facility, LED lights and fire extinguishers with anti-theft arrangement.

Enhanced capacity dustbins, water level indicator, interior panelling with aluminium composite panels will be among other features, an official press release said.

The exterior painting would feature Z-shaped orange colour bands and anti-graffiti coating.

In the current year, around 700 Deen Dayalu coaches have been planned for manufacturing and commissioning into service. Though the facilities have been enhanced, fares have been kept the same.


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