ERs Liluah workshop brings out second refurbished AC Chair Car

first_imgKolkata: As a part of its continuous endeavour towards providing more comfort to the passengers, Eastern Railway’s Carriage & Wagon Workshop, Liluah has brought out its 2nd refurbished AC Chair Car for attaching with ER originating trains.The 120 year old workshop is now being modernised for overhauling AC and Non-AC coaches including new generation coaches like LHB, refurbishing both AC and Non-AC coaches, retro-fitment of environment friendly Bio-Toilet in coaches, renovation of pantry cars etc. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedIt is one of the 3 pioneer workshops of Indian Railway to do overhauling of LHB coaches. This workshop also performs various other modification work for different types of train coaches for the convenience of passengers. It may be noted that the first Utkrisht rake of Indian Railway, provided for the 12311/12312 Kalka Mail of Eastern Railway, was developed at ER’s Liluah workshop itself, by upgrading the coaches. After the successful launch of Utkrisht rake with AC and Non-AC Sleeper Class coaches, the workshop is now upgrading the AC Chair Car coaches. Also Read – Bose & Gandhi: More similar than apart, says Sugata BoseThe first such AC Chair Car coach was turned out by the Liluah workshop in December, 2018. The refurbished AC Chair Car coaches have several features for improved aesthetics, cleaner interiors and more comfort for the passengers, which include new ergonomic seats and heavy-duty, fire-resistant, aviation standard, anti-static and high quality carpets. Other features on offer include anti-skid doorway, gangway flooring, modified doorway arrangement, passenger information system and CCTV inside the coach. Go-green message stickers inside the coach, foldable dustbins at the backside of the seats, modified LED central lighting, powder-coated and colour-matched fittings, drop-down curtains and reading lamp for the passengers will also be present.