Top 6 Affordable High-Speed Indian Trains Of Today
Among all the experiences you could gain in India, travelling in train is one of the top notch activities. It is nothing more than just a mundane task for a commoner using it as his daily mode of transportation.
However, today’s technology has managed to add some entertainment and comfort to this mundane task and turned it into a tourism activity. Of all the existing fleets of rails in India, here are the six affordable high-speed trains to try for inter-state travel.
1. Vande Bharat Express
Vande Bharat Express, also called as the Train 18 is a new generation of line of trains. It is simply the basic train structure with numerous additional new features added to every element like bio-toilets, automatic doors, on-board premium food, GPS based passenger information system, Wi-Fi and so on.
The train runs between Varanasi and Delhi. The train journey is just eight hours and has been a hit among travelers since its maiden trip in 2018.
2. Humsafar Express
This is a famous line of trains focusing on over-night trips and long distance tours. With the additional features in this train, the long journey seems like a breeze.
LED lights, CCTV camera, GPS based information system, comfortable berth system, bio-toilets, soup vending machine, coffee machine and other features are some of the iconic elements of Humsafar Express. This three tier AC train with 22 coaches is running in different routes.
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3. Antyodaya Express
The Antyodaya Express is focused on providing a good travel experience for unreserved travelers. This train has 20 general coaches only. The train is fitted with numerous features like water purifier, fire extinguisher, laptop charging points, LED lights and others. To satisfy the power needs, two power cars are fitted to the train. The Antyodaya Express is said to make to the tracks by 2019.
4. Deen Dayalu Coaches
These coaches give a different train traveling experience for general class travelers. The general class seats are usually filled by middle and lower class people. Providing a comfort traveling experience to them is the moto of this train. It provides basic features like bio-toilets, filtered drinking water, mobile charging points, comfortable seats and others.
5. Tejas Express
The Tejas Express started in 2017 and the first train ran between Mumbai and Goa. With the success of this train, the second train of the same line was made to run between Chennai and Madurai in the beginning of 2019.
Another train is said to be added to this family in the upcoming years serving the route between Chandigarh and Delhi. Similar to the above stated trains, this line of trains also provides numerous updated facilities.
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6. UDAY Express
The Utkrisht Double Decker Air Conditioned Yatri Express or UDAY Express is a double decked AC chair car train that runs between Bangalore and Coimbatore. This train is considered as a luxury travel option for business class travelers. The train was introduced to reduce the crowd in the busy route and has 40% more seats than other trains of its size. For comparison, the Shatabdi Express has 78 seats and UDAY Express holds 120 seats. Here you can read about Uday Express What You Need to Know.
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If you are willing to enjoy the Indian lifestyle, it is best to try the train journey at least once during your vacation. Choose the train of your choice based on the budget and destination and experience the cultural emphasis that the trains have on the Indians’ day-to-day lifestyle.
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