Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Deen Dayalu Coach Scheme of Indian Railway

During the period from April 2016 to February 2017, about 141 Deen Dayalu un-reserved coaches have been inducted in 23 pairs of Mail/Express trains. Further, induction of more Deen Dayalu coaches is an on-going process and is being done in a phased manner.

 Instructions have been issued for the provision of the following additional facilities in the Deen Dayalu coaches manufactured at Production Units of Indian Railways:

·          Provision of cushioned luggage rakes.
·          Provision of additional hand hold in doorway area.
·          Provision of J hooks near longitudinal luggage racks.
·          Toilets with polymerized floor coating.
·         Provision of bio-toilets.
·         Water level indicator.
·         Toilet occupation indication display board.
·          Enhanced mobile charging facility.
·         Fire extinguishers with anti-theft arrangement.
·         Pleasing interior and exterior colour scheme with anti graffiti measures.
·         Potable Water similar to Aquaguard type water filtration system.

The approved production programme for Deen Dayalu Coaches is given below:


Year
Deen Dayalu Coaches
2016-17
577
2017-18
385
2018-19
384
2019-20
392

            These coaches will provide a better travel experience to unreserved passengers.
           
   This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 29.03.2017 (Wednesday).


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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