December 9, 2022


Vistadome coaches will now be connected to specific trains working on the Bengaluru-Mangaluru route in Karnataka providing passengers a powerful view of the Western Ghats.

Vistadome coaches attached by Indian Railways

Vistadome coaches connected by Indian Railways (Image Courtesy: YouTube @SWRRLY)

The Indian Railway’s South Western Railway (SWR) has determined to connect Vistadome coaches to specific trains working between Yeshwantpur (in Bengaluru) to Mangaluru junction stations, from July 11 onwards. This pilot undertaking will supply passengers a first-hand glimpse of the breathtaking fantastic thing about the pristine Western Ghats.

The trains a part of this initiative embrace Yeshwantpur-Mangaluru Junction-Yeshwantpur Weekly Categorical Particular (Practice No. 06540/06539), Yeshwantpur-Karwar Tri-weekly particular (06211/06212), and Yeshwantpur-Mangaluru Junction Gomateshwara Tri-weekly Categorical Particular (06575/06576).

This explicit prepare route carries particular significance as a result of it traverses by means of the Western Ghats, particularly the Sakleshpur-Subrahmanya Ghat part. The part is scenic and gives breathtaking glimpses of mountains, valleys, gorges and greenery. The area abounds in monsoon with much more stunning surroundings.

Tickets for a prepare journey on this route are anticipated to price round Rs 1,670 per head, inclusive of reservation, GST and different fees.

Every Vistadome coach has a seating capability of 44. What can be attention-grabbing is that the seats can transfer 180 levels with large and enormous home windows providing a transparent view of the panorama. Rooftops with anti-glare glass allow passengers to view the sky as nicely.

Every coach is supplied with CCTV surveillance and hearth security programs, aside from LED show screens with ‘content-on-demand’, an oven, fridge, mini pantry, multi-tiered metal baggage cabinets, and separate cellular charging sockets for every passenger.

Additional, the coach is supplied with automated sliding doorways and bio-toilets. Seats can even have snack tables which are foldable, much like these seen on airplanes.





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