The 20-coach trendy train has executive special class and chair class, with the coaches providing tea and coffee vending machines, magazines and snacks tables. Other distinctive options of the train embrace automated doorways, vacuum bio-toilets, touch-free water taps in bathrooms and secured gangway. It additionally has an LCD display for each passenger and is WiFi enabled.
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Though the train began with a lot of fanfare, it returned in a mess after passengers left the LCD display thrashed, stole headphones, sullied the bathrooms and littered all of the coaches.
Railway officers had anticipated harm, however, the extent of it left them shocked, as reported by Hindustan Times. A minimum of 12 of the high-quality headphones provided for the screens showcasing advertorial content material is lacking as per the railway officers. The matter got here to light when a number of passengers complained that they weren’t given headphones to plug into the screens.
There have additionally been different stories of inactive WiFi and windows left damaged.
Passengers travelling on the train after its first run have additionally had issues with its hygiene requirements and the standard of the meals served.
The train will run on the Mumbai-Goa route 5 days of the week, excluding Monday and Thursday. Throughout monsoons, it is going to function thrice in a single week on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. With a capability to run at 200 kmph, it’s the fastest train on the route.