Chennai-Mysuru travellers get Pongal gift: Features-rich 'Anubhuti' coach

Two policemen converse inside the 'Anubhuti' coach, at Chennai on Thursday. Photo: PTI
Passengers of Chennai-Mysuru Shatabdi Express will get the opportunity to travel by the features-rich 'Anubhuti' coach from Friday.

The Southern Railway today announced an 'Anubhuti' coach will be introduced in Train No 12007/12008 Chennai CentralMysuruChennai Central Shatabdi Express as a 'Pongal gift' for passengers.

The coach has improved interiors, ergonomically designed seats and improved modular toilets with hands-free taps, a release said.

Besides overhead reading lights for every seat and diffused LED lighting, the coach is also equipped with GPS- based passenger system.

It has a 'special' exterior painting with anti-graffiti coating.

The fare for travel by Anubhuti coach is fixed at 1.2 times of the Executive Class fare of Shatabdi trains, it added.

For booking accommodation in Anubhuti Coach, passengers will have to use the Number 22007 and 22008 instead of 12007 and 12008, it said.

"This is applicable only for passengers booking accommodation in Anubhuti coach," the release added.

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.

We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

Business Standard is now on Telegram.
For insightful reports and views on business, markets, politics and other issues, subscribe to our official Telegram channel