Services of Mumbai-Pune Pragati Express, which have been suspended through the coronavirus-induced lockdown, will probably be restored from July 25 with a Vistadome coach which has a panoramic roof and home windows, the Central Railway (CR) mentioned on Tuesday.
The prepare will run with the Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) rake, together with a Vistadome coach, the Central Railways mentioned in a launch.
Pragati Express is the third prepare on the Mumbai-Pune route after Deccan Queen and Deccan Express that may run with a Vistadome coach and the fourth on the CR community, as Mumbai-Madgaon Jan Shatabdi Express additionally runs with a Vistadome coach, as per the discharge.
Vistadome coaches include 180-degree rotatable plush seats, massive glass home windows, glass roofs with anti-glare screens, and a Wi-Fi-based system to supply passengers extra data.
Pragati Express will depart from Pune at 7.50 am and can arrive in Mumbai at 11.25 am on the identical day, whereas for the return journey it would depart CSMT at 4.25 pm and attain Pune at 7.50 pm.
According to the discharge, the 14-coach prepare will run with an LHB rake. LHB coaches are thought of safer and extra snug in comparison with conventional coaches.
The prepare will probably be operated through the Panvel-Karjat route as a substitute of the common Kalyan-Karjat route and en route it would halt at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Karjat, Lonavala, and Shivaji Nagar stations, it mentioned.
Ticket reserving for the prepare will open from July 20.
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