'Overnight UDAY train between Coimbatore-B'luru by Sept'

'Overnight UDAY train between Coimbatore-B'luru by Sept'

'Overnight UDAY train between Coimbatore-B'luru by Sept'
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday assured that the overnight train, UDAY from Coimbatore to Bengaluru would be launched by September-end.

Despite announcing the UDAY(Utkrisht Double Decker AC Yatri) train more than a year ago, the launch was delayed due to designing issue, he said.

Stating that there was an abnormal delay in designing of the coach, the minister said that the problem was now solved and UDAY, a special class train suitable for overnight, will be launched between Coimbatore and Bengaluru by the middle of September or at least by the end of that month.

He  was speaking after dedicating various amenities such as escalator in the city junction and modernised platforms in Thudiyalur and Periyanaickenpalayam.

Railways will also look for the possibility of running an overnight train between these stations till UDAY is launched, by using other racks, he added.

Besides, he announced to launch a passenger train between Coimbatore and Pollachi soon.

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