Railway ministry has made a big decision concerning trains running at a speed of 130km and above. Now, these trains will only have AC coaches and existing sleeper and general coaches will be replaced by the AC ones. Such trains running on Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi Howrah routes will now be equipped with especially designed AC coaches in place of sleeper coaches.
Meanwhile, the trains running with 110 kmph or less will continue to have non-AC coaches.
Railway Ministry has devised this plan to help passengers reach their respective destinations in lesser time. To achieve this target, the railways is trying to increase the speed of mail trains to 130 to 160 kmph. Going forward, these trains will not have any sleeper or general coach.
As per the Indian Railways, old tracks on many routes across the country are being modernised so that it could run