Ministry of Railways flagged off first double decker Goa-Mumbai train

Dec 7, 2015 12:00 IST

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on 6 December 2015 flagged off the first Goa to Mumbai double-decker Shatabdi train through video conference from Panaji, Goa.

The fully air-conditioned double-decker train is the first-of-its-kind in India.

Highlights of the first double decker Goa-Mumbai train
• The train will run thrice a week between Margao and the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) in Mumbai.
• The double decker train will cover the distance in around 12 hours.
• It has eight compartments with a seating capacity of 120 in each compartment.

The train will play important role in boosting tourism in Goa by bringing the tourists over to the coastal state.

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