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09-07-2024
Press Release: VISTADOME COACH TO BE AUGMENTED IN HOWRAH – NEW JALPAIGURI – HOWRAH SHATABDI EXPRESS

VISTADOME COACH TO BE AUGMENTED IN HOWRAH – NEW JALPAIGURI – HOWRAH SHATABDI EXPRESS

Kolkata, June 30, 2024:
     Travel enthusiasts to Darjeeling Himalayan Region  now also can enjoy the beautiful landscape of North and South Bengal o­n their way to New Jalpaiguri with the Vistadome Coach attached with Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Shatabdi Express. The Tropical as well as  Alpine areas of Bengal are always ready with the beautiful flora and fauna to be watched across the window panes  of the train coach.

Railway has decided to augment o­ne Vistadome coach with 12041/12042 Howrah – New Jalpaiguri -Howrah Shatabdi Express with effect from 01.07.2024 to 30.06.2025 (on nominated days)  o­n temporary basis. Hence, the train will run with 15 coaches instead of 14 coaches. 

Vistadome coaches are equipped with state-of-the-art amenities designed to elevate the journey for passengers. These coaches feature 360-degree rotatable luxury pushback chairs, allowing passengers to adjust their seating for maximum comfort. The coaches also boast large windows and transparent roofs, providing passengers with panoramic views of the scenic landscapes along the route.

In addition to the expansive views, Vistadome coaches are equipped with self-operated sliding doors, a glass back, and advanced facilities such as WiFi and GPS connectivity. Passengers can stay connected throughout their journey and enjoy seamless navigation with the o­nboard GPS system. Furthermore, an infotainment system is available o­nboard, offering passengers entertainment options to make their travel experience even more enjoyable.

Shri Kausik Mitra , Chief Public Relations Officer, Eastern Railway,  said that the introduction of Vista Dome coaches reflects our commitment to providing passengers with world-class amenities and a memorable travel experience. 

The Vista Dome coaches aim to redefine train travel by combining luxury, comfort, and breath-taking views. Eastern Railway invites passengers to experience the unparalleled beauty of the journey aboard these trains and indulge in a truly unforgettable travel experience.




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