Rani Chennamma Express : From now on travelling between Belagavi and Bengaluru in Karnataka will get more comfortable and convenient! The Rani Chennamma Express KRS Bengaluru-Miraj-KSR Bengaluru 06589/06590 will now run with LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) coaches.
Enhancing comfort: T. No. 06589/06590 KSR Bengaluru- Miraj-KSR Bengaluru Express Special will run with LHB coaches with effect from 16.01.2021 from Bengaluru and 17.01.2021 from Miraj.
Thr Rani Chennamma Express KSR Bengaluru-Miraj-KSR Bengaluru has been provided with Utkrisht rake which offers greater comfort to passengers on June 22 2019, Under Indian Railways’ ambitious Project Utkrisht.
Other than providing passengers with more seats, better safety, comfort and speed, the LHB coaches will also boast a slew of modern facilities. The LHB coaches have been equipped with bio-toilets, modular interiors. They have also been aesthetically designed.
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For the first time, LHB coaches were introduced on the Indian Railways network in 2000. While the first indigenous LHB coach was operated in 2003. These coaches are based on German technology and offer better and more comfortable riding experience to passengers, compared to Integral Coach Factory (ICF)-design coaches. Moreover, the LHB coaches boast anti-climbing features which prevent piling up of coaches during rail accidents, thereby, reducing the chances of injuries and deaths. As the production of ICF-design coaches has been stopped by the Railway Ministry, Indian Railways’ production units are only manufacturing LHB coaches from 2018-19.