Blog Entry# 1055518
Posted: Apr 12 2014 (21:10)
Last Response: May 01 2014 (19:07)
Apr 12 2014 (21:10) 12655/Navjeevan SF Express (PT)
arnabsris1987 60 blog posts 2 correct pred (100% accurate)
In Ancient Days Navjeevan Express and Gitanjali Express were the 2 Famous trains, on which Every new Experiment of Indian Railways were Carried out In respect to Accomodation.
And We Cannot Forget 12903/04 Frontier Dada, which was the First train to get AC Coaches, with Ice as workers for Air Conditioning.
Apr 25 2014 (18:09)
Amit 278 blog posts 226 correct pred (76% accurate)
Yes. 145/146 Navjivan Exp even used to have a "Book library" a cabin in II SL class where you can borrow books such as Twinkle & Amar Chitra Katha. Coaches were numbered as A,B,C,D just as UK style of coach numbering. In 1984, the first AC 2 Tier coach was introduced. 2A Fare was calculated on basis of First Class + 2AC surcharge.
Navjivan Exp & Frontier Mail were also first candidates for cushioned II SL class (from the former wooden II class sleeper bunks).
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