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Jul 11 2012 (10:56)  watch tv while on train (
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Watch TV while you are on train
Soon you can watch TV while travelling to Chennai or Hubli.South Western Railway has launched infotainment via transit television system in Bangalore-Chennai Shatabdi Express on Tuesday.This will be simultaneously launched in Ban g a l o re - C h - ennai Lalbagh Express and Bangalore City-Hubli Jan Shatabdi Express.
Each coach will have two television sets in the centre facing either ways for people to see railway information,advertisements and infotainment related to kids,health,news,movie clips and celebrity interviews.
main objective is to keep people entertained and give them a good travel experience, said KH Muniyappa,minister of state of railways,at the launch of the system.
He said this will be facilitated in Bangalore-Hubli Intercity and Shimoga Intercity Express too.
A private television channel will be setting the programme display.It will initially contain a one-hour programme which will be repeated during the journey,divided into a 15-minute section on railway information like trains schedules and the rest of 45 minutes will broadcast infotainment clips and childrens programmes.
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