CHANDIGARH : Keeping in mind the coming tourist season, the railways is introducing two coaches with a new look on the Kalka-Shimla rail section. The revamping work on the two coaches at Kalka station is in the final stage and is expected to be completed by end of this month.Vistadome coaches will be on track on this section for tourists. These were old coaches lying in the Shimla museum and were known as CT-15 (Nihar). In the Vistadome coach there will be a glass roof, air condition facility, designer lights and modified windows instead of old wooden interiors, which the trains on this section used to have. Earlier, the division had introduced this coach for tourists to be plied between Shimla and Baba Balku.Another project on which the division is working is the revamping of three coaches of the Shivalik Deluxe Express of the first class chair car. There are seven
Such Vistadome Coaches are required for VSKP - KRDL pass 58501
Infact a day time MEMU is reqd between VSKP-ARK.
COA-VSKP MEMU 67243 can be extended till ARK as it lies idle.
VSKP-KRDL passenger already has them. It was the first train in the country to have Vistadome coaches.
but that is not able to meet the demand. Any how this is lying idle, let it be useful for tourists.
either it can run as spl or it should be extended till ark, tourists can't suffer.