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Double decker train on Konkan railway route from Diva and Panvel?


Traveling on a double decker train would be an amazing experience that will enrich the viewers’ soul as the train would take you through the ghats and valleys upon the higher bridges…

DOUBLE-DECKER-RailwayRatnagiri: Good News for the travelers going to experience the journey on Konkan railway! Traveling through double decker train would be such an amazing exeperience that will enrich the viewrs’ soul as the train would take you through trough the ghats and valleys and upon the higher bridges…

A double decker train is all set for the test drive and will travel from Mumbai to Goa via Konkan railway route. Considering the hurdle at Parsik tunnel, the authorities are also thinking on taking the train via Diva, Vasai road or Panvel.

Recently the railways have started the double decker trains one important ways. It includes an air conditioned train on Indore-Bhopal way in Bhopal region. But due to low response, the 11 bogies have been brought back to Mumbai. After the maintainance in the carshed, the 11 bogie train is all set to reach Goa via Konkan raiwlay route on pilot basis.   

After receiving the sanction from the Railway Security Commissioner Chetan Bakshi, the train will be tested by running on Konkan railway tracks.

Raiwlays are aware about the flow of passengers going from Mumbai to Goa. Thus they have indicated to run the double decker train on this route. The train is getting maintained till all the procedures regarding the test drive are get completed.

In fact it is reported that the train was to be tested on Kore railway track. But considering the low height of the Parsik tunnel in between Diva and Thane, the plan was halted. But now the Indian railways have found a solution by suggesting optional route via Vasai Road and Panvel and indicated its firmness on running the train on Goa route.

It is reported that after completing all the formalities on the test run the train would ride the tracks in upcoming days…

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