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Kovai Intercity express to get 19 new coaches for safe ride

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A pair of special trains between Chennai and Coimbatore(Kovai Intercity express) will have new Linke-Hofmann-Busch coaches from Sunday, Southern Division of Southern Railway said to THE HINDU

Kovai Intercity Express

Train no. 02675/02676 Kovai express(Chennai central – Coimbatore – Chennai central) will be operated with LHB coaches from August 1.

Kovai intercity express

LHB coaches are painted red while ICF are blue in color

 

LHB stands for Linke-Hofmann-Busch, a German-made rail coach. It is 1.7 meters long than conventional ICF coaches and can travel at 160Kmph. While the latter runs up to 110Kmph. LHB coaches are safer and give comfort riding than ICF coaches.

Improvement in speed, comfort, and reduction in the fare are the requests of the passengers to Southern Railway.

 

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