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What are the details of IRY/IR20 coaches?  
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Jun 21 2013 (14:15)
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What are the details of IRY/IR20 coaches?

Jun 21 2013 (14:11)
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RF Z ▶NEVER BOARD A MOVING TRAIN◀*^~   Added by: RF Z ▶NEVER BOARD A MOVING TRAIN◀*^~  Jun 21 2013 (14:15)
The IRY/IR20 coach was designed for a max. speed of 140km/h.
Improvements in these IRY/IR20 coaches include better ride quality, larger windows, improved noise reduction, improvements in the air-conditioning system and ducts, and modified pantry equipment including trolleys, drink dispensers, etc.
More about IRY/IR20 coaches:
did enter serial production in small numbers. One or two isolated examples of other RCF-built coaches with features different from the normal ICF coaches have been spotted on rare occasions (e.g., there is a report of one 3A coach used with the Grand Trunk Express in 2001), although information about these experiments (which is presumably what they were) is very sparse.
Some of the IRY/IR20 coaches, with a ribbed or corrugated shell design for strength, were used for a while (and are still used occasionally) with the Amritsar Swarna Shatabdi. Another rake of IRY/IR20 coaches was being used for the Bareilly Shatabdi. Apart from that these coaches do not seem to be in use elsewhere. One of the IRY/IR20 rakes is no longer in service, being cannibalized as a source of spare parts for the second. The bogies for these (IR-20) will continue to be manufactured for use with MG coaches with service speeds of 100km/h, besides also being exported (Vietnam, some African countries). Meanwhile for coach bodies/shells, RCF has switched to production of the LHB
Source: IRFCA
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