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First dd train of India.  
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Oct 08 2013 (18:52)
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Sk Mangla*^~
First dd train of India.

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Sep 29 2013 (10:42)
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Guest: 6f3b84ce   Added by: Sk Mangla*^~  Oct 08 2013 (18:52)
India's First Double Decker Train Between Dhanbad-Howrah.
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#History:- The Howrah – Dhanbad Double Decker Express is an important superfast train of Indian
Railways , which was the first
of its type to be introduced. It has been accommodated with
latest stainless steel LHB Coaches , manufactured at Kapurthala Coach Factory. It connects
Kolkata , capital of West Bengal and Dhanbad , an important town in Jharkhand . With this India
joins the league of Europe and North America that run double-decker trains . This new AC
design has several features namely stainless steel body, high-speed Eurofima design bogies
with air springs and fire safety-features. The coaches have a control discharge toilet system.
The train comprises five AC Double Deck Chair Cars and two End-On-Generation Vans. This
train is regularly hauled by a WAP 7 locomotive. Sometimes, a WAP-4 locomotive can also be
seen as an offlink.
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#Flaggedoffby:-Mr.Dinesh Trivedi.
#Locolinks:-WAP-7 Of Howrah or WAP-4 Of Howrah.
#Rakesmadeby:-RCF Kapurthala.
#Classofaccommodation:-AC Chair Car.
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