State Minister for Railways Suresh Angadi has flagged off Visakhapatnam’s second Uday Express.
From Visakhapatnam to Vijayawada, the double ducker express will operate.
From Coimbatore to Bangalore, the first Uday Express operates.
Utkrisht Double Decker Air Conditioned Yatri Express are fully Indian Railways-designed dual-decker AC chair car trains.
The train service for business travelers was conceived as a’ luxury’ train service. This train will cater for the “busiest paths” and boost carrying ability by 40%, according to Indian Railways. The seating capability of UDAY Express trains is 120 per coach (50 for the upper deck, 48 for the reduced deck and 22 on the ends) compared to Shatabdis, which can seat up to 78.
The first service of UDAY Express between Coimbatore Junction and Bangalore was introduced on June 10, 2018 and it also stops at Krishnarajapuram, Kuppam, Salem jn, erode jn, Tiruppur, Coimbatore north.