Railway has introduced the upgraded Tejas sleeper coach rake. New modern coaches with upgraded smart facilities have been introduced to run Mumbai Rajdhani Express train of Western Railway. Which will provide a better travel experience than ever before.
This new attractive rake started on Monday. Tejas type sleeper coaches being manufactured at the Modern Coach Factory (MCF) will gradually be installed on premium trains of long & b distance on the Indian Railways network.
First of its kind coach
New technical arrangements in new coach
PICCU will record data of WSP, CCTV recording, toilet odor sensor, panic switch and other items integrated with fire detection and alarm system, air quality and choke filter sensor and energy meter.
20 other special smart features of the new coach
1- Additional Smart Features- PA/PIS (Passenger Announcement/Passenger Information System): Two LCDs inside each coach provide passengers with important travel information like next station, distance remaining, expected arrival time, Will display delay and safety related messages.
2- Digital Destination Board- Flush Type LED Digital Destination Board is installed by dividing the data displayed on each coach into two rows. The first row displays the train number and coach type while the second row displays the scrolling text of the destination and the station in between.
3- Security and Surveillance- Each coach is fitted with six cameras, which do live recording. CCTV cameras with day-night vision capability, facial recognition even in low light conditions, network video recorders have been installed.
4- Automatic Plug Doors- All main entrances are centrally controlled by guards. The train does not start until all the doors are closed.
5- Fire Alarm, Detection and Suppression System- Automatic Fire Alarm and Detection System have been installed in all coaches. The automatic fire suppression system kicks in when a fire is detected in the pantry and power cars. Talk back can be done in case of emergency like medical emergency or security.
6- Improved Toilet Unit – Anti-Graffiti Coating, Gel Coated Shelf, New Design Dustbin, Door Latch with Activated Light, Engagement Display.
7- Toilet OcUpency Sensor- Toilet ocUpency is displayed automatically inside each coach.
8- Panic Button in Toilets- This button has been installed in every toilet in case of any emergency.
9- Toilet Annunciation Sensor Integration (TASI)- Each coach is fitted with two Toilet Ancillation Sensor Integrations, which will broadcast an announcement of ‘Do’s and Don’ts in Toilets’ at the time of use.< /p>
10- Bio-Vacuum Toilet System – Provides better sanitary conditions in the toilet due to better flushing and also saves water per flush.
11- Stainless Steel Under-Frame – The entire under-frame is of Austenitic Stainless Steel (SS 201LN) which increases the life of the coach due to less corrosion.
12- Air Suspension Bogies – To improve the passenger comfort and ride quality of these coaches, Air Spring Suspension has been fitted in the coaches.
13- On Board Condition Monitoring System HVAC for Bearing, Wheels to Improve Safety
14- Air Quality Measurement for Air Conditioning Systems
15- Improved Interior – Seats and berths with fire-resistant silicone foam provide superior comfort and safety to passengers.
16- Roller Blinds on Window – Instead of curtains, roller blinds have been provided for easy sanitization.
17- Mobile Charging Point- Provided for each passenger.
18- berth reading light- provided for each passenger.
19- Climbing Upper Berth – Convenient Upper Berth Arrangement.
20- Special digital technology has been used in these coaches to track the availability of water.