Railways unveils new AC coach with improved safety features


  • The interiors of the coach, with better security and comfort features, have been designed aesthetically, said Railway Board Member (Mechanic) Hemant Kumar.
  • CCTV cameras have been installed at the entrance of the coach on both the sides to strengthen the security system, fire-retardant materials have been used to prevent fire as a safety measure.
  • The coach has also been fitted with braille stickers for the convenience of visually-impaired passengers.
  • For faster evacuation in case of emergency, the door of the coach has been made to swing both ways. The bi-directional swing door is a new feature which is likely to be a norm for all new coaches in future.

Source: ET

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