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Prabhu proposes 'Antyodaya Express' for unreserved travel
Describing "common people" as the focus of all his initiatives, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday proposed long-distance superfast trains for unreserved travel.
Prabhu proposes 'Antyodaya Express' for unreserved travel

Describing "common people" as the focus of all his initiatives, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday proposed long-distance superfast trains for unreserved travel.

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Presenting the Rail Budget 2016, Prabhu said the Indian Railways would introduce an "Antyodaya Express" long-distance superfast train for common people, to run on dense traffic routes.

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The railways would add two to four "Deen Dayalu" coaches to some long-distance trains for unreserved travel, which would have drinking water facilities, the minister added.

The minister also proposed a new "Hamsafar Express" for fully airconditioned three-tier AC travel with meals service.

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