Chennai-Mysuru Shatabdi to get features-rich ‘Anubhuti’ coach

Southern Railway has planned to introduce ‘Anubhuti’ coach in Chennai Central – Mysuru – Chennai Central sector as a Pongal gift to its passengers. Accordingly, Train No.12007 / 12008 Chennai Central – Mysuru – Chennai Central Shatabdi express trains will be augmented by an ‘Anubhuti’ coach on and from Friday, January 12.

Bookings are open now. However, for booking accommodation on Anubhuti coach, passengers will have to use the number 22007 and 22008 instead of 12007 and 12008. This is applicable only for passengers booking accommodation on Anubhuti coach.

The fare for travel on Anubhuti coach is fixed at 1.2 times of the executive class fare on Shatabdi trains.

The coach has improved interiors, ergonomically designed seats, and improved modular toilets with hands-free taps. Overhead reading lights are also provided for every seat. Besides overhead reading lights for every seat and diffused LED lighting, the coach is also equipped with GPS- based passenger system.

It has a ‘special’ exterior painting with anti-graffiti coating.