Five Assam-bound trains to have LHB type coaches

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Five Assam-bound trains to have LHB type coaches

G Plus News | November 17, 2018 13:16 hrs

GUWAHATI: Five Assam-bound trains will now have Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) type coaches, which have higher passenger carrying capacity and they also provide more comfort to the passengers.

The five-passenger trains which have been converted to LHB type coaches by the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) include Kamakhya-Lokmanya Tilak Express, Kamakhya-Gandhidham Express, Bangalore- New Tinsukia Express, Kamakhya-Anand Vihar Express, and Kamakhya-Gaya Express.

Further, the NFR plans to convert two more trains to LHB type coaches including New Jalpaiguri-New Delhi Express and Guwahati-Anand Vihar Northeast Express.  

  

 The NFR has announced that they will further convert six more trains to LHB type in 2019-20 and four more to LHB type in 2020-21.  

LHB coaches are developed by the German manufacturing company Linke Hofmann Busch. The coaches are relatively quieter and are designed for operating at a speed upto 160 kilometre per hour which can go up to 200 kilometre per hour.

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