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Howrah – Dhanbad Double Decker Express

 Howrah – Dhanbad Double Decker Express :

 Howrah – Dhanbad Double Decker Express was an important superfast train of Indian Railways, which was the first of its type to be introduced. It has been accommodated with latest stainless steel LHB Coaches, manufactured at Kapurthala Coach Factory. It connects Kolkata, capital of West Bengal and Dhanbad, an important town in Jharkhand. With this India joins the league of Europe and North America that run double-decker trains. This new AC design has several features namely stainless steel body, high-speed Eurofima design bogies with air springs and fire safety-features. The coaches have a control discharge toilet system. The train comprises five AC Double Deck Chair Cars and two End-On-Generation Vans. This train is regularly hauled by a WAP 7 locomotive. Sometimes, a WAP-4 locomotive can also be seen as an offlink. For temporary basis this train has cancelled its operation. At present the train is laying unmaintained in platform no.16 of Howrah station. This train is considered as one of the most unsuccessful train in this route. According to recent news reports the train will be scrapped sooner then later.

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