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Deccan Queen Exp to chug with a new look

PUNE: The nation’s first superfast educate, the 89-year-old Deccan Queen Express, will soon don a new look.

The educate, which runs between Pune and Mumbai, will undergo a whole makeover below the mission “Utkrisht” of Indian Railways. The upgrade is anticipated to be whole by the center of the 12 months, when the educate turns 90. The first educate commenced its journey on June 1, 1930.

“Project Utkrisht is an bold plan of the railways, which aims to make educate rakes more at ease for passengers. Though the final plan regarding the Deccan Queen is but to be readied, the educate will undergo a revamp. However, we need to keep some sides of the educate unchanged holding in thoughts its historic significance and legacy.,” a Central Railways’ reputable informed TOI.

“Just just like the Pragati Express, which have been remodelled below the mission, the Deccan Queen may also don a new look. Apart from fitting bio bathrooms within the rake, we goal to provide the washrooms a contemporary look,” A.Okay Singh, senior public relations officer in Mumbai, informed TOI.

In November, Pragati Express, which runs between Pune and Mumbai, used to be upgraded below the Utkrisht mission.

Railway Pravasi Group Chairman Harsha Shah stated that the railways had to take proper care of Deccan Queen. “It is such an old educate and whilst it's excellent that it's being remodelled, the unique identity of the educate will have to no longer be meddled with,” she stated.

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