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Vistadome Tourist Special Set To Roll; Know More About These Special Trains

Two Vistadome tourist special services are set to be rolled out by Indian Railways on Saturday.

According to Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), the Vistadome tourist specials will run from Guwahati to New Haflong in Assam and New Jalpaiguri to Alipurduar in North Bengal.

The New Jalpaiguri-Alipurduar train will have a Vistadome coach with a seating capacity of 44, two air-conditioned chair cars and two non-airconditioned chair cars, apart from a luggage car and a power coach, PTI reported. It will run thrice a week – on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

A seat in the Vistadome coach will be priced at Rs 770.

The Vistadome coaches have huge windows and transparent roofs, which allow an obstruction-free 360-degree view of the surroundings.

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“There are jungles, wildlife and tea gardens on the route between NJP and Alipurduar, thus providing a tourist with the opportunity to view the natural beauty of Dooars during their travel,” an NFR official said.

The Vistadome service between Guwahati and New Haflong will run twice a week — on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

NFR officials believe the introduction of Vistadome service will help in generating additional revenue for the Railways and also for local people of these areas.