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Uttam rake: Western Railway introduces first non-AC local train with CCTV cameras

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​Uttam Rake with improved facilities
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​Uttam Rake with improved facilities

Western Railway launched new local 'Uttam Rake' to make travel in Mumbai local better.

The newly introduced rake has improved interiors and advanced features.

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​First non-AC local train with CCTV cameras
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​First non-AC local train with CCTV cameras

CCTV cameras have been installed in every coach.

Interestingly, this is the first non-air-conditioned local train on Western Railway route to have CCTV cameras.

Image credit: Twitter/PIBMumbai

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​Features
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​Features

Emergency chains have been replaced with emergency push buttons in the train.

The Uttam rake is equipped with better seats, CCTV cameras, red emergency buttons, anti-dent partitions, modular luggage racks.

Image credit: Twitter/WesternRly

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​First class coaches
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​First class coaches

The first-class compartments will have grab handles and seats with brown cushions and higher backrests than those in other trains.

The new partitions installed at the doors are made of fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) instead of steel and the new luggage racks are wider.

Image credit: Twitter/WesternRly

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​Second class coaches
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​Second class coaches

Second class coaches are equipped with dual-lock windows and seats made from fibre-reinforced plastic (FPR) with a wood finish.

Image credit: Twitter/WesternRly

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​Posters
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​Posters

The rake will feature posters about Western Railway’s journey as an effective transport medium, various landmarks of Mumbai, inspirational quotes and posters of iconic women achievers to make the journey more enriching and delightful.

Image credit: Twitter/WesternRly

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