Maharashtra: Neral-Matheran toy train gets revamped with new AC coaches

Updated:4 months, 2 weeks ago IST

Raigad (Maharashtra), Sept 01, (ANI): The Central Railways has introduced AC coaches in its toy train from Neral to Matheran also known as Neral-Matheran toy train in Maharashtra’s Raigad. Apart from introducing AC coaches, the train has also been updated with more coaches, powerful locomotives and its length has been increased. The Central Railways has designed powerful locomotives which are more suitable for its track. The increased number of coaches will boost tourism in the region. KP Somkunwar, Chief Mechanical Engineer, Central Railway, said, “Neral-Matheran Train is a heritage train. Because there is hot weather in the region we thought of introducing AC coaches in the train. Also the introduction of AC coaches was done keeping in mind its demand by the public. We have introduced powerful locomotives, new coaches will boost tourism.”

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