Indian Railways plan to develop 500 such Tejas sleeper coaches in the Integral Coach Factory and Modern Coach Factory in 2021-22 so that coaches of long distance trains can be replaced in a phased manner.
Tejas type sleeper coach has specialties
>> All entrance doors of the coach are automatic centralized, which will be controlled by the guard of the train. Not only this, the train will not start running from the railway stations until all the doors are closed properly.
>> The under frame of the coach is made of Austenitic stainless steel. This increases its durability significantly.
>> To keep coaches’ toilets clean, bio vacuum toilets have been installed in them. In addition to flushing and better methods, there will be less use of water.
>> To give more comfort and comfort to the passengers, this bogie will be lashed with air suspension.
>> Automatic fire alarm and detection system has been installed in all coaches.
>> Centralized Passenger Information Coach Computing Unit will be installed in all coaches to convey information to passengers.
>> Passenger passenger announcement will be done through PICCU. In which station will the train reach, how long will it take, complete information will be given digitally.
>> CCTV cameras have been installed in the coach which will improve the picture quality even in low light of night.
>> Emergency talk back will be available for medical and security emergencies.
>> To improve safety, the bearing of the coach, the on board condition of the wheel can be monitored.
>> HVAC has been installed to measure air quality for the air conditioning system inside the coach.
>> To find out whether there is any in the toilet of the coach, toilet occupancy sensor has been installed.
>> Water level sensor has been installed for the information of water availability in the coach.
>> Train Supervisor and Power Car Monitoring System has been installed in the train to ensure safety better, which is directly connected to PICCU.
>> Efforts have also been made to make toilets quite modern. It has a newly designed dustbin, door latch activated light, engagement display, marble and anti-graffiti coating and touch lace tape.
>> Exterior and interior texture of the coach is made from PVC film.
>> Seat and berth are made of PU foam to make the passengers travel more comfortable.
>> For better sanitization, roller blinds have been installed in windows in coaches.
>> Each passenger has a mobile charging point.
>> Berth reading light has been installed in all seats for each passengers to read anything.
>> A comparatively more convenient arrangement has been made for going to the above berth.