BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 9, 2021
Union Minister for Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw and Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will flag off of the new LHB Rake of Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express on Friday through videoconferencing from Rail Bhawan, New Delhi.
Indian Railways has decided to run Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express with modern Linke-Hofmann-Busch (LHB) coaches by replacing conventional coaches, in its bid to provide better comfort to the passengers.
08445/08446 Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur-Bhubaneswar Special Hirakhand Express will run with LHB coaches from Bhubaneswar from September 10 and from Jagadalpur from September 11, East Coast Railway said in a statement.
As LHB coaches are anti-telescopic, and do not flip in case of a collision, the Indian Railways is replacing ICF conventional coaches with LHB coaches in phased manner.