Brand new Alstom LHB coaches of the Nizamuddin – Bangalore Rajdhani Express sits at KR Puram railway station. This was before commissioning, the rakes were awaiting clearance certificate. LHB coaches are based on Aluminium and are faster, more durable and lighter. All Rajdhanis and Shatabdis in India run on LHB rakes today.
Brand new ALSTOM – LHB rakes for the Nizamuddin – Bangalore – Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express. These modern steel coaches are lighter and faster (160 kmph), have bigger windows and are more spacious and brighter inside. Also, they don’t have the characteristically “iron” smell. Also, note Bio-Toilets in them and that the coaches do not have Buffers. Both are 3AC coaches, very colorful too. All Rajdhanis in the country now run on these LHB coaches. Seen at KR Puram Railway Station.