Bangalore to Chennai Double Decker AC Train is announced in Rail Budget 2012-13. Train journeys between Chennai and Bangalore could become even more comfortable and luxurious with 2 Hour, which will be far lesser than Air Journey between Bangalore to Journey, as Bangalore airport alone takes 1 Hr. from main city. So Silicon city techies will soon have the privilege of travelling in an high-speed air-conditioned double-decker express to Chennai, covering a distance of about 360 km in a little over two hours.
The double-decker rakes, comprising eight stainless steel coaches and two power cars, are manufactured at the Rail Coach Factory at Kapurthala in Punjab. “A double-decker coach can carry 128 passengers in comparison to 78 in a Shatabdi chair car, increasing the capacity by about 70 percent.