If you are a regular traveller and of the impression that train coaches in India are not well-equipped then here’s some good news for you. Railways is planning to launch all new ‘smart coaches’ that will have state-of-the-art facilities.

Accoding to a The Times of India report, from plush interiors to wi-fi railways coaches will be seen in a all new avatar.

Here is a list of things that will be added to the new smart coaches:

1)Wi-Fi and GPS based wake-up alarm.

2)LED-based reservation charts.

b’Representational image | Source: PTI’

3)Berth indicators in reserved compartments.

b’Source: PTI’

4) Passenger information systems with audio announcements.

b’Representational image | Source: PTI’

5) Interactive voice-based  assistance.

b’Representational image | Source: PTI’

6) Automatic doors and microprocessor-based AC units.

b’Representational image | Source: Wikipedia’

7)Modular bio-toilets equipped with sensorised taps and flushing systems, automatic soap dispensers and hand dryers, toilet engagement indicators.

Source: www.kinecogroup.com

8) CCTV surveillance system alongwith automatic fire and smoke detection system.

b’Representational image | Source: IBN live’

The Railway budget will be presented in the Parliament later this month. The `smart coaches’ initiative is likely to be announced during the budget.