Two special vistadome coaches AC and Non-AC were dedicated to Nation by Shri PIYUSH GOYAL, Honourable Minister for Railways and Coal through video conferencing from Delhi 08th March 2019. These coaches were made ready by Central Workshop, Golden Rock, Southern Railway. Salient features of the above VISTADOME coaches are namely, provision of VISTADOME roof, provision of AC with cooling/heating facility, provision of reclining UDAY type seats, provision of Stainless Steel floor level luggage rack and aesthetic vinyl wrapping inside and exterior of the coaches.
Earlier, GOC workshop carried out upgradation in two Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR) coaches with similar special features which were widely appreciated by the Passengers. The coaches will be moved to Nilgiri Mountain Railway where the passengers will be able to view the vast expanse of the natural hills through the Vista dome view coaches during their travel on NMR.