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Railways Picks Vibrant Colours for Semi-High Speed Train Coaches: Report

Financial year 2016-17 may see brightly coloured trains in shades of grey, navy blue and yellow clocking speeds of 160-200 kilometre per hour on select routes.
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Indian Railways has selected colour scheme 'Vitality', in shades of grey, navy blue and yellow, for the coaches of semi-high speed trains proposed to be launched by the state-run transporter in March.
Indian Railways has selected colour scheme 'Vitality', in shades of grey, navy blue and yellow, for the coaches of semi-high speed trains proposed to be launched by the state-run transporter in March.
New Delhi: Financial year 2016-17 may see brightly coloured trains in shades of grey, navy blue and yellow clocking speeds of 160-200 kilometre per hour on select routes.

Indian Railway has selected colour scheme 'Vitality' inspired by cheetah, created by the National Institute of Design, for the coaches of the semi-high speed trains the state-run transporter has proposed to launch. The coaches will be painted in grey and navy blue with yellow border.

"We selected 'Vitality' out of total six colour schemes submitted to us by NID. The colour combination of grey, navy blue with yellow border was chosen keeping the speed factor in mind," said a senior Railway Ministry official.
 


Railways has planned to reduce the travel time between major cities by running semi-high speed trains.

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