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chair′ car`


n.
1. a day coach having two adjustable seats on each side of a central aisle.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chair car - a passenger car for day travelchair car - a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs
carriage, passenger car, coach - a railcar where passengers ride
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The 25 per cent discount will be given in trains with AC chair car and executive chair cars such as Shatabdi, Tejas and Gatimaan Express.
The fully air-conditioned train will have 16 chair-car type coaches out of which two will be executive chair cars and 14 non-executive chair cars.
Equipped with a 5,500 HP electric locomotive, two executive AC chair cars and eight AC chair car coaches, the train has a high- power emergency braking system and a GPS- based passenger information system.
From its inception, apart from providing high standards of comfort to the passengers, the train has witnessed various improvement such as introduction, for the first time in India, of coaches with roller bearings, replacement of end on generation coaches with self-generating coaches with 110 volts system and introduction of first and second class chair cars providing increased accommodation to passengers.
Out of 23 coaches, 18 are air-conditioned chair cars, two are air-conditioned executive chair cars and three are power cars.