Amazing! In a first for Indian Railways, IRCTC to run Delux train with world-class facilities; see photos

Oct 19, 2018, 15:06 PM IST
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In addition to luxurious Maharaja Express, the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will be running a Delux train with world-class facilties for foreing tourist. Indians can also undertake the journey in this train. 

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Indian Railways: IRCTC Tourist Special Delux Train

Indian Railways: IRCTC Tourist Special Delux Train

Indian Railways will run a special train equipped with world class facilities on the Buddhist circuit to attract tourists from Japan, China, Thailand and Sri lanka by the end of December this year. (Photo: ZeeBiz.com)

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Indian Railways: Coaches being made at RCF Kapurthala

Indian Railways: Coaches being made at RCF Kapurthala

Railway Board member Rajesh Agrawal, while inspecting the coaches being manufactured for the special train at Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala, said the express will cover the Buddhist destinations of Bodh Gaya, Budh Vihar, Sarnath and Kushi Nagar.  (Photo: ZeeBiz.com)

 

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Indian Railways: IRCTC to manage the train

Indian Railways: IRCTC to manage the train

The first rake of special coaches will be rolled out of RCF by the end of this month and put into operation by the end of December. He said the Indian Railways Catering and Tourists corporation (IRCTC) will manage and run the special train and also decide the fare.  (Photo: ZeeBiz.com)

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Indian Railways: IRCTC Maharaja Express

Indian Railways: IRCTC Maharaja Express

The luxurious Maharaja Express is being run by IRCTC for international tourists and the new rake of 12 coaches will add a feather to the cap of the IRCTC, he said. (Photo: ZeeBiz.com)

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Indian Railways: In a first, Digi Locker in Train

Indian Railways: In a first, Digi Locker in Train

Revealing the features inside the coaches, RCF General Manager Satya Prakash Trivedi said the train will have digital lockers, venetian windows, decorative lighting, CCTV cameras, hands-free taps and soap dispensers, anti-graffti coating and bio-toilets among others.  (Photo: ZeeBiz.com)

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Indian Railways:12 Coach Rake

Indian Railways:12 Coach Rake

The first rake includes four coaches of AC first class, two of AC second class, one AC 3-tier for staff, two for dining car and one for pantry besides two power car coaches, said the GM. (Photo: ZeeBiz.com)

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