IRCTC's new executive lounge, food plaza come up at New Delhi railway station: What train passengers can expect? All you need to know
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has opened a new food plaza for the passengers at New Delhi Railway Station on 17th September. The plaza was inaugurated by Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw and a woman passenger. He also inaugurated the Food Plaza set up by IRCTC on the Ajmeri Gate side of the station.
Pop n Hop food plaza
The Pop n Hop food plaza on Platform No. 16 towards Ajmeri Gate is one of the most exquisite and extensive foods and beverage facilities created by IRCTC for the passengers and tourists. With the opening of this Food Plaza, the passengers and tourists visiting New Delhi railway station will no more have to hunt for quality food or bring food along from home as the new center of delicious items will promise to offer quality food to tantalise the taste buds at reasonable prices.
Pop n Hop will remain open to the passengers on a 24x7 basis. It has been set up in a massive floor area of 6,000 sq.ft. With entrances on Platform No. 16 and as well on the outer side of the station building, the Food Plaza has also take-away counters and space for a quick bite on the ground floor and a large common seated dining on the first floor.
The takeaway counters have been set up facing the platform-side for the passengers to directly access and buy their meals before commencing or after finishing their journeys. With the aim to give an exciting taste of India and continental food, IRCTC has brought in major international and domestic food companies together in the new swanky food plaza, which offers a wide and choicest variety of regional and transnational delicacies for the arriving guests.
Initiating Cleanliness Drive
The new state of art Food Plaza at New Delhi railway station promises to be the brand ambassador of hospitality for Indian Railways and will be one of the most happening places to be in Central Delhi. Vaishnaw during his visit to the New Delhi railway station, initiated the cleanliness drive over Railways the Swachhata Pakhwada.
Wheel Chair Services kiosk
The app-based Wheel Chair Services kiosk in the circulating area was also inaugurated. The wheelchair service can be pre-booked for Divyangjan and Senior citizens through the app downloadable from Google Play Store. The wheelchair is a comfortable, motorised system driven by an attendant who drives the passenger to reach the train coach.