In pics! Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched IRCTC executive lounge at the Varanasi Railway station - Check facilities, charges and other details here

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Oct 26, 2021, 12:41 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the newly constructed executive lounge, operated by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) at Varanasi Railway station on Monday.
Let us take a tour of the newly launched lounge at the Varanasi Railway station.

 

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Where is it located?

Where is it located?

The railway passengers must note that the newly launched IRCTC executive lounge at the Varanasi Railway station is located at platform number 1. Source: IRCTC Twitter

 

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'State-of-art' executive lounge

'State-of-art' executive lounge

As per an official statement by IRCTC, the new 'state-of-art' executive lounge aims at providing all services and facilities required for the passengers to wait comfortably during pre-departures and post-arrivals. Source: IRCTC Twitter

 

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Services offered to the passengers

Services offered to the passengers

The services offered to the passengers include airport-like modern facilities, fully air-conditioned, multi cuisine buffet facility, television and satellite channels with WiFi, business center with phone and laptop facility, comfortable sitting area, wash and change service with locker and luggage rack, wheelchairs for senior citizens and differently abled passengers and display of travel essentials, gifts, books and magazines. Source: IRCTC Twitter

 

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Design concept

Design concept

The IRCTC statement said, "The design concept is achieved by the balance of 'Panchtattva' (Earth, Sky, Fire, Air and Water) that allows tuning our biorhythms to those of the spaces around, bringing in greater balance and deeper cosmic connection to our lives." Source: IRCTC Twitter

 

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Charges

Charges

According to an ANI report, IRCTC is offering access to the passengers to the newly commissioned executive lounge with a nominal entry charge of Rs 85 plus taxes for an hour and Rs 60 plus taxes for each extra hour of stay. Source: IRCTC Twitter