Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train for ‘Sri Rameshwaram-Tirupati: Dakshin Yatra’ flags off from CSMT Mumbai

Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train for “Sri Rameshwaram-Tirupati: Dakshin Yatra” was flagged off from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai and will travel o­n a circular route and reach CSMT back o­n 02nd June, 2023.

More Details:

  • The tour package through this Bharat Gaurav Train will cover visits to divine places like Mysuru, Bengaluru, Kanyakumari, Thiruvananthapuram, Rameshwaram, Madurai and Tirupati in 10 nights & 11 days under “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat”& “Dekho Apna Desh” programmes to promote domestic tourism.
  • The train is being run with One AC-2 Tier, Three AC-3 Tier, 7 Sleeper Class, 2 Generator Coaches and o­ne Pantry Car which is Air-conditioned, Hygienic, Clean and conforms to the required standards.
  • The occasion was graced by General Manager, Central Railway, Shri Naresh Lalwani where he interacted with the tourists in the train. Additional General Manager, Central Railway, Shri Alok Singh; Principal Chief Operations Manager, Shri Mukul Jain; Principal Chief Commercial Manager, Shri Dhananjay Naik; Divisional Railway Manager, Mumbai Division, Shri Rajnish Goyal; Group General Manager, IRCTC West Zone, Shri Rahul Himalian; and other PHODs of Central Railway were also present.
  • These IRCTC tourist trains are all-inclusive tour packages and IRCTC has made efforts to provide a safe and memorable experience to the guests.

About Bharat Gaurav Train:

  • The Ministry of Railways has introduced ‘Bharat Gaurav Trains” to showcase India’s rich cultural heritage by connecting important historical, cultural and religious places of the country through Rail.
  • Indian Railways introduced the concept of operating tourist trains on theme based circuits under the banner of Bharat Gaurav Tourist Trains.
  • The journeys undertaken on these trains are on the diverse circuits which are offered in the form of tour packages wherein services like off-board travel and excursions by buses, stay at hotels, tour guides, meals, travel insurance etc are provided along with comfortable train journeys and allied onboard services.

Source: Central Railway- Press Release | Image Credit (representational): MoR