Golden Chariot Train: Tourists in India will now have a big reason to rejoice! One of the most enchanting and luxurious trains for tourists – the Golden Chariot train is all set to commence operations from March 2020.
The tourism arm of Indian Railways – the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), has joined hands with the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) to market and operate the only luxury train in South India – the Golden Chariot train. The KSTDC will hand over the reins of the train to IRCTC soon, following which the corporation will carry out the internal refurbishment work of the Golden Chariot and begin regular operations from the month of March.
The luxurious Golden Chariot train first commenced operations in the year 2008. The train is an initiative of the state government of Karnataka in a joint venture with the Railway Ministry. Read More
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