Ramayana Express: After getting a good response for the first Ramayana Express, starting on November 14, from Delhi to Chennai, Indian Railways is now likely to launch three more Ramayana Express train services from different parts of the country.
According to officials quoted in an HT report, while most of the special tourist trains generally have an occupancy of 50% to 60%, for the inaugural ride of the Ramayana Express, seats were sold out within 15 days after the train was announced on 7 July. The ‘Ramayana circuit’, covers iconic destinations, associated with the epic- Ramayan.
The e-ticketing and catering arm of the national transporter, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is now launching similar train services from Rajkot, Jaipur and Madurai. Read More
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