The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will soon have dedicated vendors to sell food to passengers of five trains plying between the city and Mumbai.
Among the six intercity trains plying between Pune and Mumbai, only Deccan Queen has the pantry car service. There have been demand for such a service for the rest of the trains — Deccan Express, Pragati Express, Sinhgad Express, Mumbai-Pune Intercity and Indrayani Express.
“Tenders related to train-side vending at various sections of the Pune rail division have been floated and the service would start within a couple of months,” an IRCTC official said.
“The selected vendor will serve meals and snacks to the passengers travelling in these five trains under the guidance of the Railways and IRCTC,” the official added. Read More
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