The Indian Railways is now looking to give a touch of luxury to its premium trains under the brand new Swarn (gold) scheme. As part of this scheme, the railway board has asked western railways to give a makeover to Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani, Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi and Mumbai-Delhi August Kranti and has allocated Rs 50 lakh each for their upgradation.
According to officials, the move is a part of railway’s plan to win back the customers it has lost to economic air travel. These trains will get bio-toilets, the Asian Age reported. With the upgradation, the Mumbaikars’ travel will be complete with facilities such as varied meal options onboard, seats at par with those in luxury trains such as Maharaja Express. Read More…
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