Indian Railways to Promote Rail Tourism By Running Six Pilgrim Special Tourist Packages from October 2014

Indian Railways to Promote Rail Tourism By Running Six Pilgrim Special Tourist Packages from October 2014

Source:  www.business-standard.com

With a view to promote rail tourism in the country and to provide reasonably priced tourism package to tourists, especially the pilgrims in the country, India Railways has finalised six pilgrim special tourist train packages in the first phase, which will kick start from 25th October 2014.

The Minister of Railways, Shri D.V.Sadananda Gowda, in his budget speech in July 2014, promised to run a tourist train covering the pilgrim and tourist places of Karnataka and Maharashtra. He also announced to run tourist trains in various Pilgrim Circuits like Devi Circuit, Jyotirling Circuit, Jain Circuit, Christian Circuit, Muslim / Sufi Circuit, Sikh Circuit, Buddhist Circuit, Famous Temple Circuit etc. The six packages starting from 25th October 2014, aim at implementing the budget announcement. More info

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