The Indian Railways is coming up with a special train that will be especially for the tourists who loves to opt for religious tourism. The new train has said to be launched in second half of the year, in November 2018 and will cover almost all the locations that are related to ‘Ramayana’. Passengers who want to take this religious journey can board the train as it will begin from the Ayodhya and will end in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
As per our recent resources, The special train will depart for this religious journey from Ayodhya to Columbo from New Delhi on November 14 and will take a total of 16 days in order to complete this magnificent and scriptural journey. Through its journey, the train will cover almost all the locations that are related to ‘Ramayana’ and will even stop at some of the places like Ayodhya, Nandigram, Sitamarhi, Janakpur, Varanasi, Prayag, Chitrakoot, Shringaverpur, Hampi, Nasik and will finally reach Rameshwaram.
The sources further revealed that this train will be the largest amongst all and will have a seating capacity for 800 passengers. The total cost of the tour from Ayodhya to Rameshwaram has been estimated around Rs 15,120 per person. And the amount has also been expected to cover most of the major expenses like onboard train meals, night stays, changing and washroom facilities at Dharamshala.
Besides this, some officials of IRCTC has also said that during this magnificent journey the passengers will be assisted by the IRCTC officials in case of any problems regarding comfort and travel. And not only this, the railway will provide bus services from railway stations to religious places, said one of the officials.
The passengers willing to reach the last part of this travel will have to first reach Chennai by train and from there they have to take a flight to Sri Lanka, which is the last leg of this journey.
About this new service which is soon going to be offered by Indian Railways, an official said that Railways is looking forward to earning a pretty much good revenue from the new trains service. And after completing its first journey and overlooking the response from the people of India the authorities will then look forward in order to decide whether the train would travel once or twice a year.