Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav on Tuesday announced the launch of ‘Bharat Gaurav’ trains to promote tourism. Under this, more than 180 Bharat Gaurav trains will be run in the country. The special thing is that private players will also be able to take these trains on lease. Trains can be run on any circuit of your choice. You will also be able to decide the route, fare and quality of service of the train.
Another new segment in train service
The Railway Minister said, ‘Bharat Gaurav is another new segment in the train service. There are so many cultural heritages in our country. These trains will take tourists to these cultural heritage places. The main objective of the trains is to promote tourism. Let us inform that earlier the passenger and freight segment has also been started.
Allocation of more than 180 trains
The Railway Minister said, ‘We have allocated more than 180 trains for Bharat Gaurav trains. Of these, there will be 3033 coaches. The process of application for the operation of trains has also started. We have got a good response. He said, ‘Stakeholders will modify and run the train. The railways will help them in maintenance, parking and other facilities.
Process to lease Bharat Gaurav Train
Facilities like food, local transport, hotel