Bharat Gaurav train to start operation from today


The Indian Railways is all set to run the Bharat Gaurav train on November 17, which will offer travellers a unique and comprehensive travel experience.

Managed by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), this train will follow a circular route, starting from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and traversing significant destinations including Mumbai, Pune, Guntakal, Solapur, Rameshwaram, Renigunta, Madurai, Kanyakumari, and Kochuveli. The return journey is reportedly planned for November 25th.

The train will depart from CSMT at 4.50 AM, and will navigate the circular route, providing passengers with the opportunity to explore diverse cultural and religious heritage sites. The train will have designated halts at Thane, Kalyan, Karjat, Lonavala, Pune, Daund, Kurduwadi, Solapur, Kalaburagi, Renigunta (serving Rameshwaram and Madurai via Melpakkam to Kudalnagar), Kanyakumari, and Kochuveli.

Referring to this, Chief Spokesperson of Central Railway Shivraj Manaspure highlighted that the train's theme-based design has been aimed at showcasing the country’s rich cultural and religious heritage to both domestic and international tourists.

If reports are to go by, this move comes in the wake of promoting tourism and providing an immersive experience to passengers.

The Bharat Gaurav train will come with an all-inclusive tour package, offering three options—Economy, Comfort, and Deluxe. This comprehensive package will be covering train fare, meals, accommodation, and transportation, ensuring that passengers enjoy a hassle-free and a memorable journey.

With a focus on convenience and cultural exploration, this thematic train promises to be a unique and enriching travel experience for those eager to discover the diverse facets of the country.


(With inputs from agencies)


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