If you want to visit the pilgrimage sites then you can fulfill your wish. IRCTC is running pilgrimage special trains from 14 February.
Indian Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a subsidiary of Indian Railways, will run four pilgrims special trains from Rajkot, Gujarat in February and March. IRCTC Western Zone Group General Manager Rahul Himalayan gave this information. He said that all four trains will run from Rajkot and there will be a final stop. Two pilgrims are starting special trains from this month.
‘Teerth Special’ will start from 14 Feb
He said that the ‘Dakshin Darshan’ pilgrimage special train covering Nashik, Aurangabad, Parli, Kurnool, Rameswaram, Madurai and Kanyakumari would be from 14 February to 25 February. The Himalayan said that the ‘Namami Gange’ pilgrimage special train, which runs from 27 February to 8 March, will cover Varanasi, Gaya, Kolkata, Ganga Sagar and Puri.
‘Bharat Darshan’ trains will start from March (‘Bharat Darshan’ trains will start from March)
Rahul Himalayan told that Bharat Darshan trains will start from March. The Himalayan said that the Kumbh Haridwar Bharat Darshan train covering Mathura, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Amritsar and Vaishno Devi will run from March 6 to March 14. While the South India Yatra Bharat Darshan train will cover Rameswaram, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Trivandrum, Guruvayur, Tirupati and Mysore from March 20 to March 31. He informed that IRCTC will resume its corporate ‘Tejas Express’ train on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai route from 14 February.
Operation of ‘Tejas’ was stopped last year.
IRCTC’s Joint General Manager of Tourism Affairs Vayunandan Shukla said that the operation of the Tejas train was stopped in March last year due to the outbreak of Corona epidemic. IRCTC resumed these services once again in October last year with the lockdown relaxed, but was discontinued due to fewer passengers.
‘Tejas’ train will start again
Vayunandan Shukla said that now it has been decided to run these trains once again. This train will run on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Shukla said that the ticket prices of these special trains cover travel, food, local bus transportation, accommodation in Dharamshala, tour guides and housekeeping expenses.