Maharajas’ Express Trains – It is an initiative of Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) – is the luxury train in India. Dubbed India’s equivalent to the Orient Express of Europe.
Indian Luxury Train Maharajas’ Express Train has four cabins Deluxe Cabin, Presidential Suite, Suite and Junior Suite. It also has Lounge Bar and Restaurants. All cabins are designed so beautifully that if one sees through the window, one can enjoy beautiful landscapes. Indian Luxury Train has allover red carpet and interiors are designed keeping in mind the Indian Royal Heritage. A traveler gets an amazing opportunity to Experience royalty but running on wheels.
Maharajas’ Express : Plan to connect Konkan, Goa, Karnataka and Kerala
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is planning to extend the Maharaja Express to the western coast by September 2017.
Mr. Prabhu discussed the proposal with Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar during his Goa visit this week. According to a senior official in the State government, Mr. Parrikar favoured the idea as it will help upgrade the tourism transport network, a famous Newspaper reported.
Mr. Prabhu told Mr. Parrikar that the Maharaja Express with its variety of high-end travel packages would be an ideal travel option for foreign tourists. The Maharaja Express traverses through Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Aurangabad in Maharashtra. The plan is extend the service to the Konkan railway route connecting Konkan, Goa, Karnataka and Kerala. Mr. Prabhu is expected to moot the proposal to the Chief Ministers of the southern States.
Chairman and Managing Director of Konkan Railway Sanjay Gupta said on Friday that the issues discussed included doubling the railway track of the South Central Railway between Vasco to Londa, extending services of RailTel Corporation in Goa to enhance telecom infrastructure and resolving issues related to the construction of flyovers on the route.
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