In the name of Bharat Gaurav tourist trains, the door has been opened for private operators in the railways! – Rail Hunt

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  • Now anyone can run the train on rent, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav announced this
  • Tour operator operating Bharat Gaurav train will have the right to fix the fare

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav

Smt. Suma Choudhary

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has announced to run Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train on the theme showcasing the culture and heritage of India. Anyone can run these trains on rent. Interestingly, the tour operator operating the Bharat Gaurav train will also have the right to fix the fare. At present, the Railway Minister has allotted 190 trains for this. It can also be increased on better response. With this announcement of the Railway Minister, the door has been opened for private operators in the Railways.

The Railway Minister’s new announcement is being told as part of realizing the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in which there is a plan to tap the huge tourism potential of the country by keeping India’s rich cultural heritage and magnificent historical places in front of the people of the country and the world. . With the introduction of theme based trains to develop/identify tourist circuits using the expertise of tourism sector professionals, the Railway Minister has unannounced opening doors for private operators.

After assuming the command of the Ministry of Railways, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav, who is busy in bringing the system back on track, has taken a measure of revenue mobilization by running an emotional train of religious and cultural heritage, while making better arrangements in the form of travel packages and providing good facilities to the passengers. While ensuring the entry of private operators in the railways in the name, they have also found ways of earning by giving them free concessions.

However, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has said that Bharat Gaurav Train, Ramayana Train will give people a chance to get acquainted with Indian culture, our diversity and heritage. But the right to operate these trains will be given to IRCTC or any other service provider company which includes an individual, partnership firm, company, society, trust, JV/consortium (incorporated/incorporated) called service provider.

The service provider i.e. the private operator will have the right to decide the theme. In this, tourists will be allowed to make packages consisting of rail travel, hotel accommodation, sightseeing arrangements, historical / heritage sites, tour guides etc. Not only this, the private operator has also been given the right to decide the fare along with the package. The operators will also be free to design and adapt the coach to suit all types of customers. Along with this, the right of branding and advertisement will also be given to the private operator/AJC both inside and outside the train. Which will be given a train for two years to 10 years.

After assuming the command of the Ministry of Railways, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav, who is busy in bringing the system back on track, has taken a measure of revenue mobilization by running an emotional train of religious and cultural heritage, while making better arrangements in the form of travel packages and providing good facilities to the passengers. While ensuring the entry of private operators in the railways in the name, they have also found ways of earning by giving them free concessions.