On April 7, the Indian Railways will launch the “Ramayana Yatra” train. Which will go to a number of significant locations connected to the life of Lord Rama, including Ayodhya, Prayagraj, and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.
The Ramayana Yatra will last for 18 days, passengers on the train will enjoy a stop in Ayodhya
The Indian Railways said in a press release that passengers on the train will enjoy a stop in Ayodhya where they may visit the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi shrine, the Hanuman temple, and have the chance to see Saryu aarti. Together with these locations, the aforementioned train will also travel through Nandigram, Sitamarhi, Janakpur, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Chitrakoot, Hampi, Nashik, Rameshwaram, Bhadrachalam, and Nagpur.
In order to forward the government’s Dekho Apna Desh and Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat vision, Indian Railways has also taken the initiative to operate the Bharat Gaurav tourist trains.
CCTV cameras and security officers will be present in each coach
According to Indian Railways, the proposed train trip will be on a Bharat Gaurav Deluxe AC tourist train that can carry 156 passengers and is equipped with all the latest amenities, including AC-I and AC-II class coaches.
The train will also have two fine eating establishments, a contemporary kitchen, shower stalls in each coach, foot massagers, sensor-based restroom facilities, etc. CCTV cameras and security officers will be present in each coach as part of the train’s improved security features. Moreover, tourists will be able to board and disembark at the railway stations in Delhi, Aligarh, Ghaziabad, Tundla, Etawah, Kanpur, and Lucknow.
The first stop will be Ayodhya, then the tourists will see the Kashi Vishwanath temple and corridor, the Tulsi Mandir, and the Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple in Varanasi, as well as the Bharat Mandir in Nandigram, Sitamarhi in Bihar, Buxar, and Varanasi.
The train will then continue on to Prayagraj, Shringverpur, and Chitrakoot, Nasik, Hampi, Rameshwaram, Bhadrachalam, and Nagpur before arriving in Delhi to complete its voyage.