Bharat Gaurav tourist train will run from Ayodhya to Janakpur in Nepal under Shri Ram-Janki Yatra route.
Indian Railways is going to start Bharat Gaurav tourist train from today Friday on the route connecting Ayodhya and Janakpur pilgrimage sites in Nepal. Railways said that the Bharat Gaurav tourist train will start from Ayodhya to Janakpur on Friday from Delhi. Also, this initiative will strengthen bilateral relations and promote cultural relations between the two countries.
The tourist train will pass through Nandigram, Sitamarhi, Kashi and Prayagraj. Arrangements will also be made for the passengers to stay for two nights in the hotels of Janakpur and Varanasi. Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train has been started under the Central Government’s initiative ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ to promote domestic tourism. This tourist train comprises of four first AC coaches, two second AC coaches, a well equipped pantry car and two rail restaurants. In this, seating arrangements have also been made for 156 tourists simultaneously.
Ayodhya is first stop of the train
According to the information, the features of the state-of-the-art deluxe AC tourist train include two fine dining restaurants, a modern kitchen, shower cubicles in coaches, sensor based washroom function and foot massage. Indian Railways said that the first stop of the seven-day Bharat Gaurav tourist train journey is Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Ram, where tourists will visit Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple, Hanuman Temple and besides Bharat Mandir in Nandigram.
Train will stop at Sitamarhi in Bihar
The tourist train will stop at Sitamarhi in Bihar. After this, the passengers will go to Janakpur in Nepal by bus, which is 70 km away from Sitamarhi railway station.