दक्षिण पश्चिम रेलवे / SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY प्रेस विज्ञप्ति / Press Release No. 450 Dt: 07.12.2021
Bharat Gaurav trains in SWR
South Western Railway is happy to be a part of Indian Railways initiative of "Bharat Gaurav Trains" a theme- based Tourist Circuit trains to showcase India’s rich cultural heritage and magnificent historical places to the people of India and the world.
Indian Railway aims to leverage the core strengths of the professionals of the tourism sector to run theme-based trains to tap the vast tourist potential of India. Registered service providers shall be offered rakes under “Right to Use” Model by Indian Railway for operations of Bharat Gaurav Trains. Option of procurement of new coaches directly from production units through NRC (Non-Railway Customer) plan is also available. Flexibility to decide the business model including themes, routes, itinerary, tariff and other attributes connected with this model. Any Individual, Partnership Firm, Company, Society, Trust, Joint Ventures and Consortium are eligible to be a part of this new business opportunity.
Under ‘Right to Use’ model one can own a rakefor a minimum of 2 years and the maximum period is based on the residual period of coaches.
This theme - based Bharat Gaurav Trains bring new business opportunities to private tour operators to be part of Indian Railways effort to showcase India's rich heritage to the people. Interested stakeholders can register on the website www.indianrailways.gov.inunder “Bharat Gaurav Trains” link.
For any further information and queries, please contact
Customer Support Unit(CSU)/SWR,
PCCM Office, 2nd Floor,
West Wing, Rail Soudha,
Gadag Road, Hubli-580020.
Contact Number: 9731977955, 9901132263
Chief Public Relations Officer
South Western Railway, Hubballi