Published on : Monday, April 2, 2018
The first saloon coach of Indian Railways with air-conditioned rooms, attached bathrooms and valet services started it’s journey on Friday from Old Delhi Railway Station to Katra in Jammu, mentioned Ministry of Railways.
The Indian Railways’ saloon coach, operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is just like a moving house having two exclusive bedrooms with attached bathroom, a large living cum dining room, and kitchenette and rear window for watching the spectacular views, the tweet further said in the social media.
Indian Railways has a total of 336 saloon cars across railway zones, among them 62 are air-conditioned.
The decision to make saloons available to people was taken soon after a meeting of Chairman of the Railway Board, Ashwani Lohani, with travel and trade associations in January this year.