Experience the grandeur of Lord Rama with Indian Railways’ ambitious Ramayana Yatra
Lucknow: Railways will restart the ‘Ramayana Yatra’ train from New Delhi on April 7, which will cover several prominent places associated with Lord Ram’s life including Ayodhya, Prayagraj and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.
Railway officials gave this information. A press statement issued by the Railways said, tourists traveling in the train will be given a halt at Ayodhya, where they will visit Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple, Hanuman Temple and witness Saryu Aarti.
The train will also pass through Nandigram, Sitamarhi, Janakpur, Buxar, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Chitrakoot, Nashik, Hampi, Rameshwaram, Bhadrachalam, Nagpur and many other places.
Indian Railways has taken the initiative of running Bharat Gaurav tourist trains to promote the Government of India’s vision of Dekho Apna Desh and Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.
According to Indian Railways, the proposed train tour is going to be operated in Bharat Gaurav Deluxe AC Tourist Train, it has modern facilities like AC- First and AC- Second class coaches. It can seat 156 tourists.
The train also features two dining restaurants, a modern kitchen, shower cubicles in coaches, sensor-based washroom functions, foot massagers, etc.
Each coach of the train has the facility of CCTV cameras and security guards. Tourists can also board/disembark from Delhi, Ghaziabad, Aligarh, Tundla, Etawah, Kanpur and Lucknow railway stations.
The first stop of this train will be Ayodhya, followed by Bharat Mandir in Nandigram, Sitamarhi in Bihar where tourists will visit the birthplace of Sita and Ram Janaki Temple in Janakpur, Nepal.
After Sitamarhi, the train proceeds to Buxar, Varanasi, where tourists will visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Corridor, Tulsi Temple and Sankat Mochak Hanuman Temple.
After this, the train will go to Prayagraj, Shringverpur and Chitrakoot, Nashik, Hampi, Rameshwaram, Bhadrachalam, Nagpur and the last stop of the journey will be Delhi.