From 16 August, keen vacationers taking flights to India will be able to travel from Delhi to Jaipur in a stylish air-conditioned double-decker train. Both destinations are highly popular as tourist hubs.
Leisure vacationers taking flights to India and desirous of exploring the city of Jaipur can now experience the novelty of travelling by AC double-decker train. The service is scheduled to be flagged off on August 16 and will make journey between two prominent Indian holiday destinations of Delhi and Jaipur more comfortable and stylish!
Those taking flights to the country to capture the true essence of India would be able to get a more authentic slice of the country’s heritage and culture by making the rail journey between the national capital and the Pink City.
The journey will be covered in about five hours. While the idea may not appeal very highly to time pressed travellers taking India bound flights, it surely is going to be a hit among vacationers who have a relaxed itinerary.
With a seating capacity of 120, the coaches of the train are large enough to carry good number of tourists and regular passengers. All coaches of the train are fully AC with chair-car seat configuration.
Jaipur and Delhi are highly popular cities on the Golden Triangle circuit that continues to attract millions of tourists on flights to India. Most tourists also embark on their Rajasthan exploration after landing from flights to the national capital and driving down to Jaipur. The train comes as a highly reliable, cheaper and relatively safer alternative for those who would prefer to avoid the road trip or expensive flights.
There is currently only one double-decker train service which operates in the country. The high level safety measures that this new service has onboard are sure to allow foreign travellers taking flights to the India to relax. A similar rail service between western cities of Mumbai and Ahmedabad is also expected to be launched this month.