Move to showcase India's rich cultural heritage and help tap vast tourism potential of India
GUWAHATI: The NFR (Northeast Frontier Railway) is ready to lease rakes and coaches to tourism sectors under the 'Bharat Gaurav Scheme' for showcasing India's cultural heritage and magnificent historical places to the people of India and the world. It will provide a comprehensive tour package for tourists in getting a unique single window experience.
In order to promote and attract tourism business, the Indian Railways has announced to launch Bharat Gaurav trains that will run on theme-based tourist circuits. Indian Railways 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, stated a press release.
Under this scheme, registered service providers shall be offered rakes under 'Right to Use' model by Indian Railways (IR) for operations of Bharat Gaurav Trains.
Service providers also have the option of procurement of new coaches directly from production units through the NRC (Non Railway Customer) plan. The service provider shall have the flexibility to decide the business model including themes, route, itinerary, tariff and other attributes connected to this model.
For further details, interested operators can visit https://bharatgauravtrains. indianrailways. gov.in