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Tourist train to connect India, Nepal soon

by Times One Odia
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Tourist trains will soon connect India and Nepal soon. It was revealed after  the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) worked out on it and finalized to ply trains from June 21.

Thus, the IRCTC will be India’s first agency to connect the two nations through tourist train under the Bharat Gaurav Scheme of Indian Railways.

According to the notifications issued in this connection,  the train will depart on the Shri Ramayana Yatra Circuit from New Delhi on June 21. The train, originating from Safdarjung railway station, will cover the distance of approximately 8,000 kilometers between India and Nepal on the Shri Ramayana Yatra Circuit.

This train will run on the Ramayana Circuit identified under the “Swadesh Darshan” scheme covering prominent places associated with the life of Lord Shri Rama. A visit to Ram Janaki temple in Janakpur located in Nepal by train will be part of this tour itinerary, the first time in its history.

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