FIRST COMMERCIAL JOURNEY FOR 2014-2015 FROM DELHI ON SUNDAY
Jaipur, The super luxury Train "Royal Rajasthan on Wheels" (RROW) rolled on its first commercial tour for this year to Rajasthan and other destinations especially for Khajuraho, Varanasi and Agra from Safdarjung Railway station, New Delhi on Sunday October 5, 2014. In first trip 32 tourist passengers are traveling in this super luxurious train.
GM of RTDC New Delhi, Mr. Parmod Sharma informed that Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is still another milestone inscribed by Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation in the arena of Luxury Rail Journeys in the tourism market of India. He said following the grand sucess of Place on Wheels - this train has also established its brand image in the global travel market in a record time. Since its inception in January, 2009.
In 109 trips since 2009 total 3965 tourists have made journey in this royal train. An amount of more than Rs.62 crore 89 Lakhs has earned till now.
He informed that this new train will offer more luxuries and facilities to the passengers. Where as Palace on Wheels (POW) starts its journey on every Wednesday between the months of September to April. The New super luxury train (RROW) is scheduled to run on every Sunday between the months of October to March from Delhi. This luxury train package covers the most exotic destinations starting from Safdarjung Railway Station on Sunday covering Jodhpur-Udaipur-Chittorgarh-Sawai Madhopur-Jaipur-Khajuraho-Varanasi-Agra and back on Safdarjung Railway Station, New Delhi.
GM of Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Mr. Surendra Singh Chaudhri said that this luxury train has 22 State of Art coaches comprising of 1 Super deluxe coach (2 cabins), 13 deluxe coach (containing 3 cabins each), 2 Restro Bars (40 covers each), 1 Kitchen, 2 Staff cum Store Car and 2 Power cars. The Total capacity of the train is 82 pax. The tariff of this luxury train experience is for Super Deluxe Suite USD 1700 per night, Deluxe USD 625 per person per night twin sharing and Deluxe USD 875 per person per night on single occupancy basis in the cabin.
He informed that there are 2 dining cars in Royal Rajasthan on Wheels which are named 'Swarn Mahal' and 'Sheesh Mahal'. Whereas Swarn Mahal is patterned on brass and gold theme, the Sheesh Mahal restaurant features spectacular floor lamps and crystal pelmets. The 14 luxury Saloons housed within the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels have been named after some erstwhile royal palace of Rajasthan. Categorized into Deluxe and Super Deluxe saloons, these cabins come equipped with amenities such as Wi-Fi internet, Satellite TV, Channel music system and Individual temperature control. Few cabin names are as follows: Hawa Mahal, Padmini Mahal, Kishori Mahal, Phool Mahal and Super Deluxe Coach 'Taj Mahal'. A souvenir coach offers various handcrafter products and apparels which include beer mug, embossed leather jewelry product, cruet set, leather photo frame and various other accessories.
The facility on board this exotic train journey includes Spa, Gymnasium, Internet Facility and Satellite TV, Which makes the traveler feel privileged.