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SOUTH CENTRAL RAILWAY
PRESS RELEASE
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE, SECUNDERABAD - 500 071
No.200/2024-2509-07-2024
Secunderabad
PR. No. 200 - ‘Ayodhya – Kashi: Punya Kshetra Yatra’ Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train Commences Journey from Secunderabad Railway Station

 

The Bharat Gaurav, a theme-based Tourist Circuit Train, which was launched by Indian Railways to showcase India’s rich cultural heritage and magnificent historical places has been a huge success among Rail passengers. Another trip of the Bharat Gaurav, Ayodhya – Kashi: Punya Kshetra Yatra has commenced its journey today i.e., 09th July, 2024 from Secunderabad Railway station.

The 21st Bharat Gaurav Train commenced the journey, with o­ne of the senior citizens travelling by the train, Shri Hanmanthu, Age 67 years launching it from Secunderabad Railway station. The Ayodhya – Kashi: Punya Kshetra Yatra, Bharat Gaurav train which commenced its journey today is running with 360 passengers. This 09 days tour of Punya Kshetra Yaatra will cover divine/pilgrimage places of Gaya, Varanasi, Ayodhya and Prayagraj.

The Punya Kshetra Yaatra: Ayodhya – Kashi offers a unique opportunity for Rail passengers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to to have darshan of newly constructed Ram Janmabhoomi (Ayodhya) and o­ne of the Jyotirlinga (Kashi Vishwanath Temple) for spiritual enlightenment or do the Pind pradan rituals (paying homage to their ancestors) at Gaya.

Apart from Secunderabad, the train has been provided boarding / de-boarding facility for the passengers at Kazipet (Warangal), Khammam in Telangana and Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Vizag (Pendurthi), Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh & Titlagarh in Odisha.

Shri Arun Kumar Jain, General Manager, SCR has expressed his happiness at the good response received from the passengers for the Bharat Gaurav Tourist train from SCR. He stated that Bharat Gaurav trains are giving major fillip to the growth of spiritual Tourism in the country. The train facilitates all segments for passengers providing both AC and Non-AC coaches, he said. He appealed Rail users to utilize the opportunity to visit culturally prominent and historical places.

 

Upcoming IRCTC Tour Programs:

 

“Divya Dakshin Yatra With Jyotirlinga”- Shravan Masam Special from 04th to 12th August, 2024

Tour Itinerary

TIRUVANNAMALAI:

Arunachalam Temple

RAMESWARAM:

Ramanathaswamy Temple

MADURAI:        

Meenakshi Amman Temple 

KANYAKUMARI:

 Rock Memorial, Kumari Amman Temple

TRIVANDRUM:   

Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

TRICHY:    

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

THANJAVUR:   

Brihadeeswara Temple

Tour Dates

From 04.08.2024 to 12.08.2024

(08 Nights/09 Days)

Boarding &De-boarding Stations

Secunderabad, Kazipet, Warangal, Khammam, Vijayawada, Tenali, o­ngole, Nellore, Gudur & Renigunta

Cost Per Head (Including GST)

Economy Category (SL): Rs. 14,250/-

Standard Category (3AC): Rs. 21,900/-

Comfort Category (2AC): Rs. 28,450/-

 

For Bookings:

For more details o­ne can visit IRCTC website: http://www.irctctourism.com

For Counter Bookings Contact: Secunderabad: 040-27702407, 9701360701, 9281495845,

9281495843, 8287932228, 8287932229.

 

 






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