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Palace on Wheels is to be back on track from September onwards

India’s famous and luxurious train, the ‘Palace on Wheels’ will be back on the tracks by September.

Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC) Chairman Dharmendra Rathore stated that the luxury train will run on tracks from September in all likelihood.

He also added that there are meetings held and the government is keen to bring the most loved train back this is done via a public-private partnership and the meetings that are held are in advanced stages. 

The Chairman made these announcements while he was meeting a delegation of the Federation of Hospitality and Tourism of Rajasthan (FHTR) at the Paryatan Bhawan in Jaipur recently.

The luxurious train was not operational amid the pandemic, as the situation is now returning to normal. The government should capitalise on its popularity and bring this back said the chairman. 

Palace on Wheels is the luxury train inspired by personal coaches of erstwhile rulers and features all enhanced facilities amid a heritage backdrop. Every coach features several chambers, whereas each chamber is further decorated with furniture and details per local heritage.

This train has been operating since 1982 which is in association with RTDC and Indian Railways.

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