HYDERABAD: The Pilgrim Special Tourist Train ‘Holy Ganga Yamuna Yatra Pilgrim Special’, a concept introduced by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), took off on its first trip on the South Central Zone of IRCTC on Saturday from Secunderabad railway station.
SCR additional general manager Umesh Singh interacted with the passengers and inspected the facilities in the train.
The Holy Ganga Yamuna Yatra Pilgrim Special Tourist Train consists of seven sleeper coaches, two AC-III tier coaches and one AC-II tier coach with pantry car.
The tour period is of 10 days. The train which departed on Saturday will return to Secunderabad on October 19. The train covers important pilgrim places like Gaya, Varanasi, Allahabad, Haridwar, Delhi, Mathura and Agra. The package includes confirmed train accommodation, food on board (train) and off board.
It is one amongst the three PSTT that are run from Secunderabad railway station, the other two being Temple Tour Of North India and Temple Tour of South India.