IRCTC has issued notices to 47 onboard private catering service providers, giving them directions to bring about changes in the standard of food service.
The train has run with an average occupancy of 80-85 per cent since it began operations on October 5, the sources said.
The contractor had put out a recruitment advertisement to hire 100 male candidates belonging only to Agarwal and Vaish communities.
It is a user-friendly facility wherein passenger will come to know about the exact refund amount received by agent on his behalf against cancelled or fully waitlisted dropped ticket.
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Last year, amid concerns over misuse of these saloons by officials, Railway minister Piyush Goyal had given up the use of his own personal ones, calling them "trappings of a colonial mindset".
Goyal said that the WiFi service will help a lot in terms of security as CCTVs would be there in every train compartment and its live feed will go to a police station.
The train started from Lucknow at around 9.55 am instead of its scheduled departure at 6.10 am and reached New Delhi at around 3.40 pm instead of 12.25 pm.
He demanded improvement in basic amenities for the staff such as drinking water and toilets working in the loco sheds.
On the NSE, it skyrocketed 95.62 per cent to Rs 626 in opening trade. The company's market valuation stood at Rs 10,972 crore in morning trade.
This new measure taken by the railways will help passengers get information about any vacant berths that are available on the train after the chart is prepared.
The trains will not be coming to Egmore station since engineering works will be conducted at the platform no. 4 in the station.
The IRCTC manager further said that VISA fee was not included in the package cost as the Thailand government has waived off the VISA fee till October 31.
An exclusive train will be operated to Muktinath from Trichy on November 13 with the tour ending on November 24.
The All India Railway Men's Federation protested against the first 'private' train Tejas and the railway board's decision to give another 150 trains to the private sector.