30 August 2019
Bhubaneswar: Indian Railways have now made the facility of on-board catering facilities for passengers of Rajdhani Express an optional exercise. This facility of optional catering will be available for passengers booking their tickets for journey with effect from September 1, 2019.
This facility of optional catering is already implemented in Puri-Howrah Shatabdi Express and Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Duronto Express.
Ministry of Railways has already taken steps to make catering an optional service in important trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto, Gatiman, Vande Bharat Express.
Passengers have the option of indicating their preference of availing catering facilities or not at the time of booking tickets. Once indicated, the passengers can not opt out their preferences.
Above facilities of optional catering will imply:
- Passengers can arrange their own food during the journey.
- Catering Charge will not be added to the price of journey Tickets.