North East Frontier Railway to set up coach restaurant
North East Frontier Railway has started converting old railway coaches into restaurants to generate employment and provide better and quality travel experience to the passengers. In fact, the Railways is now emphasizing on the use of more and more state-of-the-art LHB coaches, due to which the old coaches are being removed from service. According to a report by news agency ANI, the coaches of the train that the Railways have stopped using are being used as restaurants. This is a unique experiment of the Railways, about which it has high hopes.
Coach restaurant has opened in Katihar
North East Frontier Railway has started this initiative by changing the old coach and one such coach restaurant has also opened at Katihar railway station in Bihar. While another such coach restaurant is also ready to start at New Jalpaiguri station in West Bengal. It has been decided to set up 15 more such coach restaurants at different places in five divisions of this zone.
Railway coach restaurants will open at these stations only
Out of these, one coach restaurant each will also be set up in Darjeeling Division of West Bengal and Jogbani in Katihar Division. Whereas a total of seven such coach restaurants will be built in Alipore Dwar division of West Bengal. For this stations like New Cooch Behar, New Alipur Dwar, Maddihat, Lataguri, Chalsa and Raja Bhat Khawa have been selected. Similar coach restaurants have also been fixed in Guwahati division and two in Tinsukia division.
Enjoy your favorite food with family and friends on the train
Coach restaurant is also planned at 6 places in Katihar, 8 places in Alipur Dwar, 14 places in Rangiya at 11 places in Lumding and 4 places in Tinsukia Division. The Coach restaurant is being elegantly designed to attract the travellers, which also reflects the heritage of beauty. The aim is that people can enjoy the experience of enjoying their favorite food while sitting on the train with their family and friends.
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Skilled and unskilled workers will get employment opportunity
The coach restaurant will have the facility to buy and eat food, snacks and beverages. This trick will not only help Indian Railways to generate non-ticket revenue, but the initiative is expected to generate employment opportunities for both skilled and unskilled workers. The biggest thing is that from making such a coach to running a restaurant in it, local people are expected to get more employment opportunities.