Yesterday 7 November 2021, Delhi’s railway station was decorated with flowers and red carpets were rolled out to give a warm welcome to people travelling by the first AC deluxe tourist train to religious places associated with Lord Ram under the Ramayan Circuit.
The train carrying 132 tourists started the first Ramayan Circuit yatra which will cover a distance of more than 7,500 km. The train will take the pilgrims to all the important places associated with Lord Ram such as Ayodhya, Prayag, Nandigram, Janakpur, Chitrakoot, Sitamarhi, Nasik, Hampi and Rameshwaram.
Railway has plans to run three more Ramayan Circuit trains this month and another on January 20. The cost of the yatra is Rs 1,02,095 per passenger for AC first class and Rs 82,950 for AC second class. The fares include the cost of food and other services.