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What is pantry car in railway?

What is pantry car in railway?

Pantry car is a special coach in the train which is used to prepare and serve food to the passengers. The system of pantry car service was stopped after the railway resumed operation of special trains amind the coronavirus pandemic due to health concerns.

Is pantry car available in train?

Currently, around 350 pairs of trains, including mail/express, superfast and premier services, have pantry cars, which prepare hot food for passengers. Further, the railways is of the view that by interchanging pantry cars with AC-3 tire, it can earn additional Rs 1,400 crore revenue.

How do I call pantry car by train?

Book a meal/food through a call: The passenger can also order their food in train via phone call at 1323. The food will be delivered to your seat at your preferred station.

Is pantry available in Rajdhani Express now?

Passengers of special trains, including Delhi-bound Amritsar Shatabdi and Rajdhani and two others need to carry their own food, as the railways has suspended pantry in four trains in view of the surge in covid cases. The pantry served eatables, bottled water and beverages.

Is food available in special train?

Food delivery on trains will be permitted at select stations across the nation. The decision came after Manish Chandra, CEO and founder, RailRestro, had written to the Ministry of Railways and IRCTC officials to allow the e-catering services in the trains.

Is food free in Tejas Express?

High-quality food and beverages are provided to passengers on board, which are included in the ticket fare. Each coach of this train is equipped with RO water filter in addition to the packaged water bottle. The passengers of this train too are provided with rail travel insurance of up to ₹25 lakh.

Which app delivers food in train?

Travelkhana App Specially designed for passengers travelling via Indian Railways, Travelkhana App is the best Indian Railway App that serves as a useful train food order booking solution.

Is food served in Vande Bharat Express currently?

Passengers will no longer get food in the Vande Bharat Express, starting after a gap of 174 days on Saturday 12 September. Due to Kovid-19, the Railways has decided not to provide food to passengers from this train. At present, the fare of travelling to Delhi in the chair car of Vande Bharat Express is Rs 1300.

Does AC 3 tier provide food?

@Sahil_Thombre Food is provided only in premium trains in India. So if you have booked your ticket for trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi or Duronto, then food is provided, the cost of which is included in ticket fare. For other trains, food fare is not inclusive of ticket fare and generally they don’t serve food in train.