Pilgrim Trains – Aastha Circuit trains
- Aastha Circuit trains covering various religious places have commenced operation on 17.02.2017. It offers all inclusive tour packages on different itineraries of varying duration, decided by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC) from time to time, and announced/booked through IRCTC tourism portal www.irctctourism.com. The first 6 nights/7 days itinerary started from Guwahati on 17.02.2017 has covered Kolkata, Puri and Bhubaneswar and the second 10 nights/11 days itinerary started from Darbhanga on 20.03.2017 is planned to cover Bhubaneswar, Tirupati, Kanyakumari, Trivandrum, Rameshwaram and Madurai, with several boarding/de-boarding points enroute.
- This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 22.03.2017 (Wednesday).