Ahmedabad, December 1:
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will run the 'Rampath Yatra' train on December 25, which will start from Gujarat, connecting Madhya Pradesh to reach Ayodhya, informed Krishna Kumar Singh, who is the Regional Manager of IRCTC.
Addressing a press conference in Indore, Singh said, “The 640-seater train will start from Sabarmati station in Gujarat and reach Ayodhya the next day via Ratlam, Ujjain.” Describing the journey to Ayodhya, he said that the devotees will be taken by road to Nandigram, Varanasi, Prayagraj and Chitrakoot starting from December 27.
He said, “The journey will take seven nights and eight days in which 320 seats will be in 3AC and 320 seats in sleeper coaches. IRCTC will make all the arrangements for food, accommodation of devotees etc for which Rs 12,600 will be charged for 3AC and Rs 7,560 will be charged for sleeper coaches via online booking.”
He added, “This is the 3rd ‘Rampath Yatra’ train of this year. The first train was started from Indore in February 2021 and the second flagged off from Pune a few days ago. This is the third train which will begin from December 25 because we have received good response from the devotees in the previous two.”