Now, get massage onboard Indian trains for Rs 100
Indore : For the first time ever in history, Indian Railways will be providing massage service on board running trains. This facility will be made available in 39 trains departing from Indore, a railway official said on Saturday.
This was a proposal from the Ratlam division of Western Railway zone, the official said.
“This is the first time in the history of railways that we will provide massaging service for passenger comfort on running trains. It will not only increase revenue but also add passengers. Railways to earn an additional revenue of Rs 20 lakh annually and an estimated increase of Rs 90 lakh per year through the additional sale of tickets from about 20,000 passengers who will be the service providers. This is the first time that such a contract has been signed,” said Rajesh Bajpai, director, media and communication, railway board.
The Railways will be charging a nominal fees of Rs 100 for the service, that is a part of the railways’ scheme whereby zones and divisions have been asked to come out with new and innovative ideas to generate non-fare revenue for the national transporter.
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Here is a list of 39 trains which will provide the service.