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IRCTC upgrades chatbot ‘ASK DISHA’

IRCTC introduced the Artificial Intelligence-based on-line chatbot ‘ASKDISHA’ in 2018, which assists the users of the site in ticket booking and tourism. It was recently seen in news, as IRCTC has upgraded the chat-bot to converse in Hindi language, so that it can resolve the queries of passengers in Hindi. In an average, 3000 queries ..

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Indian Railways to operate pilgrimage tourist train Shri Ramayana Express

IRCTC recently announced that the Indian Railways is to operate a special pilgrimage tourist train Shri Ramayana Express. The special train of IRCTC, which will cover the pilgrimage sites associated with Lord Ram known as the ‘Ramayana Circuit of India’, is to be run from March 28, from New Delhi. It will have ten coaches ..

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IRCTC to launch its third corporate passenger train

The subsidiary of Indian Railways, IRCTC is set to launch its third corporate passenger train Kashi Mahakal Express on the Varanasi-Indore Route. It is a premium train to be run by IRCTC, that will connect three temples namely Omkareshwar temple near Indore, Mahakaleshwar temple of Ujjain and Kashi Vishwanath temple of Varanasi. After Tejas Express ..

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IRCTC’s third private train to run between Varanasi and Indore

As per the recent announcement of the Chairman of the Railway Board Vinod Kumar Yadav, the third private train of the IRCTC is set to run between Varanasi and Indore. The train, which is to be operated overnight, is expected to have the same rakes as in the Humsafar Express. The train is set to ..

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Mumbai Central railway station certified as country’s first ‘Eat Right’

The Mumbai Central Terminus of Western Railway has been certified as India’s first ‘Eat Right Station’ with a 4-Star rating awarded by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), as a part of ‘Eat Right India’ movement launched in 2018. FSSAI is an autonomous body under Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW). ..

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IRCTC signs an MoU with KSTDC to run the Golden Chariot Train

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) and Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) to market, run and operate the Golden Chariot train. The MoU is an important step towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to promote tourism in India as well as his clarion ..

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