Indian Railways resumes ready meals service on all trains

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has resumed ready meals services on Indian Railways passenger trains from today. Meals have been suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.

People can order food online for train travel and choose from several food options. RailMitra has partnered with an IRCTC approved catering partner, RailRestro, to provide food on trains.

The catering portal is Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) approved restaurants at over 400 stations in India.

Indian Railways announced last year that it would restore catering services on some premium trains. The trains included Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto, Vande Bharat, Tejas and Gatimaan.

According to the order, Zonal Railways would check the catering costs against the services provided and the applicable tariff list and enter them into the PRS software to allow the reservation / withdrawal of the catering services, from the ARP date, at the time of booking. tickets.

Indian Railways online catering services were discontinued in 2020.

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