Indian Railways run Special Express Trains between Howrah and Yeswantpur to avoid extra hustle and bustle.
Howrah-Yeswantpur Express Train (0805) leaves Howrah at 06.45 p.m towards Yeswantpur and reaches Yeswantpur at 06.30 a.m.
Similarly Yeswantpur-Howrah 0806 Special Express leaves Yeswantpur at 11.55 p.m. and reaches Howrah at 12.40 p.m.
Howrah-Yeswantpur Express will comprise of two General Second Class coaches, Guard-cum-Luggage vans, Sleeper Class, Air Conditioner-2 tier coaches and Air Conditioner- 3 tier coaches.
New menu in Bengal Rajdhani
The regular travellers between New Delhi and Sealdah or between New Delhi and Howrah by the fast moving Rajdhani Express have some surprise. The ideal Bengali dishes ie. Fish and rice, have been now been commenced in this prominent train of the Indian Railways. Railway Minister Mamta Banerji took this decision immediately after assuming the office. This was appreciated by all Bengali passengers.
The honourable Railway Minister is trying to improve the food quality and catering system on the priority basis. IRCTC has now introduced certain food items which were removed from the menu during the term of the former railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav.
Cheese sandwich, sandesh, samosa/kachori etc are some food items added to the menu list. The travellers are offered tempting Knorr soup of varied flavours. There are variety of non-vegetarian items as well like chicken, fish curry and many more. The passengers can avail the facility of tempting dinner as there is large variety for them to choose from peas pulao, jeera rice and veg pulao, peas paneer, veg kofta shahi paneer and varieties of parathas are also available.
Deccan Queen celebrate 80 Years
The Deccan Queen commenced on June 3, 1930. It is among Indias most loved trains. This train was started under the British regime in India on the weekly basis between Mumbai to Pune, but later it was converted into but later it was converted to a daily service. The train leaves the Pune central railway station for Mumbai at quarter past 7 in the morning and it reaches Mumbai at half past 10 a.m. This train runs for a distance of around 192 kilometers. It is esteem for Drivers of Indian Railways to drive the Deccan Queen. The Deccan Queen is the only Indian train to get the ISO 9000 certification. This is also the only train to offer the facility of dining car at the short distance. The train comprises of 16 coaches which also includes the engine.