A new luxury train for Rajasthan on the lines of Palace on Wheels
The Tourism ministry of India is all set to launch the new luxury train, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels on the lines of Palace on Wheels. The train will be flagged off by Tourism Minister, Mrs Ambika Soni on January 11, 2009. With a seating capacity of 82, two super deluxe suites, 13 deluxe saloons, two restobars and international spa facilities, the train is surely going to offer a royal sojourn to the tourists on board. Estimated to cost around Rs 400 million, it is expected to earn a profit of Rs120 million in its very first year. Starting from New Delhi, the train will have Jaipur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Bharatpur and Agra as its major stopovers.