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Indian Railways launches its 1st ”Restaurant on Wheels”

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Asansol Railway Station gets a new face as Indian Railways has launched its first ”Restaurant on Wheels” at the circulating area of Asansol railway station. This restaurant is for the use of passengers as well as the general public. The Restaurant on Wheels was developed by refurbishing two over-aged MEMU coaches.

 

This unique effort will not only improve the facilities at Asansol station but will also generate non-fare revenue earnings approximately Rs 50 lakh in the next five years.

 

Union Minister and Asansol MP Babul Supriyo inaugurated the restaurant. He also inaugurated two new air-conditioned Retiring Rooms and Electronic Reservation Chart Display System and a battery-operated car at Asansol station.

 

Union Minister and Asansol MP Babul Supriyo, who inaugurated the restaurant, said,  “This unique effort will not only improve the facilities at Asansol station but will also generate non-fare revenue earnings approximately Rs 50 lakh in the next five years,” a release from the Ministry of Railways said.

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