Astha Circuit Special Train will open from Raxaul station of Samastipur railway division on 31 January. Railways have prepared a roadmap to visit the important pilgrimage sites of South India within 14 days by the Aastha Circuit Special train.
Aastha special train will run for South India on January 31, under IRCTC subsidy, all facilities in low package, till now, 500 pilgrims booked tickets
In order to make the pilgrims visit the religious places of South India during the Corona period, the Indian Railways has decided to run the Aastha Circuit Special train. Aastha Circuit Special train will open on January 31 for 14 days journey from Raxaul station of Samastipur railway division. Railways have started special preparations for a pleasant journey. In the Aastha Special Train, devotees will be given a good package under a subsidy in a very low budget.
According to the railway, isolation coaches will also be installed in the Astha Circuit Special Train keeping in mind the emergency situation. Along with this, there will also be doctors in the train. Keeping in mind the guidelines of Covid-19, a mask and sanitizer will also be arranged in the Aastha Special Train. It is believed that the Aastha Circuit Special train will provide pilgrimage to pilgrimage sites with a protective cover.
Aastha special train will open from Raxaul on 31 January
On the specific demand of Bihar tourists, IRCTC plans to re-run the Aastha Circuit special train that was closed during the Corona epidemic. IRCTC regional manager Rajesh Kumar said that this train will open from Raxaul on January 31, 2021 at 8 am. The train will reach Tirupati on February 2, carrying passengers from Sitamarhi, Darbhanga, Samastipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Mokama, Kiul, Asansol.
Devotees will visit pilgrimage sites in South India
Railways have prepared a complete blueprint for the pilgrimage to important pilgrimage sites in South India within 14 days by the Aastha Circuit Special train. In this, the devotees will first be shown the Balaji temple in Tirupati. Similarly, Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, Ramanathaswamy Temple in Rameswaram, Kanyakumari Temple and Vivekananda Rock in Kanyakumari. At the same time, the Padmanabhaswamy temple in Trivandrum and finally the Jagannath Temple of Puri will be seen.
There will be arrangements from food to water
In the Aastha Circuit Special train, a sleeper class will be arranged for the devotees. At the same time, there will be vegetarian food, bus to roam around with water bottle, arrangement of dharamshala to stay, security guard and tour escort in every coach. Overall, the IRCTC (Railways) has made a complete arrangement to bring the people of Bihar to visit the pilgrimage sites of South India at a low cost.
How much will the fare be?
The Aastha Circuit Special train will run on January 31 and return on February 13. The entire journey will be of 13 nights and 14 days and its total fare has been kept at Rs 13230 under subsidy. Please tell that as soon as the announcement of running the train, five hundred devotees have made the booking.