Posted on July 7, 2013 by Admin

Are there any special facilities for foreign tourists?

Yes. Foreign tourists, who wish to experience India by train, can enjoy the special facilities earmarked for them. These are explained below in greater detail.

Special Quota: Several important trains have a special quota for foreign tourists. This can be availed on payment of US Dollars or Pound Sterling. Tourists without foreign currency, will be allotted the special quota on
production of the exchange certificates issued by any nationalized bank. At the time of reservation, the passport number and the country of origin should be mentioned.

Assistance Cells: Major Reservation Centers have special Cells to help foreign tourists plan their itinerary, reserve their tickets and render any assistance required. The International Tourist Bureau situated on the first
floor of New Delhi Railway Station provides personalized service and assistance to foreign tourists and NRIs regarding reservations, itinerary planning and other enquiries. This Bureau is manned by trained staff and tourist guides, fluent in foreign languages.
For any assistance, please contact:
The Manager,
International Tourist Bureau,
I Floor, New Delhi Railway Station,
New Delhi – 110 001.
Tel: 011-23405156, 23346804. Fax: 011-23343050.

To get full detail click on this link –
http://www.indianrail.gov.in/intert.html