Asansol Indian Railways has started the first railway restaurant in the country at Asansol railway station in West Bengal. It is named ‘Restaurant on Wheels’. According to the railway officials of the East Zone, the restaurant has been built by mixing two old Memu coaches.
It will be open to both railway passengers and general public. It was inaugurated by Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Wednesday. Railways informed about this by tweeting. All types of food will be available here from rolls to veg and non-veg.
Tea-snacks in coach first and lunch-dinner in second
The entire restaurant is air conditioned. Tea, snacks available in first coach. It is named Chai-chun. At the same time, people will be able to have breakfast, lunch and dinner in the other 42-seat coach, which has been named Wow food. Railways has set a target of earning 50 lakh rupees from it in the next five years.
Made the interior special
The interior has received a lot of attention to attract restaurants. Apart from painting on the walls of the coach, old things like typewriters are also adding to its beauty. Kettle bulbs have been hung on every table for light, giving it a luxury look.
Started on the demand of railway personnel
Recently, the employees complained to the Railways about not having a cafeteria at Danapur Coaching Depot. Resolving the Railways has introduced new cafeterias. It also has a photo of Danapur railway station….
25 year old train coach converted to restaurant
Two coaches of 25-year-old Asansol-Bardwan Memu have been used to make restaurants. According to railway officials, this train was started on 11 July 1994. Some of whose coaches were found unfit and not fit to walk. He has been decorated in a beautiful restaurant