A first: Palace on Wheels cancels trip

Logo squareMarch 31 (TravelAndy): For the first time in 34 years, India’s most famous heritage train, Palace on Wheels, has cancelled a trip because of zero bookings.

Reports quoted Pradeep Bohra, general manager of the Palace of Wheels, as saying that the March 30 trip had to be cancelled.

The train can accommodate 104 passengers but needs at least 25 to be profitable.

The cost of an eight-day trip on the Palace on Wheels is USD3,065 (INR2.2 lakh at current prices).

The train covers Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan as part of the package.


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