India: Special train for religious tourism
January 18 (TravelAndy): Indian Railways will introduce a train for religious tourism, which will start running February 17, 2017.
The train will start and end at Guwahati in Assam and cover religious sites in West Bengal and Odisha states.
This train, which is called the Astha Circuit Tourists train, is aimed at facilitating pilgrimage for Indians at an affordable price.
The pilgrimage sites that are part of the itinerary are Gangasagar in West Bengal, Sri Swami Narayan temple, Kalighat and Birla temple in Kolkata, Jagannath temple and Konark temple in Puri district and Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar.