Catering facility in Rajdhani Express will now be optional

Bhubaneswar: Railways have made the on-board catering facility for passengers of Rajdhani Express an optional exercise.

This facility of optional catering will be available for passengers booking their tickets for the journey from September 1.

This facility of optional catering is already implemented in Puri-Howrah Shatabdi Express and Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Duronto Express.

Ministry of Railways has already taken steps to make catering an optional service in important trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto, Gatiman, Vande Bharat type trains.

Passengers have the option of indicating their preference of availing catering facilities or not at the time of booking of tickets. Once indicated, passengers cannot opt-out their preferences.