Japanese Railways To Start E-Catering Providers At Choose Stations Quickly

Eastern Railways To Begin E-Catering Services At Select Stations Soon

There may be demand to renew “wholesome, hygienic meals” provide on trains, an official mentioned (Representational)


Cooked meals provide to passengers in trains beneath e-catering companies, which have been suspended as a measure to comprise the unfold of COVID-19, will resume quickly within the Japanese Railway (ER) zone, an official mentioned in Kolkata on Sunday.

The e-catering companies might be restarted quickly at Howrah, Sealdah, Kolkata, Durgapur, Asansol, Malda and Bhagalpur stations beneath the jurisdiction of the ER, he mentioned.

There are plans so as to add Barddhaman, Bolpur and Jamalpur within the listing of stations from the place the e-catering companies are supplied, the ER spokesperson mentioned.

With the resumption of a number of long-distance and particular trains, there was a rising demand to renew the companies for supplying “sizzling, wholesome and hygienic meals to the passengers within the trains by nominated distributors of IRCTC”, he mentioned.

The Railway Board has allowed IRCTC to renew the companies at chosen stations, he mentioned, including that this might be supplied in strict adherence to the COVID protocols.


Below e-catering, companies are supplied by numerous meals aggregators empanelled by the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Company (IRCTC) Ltd, he mentioned.

The meals provide companies are additionally made obtainable from retailers at chosen stations, the official added.

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