Indian Railways to introduce train hostesses


Indian Railways has decided to introduce train hostesses in the Delhi-Agra ‘Gatiman Express’, which is expected to launch next month. The train which is the first Indian train to run at 160 kmph will include Television service and GPS-based passenger information system among other features. The fare for the train have been fixed at a starting price of ₹690. Imagine being ushered into a train by a hostess who presents you a rose bud as soft music plays in the background.Gearing up to launch the Gatiman Express next month, railway minister Suresh Prabhu will announce special features of the first semi-high speed train in the country when he presents the Rail Budget on February 25.