It acts as a prime mode of transportation in India. For the tourism purpose, Indian railways offer simple trains for the tourism purpose, and this facility can be availed by the general public as well. But in case you want more comfort and relaxation, the Ministry of Railways runs luxury trains too under luxury tourist trains, Bharat Darshan Trains, Steam Train, Punj Train and Mahiparinirvan Express. In addition to the smooth experience of railways, tourists can avail the opportunity to get the special tourism products offered by the railways.
Consider Mahaparinirvan Express. It is a train that is run by the Indian Railways in alliance with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, which will give you the opportunity to travel to the major sites related to the life of Gautam Buddha like Bodh Gaya, Nalanda, Rajgir, Varanasi, Sarnath, Kushinagar, Lumbini, Sravasti and Agra. Also, the train Punj Takht covers all the important pilgrimage sites of the Sikhs. It includes the 5 takhts of the Sikhs that is Amritsar, Anandpur Saheb, Bhatinda, Nanded and Patna.
Indian Railways is a vast network connecting each and every city to each other. It is the major facility of transportation for the Indians. A day without railways in India is impossible to even think.