The Northeast Frontier (NF) Railway is converting old train coaches into restaurants. NF Railway has already opened one such coach restaurant at Katihar and another coach restaurant is also ready to make operational at New Jalpaiguri station area. The coach restaurants are being designed with aesthetic and beautifully heritage look for attraction of travellers.
“People can enjoy with family and friends to have ecstatic feeling while getting experience of dining in train coaches. There will be facilities to buy food, snacks and beverages at the coach restaurants,” NF Railway said.
Works for setting up of 15 more such coach restaurants at various locations over the five divisions have also been finalised. Setting up of two coach restaurants, one each in Darjeeling and Jogbani of Katihar division have been finalised.
Setting up of coach restaurants at Rangiya and Rangapara North of Rangiya division; three coach restaurants in Lumding division, two in Guwahati and one in Diphu; and one coach restaurant at New Tinsukia of Tinsukia division has been finalised.
Moreover, 43 locations over N F Railway have been selected for introducing such coach restaurants.
Coach restaurants are being planned and works are under progress at six locations in Katihar, eight in Alipurduar, 14 in Rangiya, 11 in Lumding and four in Tinsukia divisions.