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Indian Railways’ First Pod Hotel at Mumbai Central Likely to Open by Month-end; Watch Video

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is all set to launch pod resort on the Mumbai Central railway station. The Japanese-style pod resort will function a constructing with a number of small capsules or pods that provide in a single day keep to the passengers. It is prone to be launched by the tip of this month. The ready rooms, situated on the primary ground of the station, is getting used for the aim and the most affordable pod is prone to price Rs 999 for 12 hours. The pods can have options comparable to WiFi, air-con, key card entry, washrooms and CCTV surveillance aside from different primary facilities.

The ready rooms situated on the primary ground of the station is getting used for the aim and the most affordable pod is prone to price Rs 999 for 12 hours. (Representative Image)

Sleeping pods are a preferred function of worldwide tourism in Japan that permits travellers to search out lodging at charges far cheaper than standard motels. According to reviews, there can be 48 pods at Mumbai Central together with 30 traditional pods, seven ladies-only pods, 10 personal pods and one disabled-friendly pod. It can be prone to have 5 only-shower items.

Sleeping pods are a preferred function of worldwide tourism in Japan that permits travellers to search out lodging at charges far cheaper than standard motels. (Representative Image)

Sharing a video in regards to the resort, the then railway minister Piyush Goyal in February 2019, had tweeted: “Changing Nation, Changing Railway: The country’s first POD Hotel will be built at Mumbai Central Railway Station, due to the special design of this hotel offering world-class facilities in a low budget, more passengers can be accommodated in less space.”

Indian railways had awarded the contract to M/s Urban Pod Pvt Ltd to set-up, function and handle the POD idea retiring rooms for 9 years by way of Open tender. The web site was handed over to the developer in February this 12 months, and are scheduled for commissioning by finish of October.

The web site was handed over to the developer in February this 12 months, and are scheduled for commissioning by finish of October. (Representative Image)

Recently the Central Railway began a ‘Restaurant on Wheels’ in Mumbai at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) below Innovative Ideas in catering coverage. The restaurant, made utilizing a discarded rail coach and mounted on rails, is situated within the Heritage Gully, reverse platform no. 18 at CSMT.

The Heritage Gully has rail artifacts together with slim gauge locomotives, elements of previous printing press and so forth. The place provides ample house in addition to straightforward connectivity to the suburbs by way of the Freeway.

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