Cafe Coffee Day, Pizza Hut And Other Outlets at Stations

IRCTC is planning to open top-notch eateries at Railway stations to provide you the best food and fare. There are always complains of food availability and quality at railway stations as well as in trains. Therefore, IRCTC is talking to Cafe Coffee Day, Pizza Hut, Barista Coffee, Subway and
Jumboking Vadapav, asking them to open their outlets at stations.


IRCTC is attempting to take its yearly income to Rs 50 crore from the current Rs 30 crore. "Regardless, Mapple Hotels has been chosen to run the food square at Hardwar station. There are 106 other food squares and fast food units that are at different phases of dispatching at spots like Bhavnagar, Delhi Cantonment, Kanpur Central and others. We would likewise include an alternate 56 food stands at Delhi Metro stations crosswise over New Delhi," said RN Kalita, executive of cooking administrations at IRCTC.

Travel Food Services (TFS), a Mumbai-based F&b administrator that has some expertise in running restaurants, bistros, food courts and oversees relax crosswise over significant air terminals in the nation, will dispatch comparable official parlors crosswise over route stations like Vijayawada, Howrah and Jaipur by next April. These parlors would be anything between 1,500 sq ft and 3,500 sq ft.

"We impart the normal vision of changing the travel knowledge of travelers with the Indian Railways. Our enormous test is to sort out the scattered F&b benefits that are accessible at track stations," said Gaurav Deewan, COO, Travel Food Services.

TFS, which has franchisee game plan with brands like KFC, Domino's Pizza, Cafeccino, Haagen-Dazs, The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, is likewise offering to work in the food courts and food squares at different stations.

IRCTC will soon finish 50 food squares in level II urban areas like Dehradun, Tambaram and Haridwar. Remembering the heterogeneous shoppers in line stations, food things of all value reach would be served at the track and metro stations.

Working more than 70 vadapav stores the nation over, Jumboking Vadapav has proposed 20 outlets crosswise over stations in New Delhi, in spots like IFFCO Chowk metro station and HUDA City Center metro station.

Source: economictimes.indiatimes.com

It seems like IRCTC has taken this step after receiving so many complaints from the travellers. Although this may increase hygenic food condition at stations but still people have to eat unhygenic food in trains due to very bad service of IRCTC's pantry.