Indian Railways has started a special semi luxury train called "Tiger Express". This train will take tourists on the jungle safari passing through the national parks like Bandhav Garh and Kanha. The interior of train is designed on a forest theme so that the passengers feel camping in the jungle during their journey.

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tiger express train started on world environment day

Tiger express has coaches of Rajdhani Express (one the India's premiere fast train). Train is also equipped with library, a restaurant, pantry and other modern facilities to sever the guest. This train starts from Delhi and beside the two national parks, travelers also get to see bhedaghat dhuandhar waterfall located on Narmada River in Jabalpur district in Madhya Pradesh state.

The entire tour lasts 5 days and 6 nights. Fare of the train varies between 38 thousand to 49 thousand rupees. The tourney is under the management of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). Anyone can login to IRCTC and do online booking of the train tour.

Ministry of railways has indicated that in future they would also be running the tiger special trains on other routes too covering likes of Ranthambore and Gir national parks so that people can have a closer look to tigers and no about them. Through this project railway is also targeting youth to educate them on wild life conservation and necessity of environment protection.

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