High Speed Trains on Amritsar to Delhi Route
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
QUESTION NO 1280
ANSWERED ON 27.07.2018
High speed trains on Amritsar Delhi route
1280 Shri Shwait Malik
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state :-
(a) whether Government is aware that Amritsar is a very important tourism destination where around 2 lakh tourists visit daily to pay homage at Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh, Durgiana Temple and other tourism and religious destinations;
(b) whether Government is planning to introduce high speed trains like Gatimaan and Tejas on Amritsar-Delhi route;
(c) if so, the details thereof; and
(d) if not, the reasons therefor?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (SHRI RAJEN GOHAIN)
(a): Yes, Sir.
(b) to (d): At present, there is no proposal for introduction of Gatiman and Tejas Express between Amritsar and Delhi owing to operational and resource constraints.