Railway or trains are the mode of transport carrying lots of passengers & goods from one place to another. Rails are the wheeled vehicles running on the tracks. It is also known as train transport.
History of rails- From history we get the information that the concept of railway was planned in Greece in 6th century B.C. Rail way transport flourished after the British developed steam locomotives. There was a great development of steam engine during industrial revolution. James Watt invented steam engine in the year of 1769. In the year of 1825 George Stevenson builds the locomotive Engines. In the year of 1880 electrical train was 1st introduced in European countries.
History of Indian railway In India railways first flourished in the year of 1853 from Mumbai to Thane.. In the year of 1951 Indian railway was nationalized & become one of the largest networks in the world.
Role of rail in the Indian tourism- The importance of railway in tourism is indispensible, In India trains are not only cheaper but also the reliable mode of transport to all places which are important or less important in the tourism industry. Railways influences tourism industry by offering various promotional schemes like tour package, luxurious trains, special trains etc.
Palace on wheels- It is the most luxurious train in India takes us to the exciting journey to the royal land of Rajasthan, Deccan Odyssey etc.
Indian Railwa y Catering and Tourism Corporation or IRCTC , is a subsidiary of the Indian Railways that handles the catering, tourism and online ticketing operations of the Indian railways. Services like Housekeeping and others what we expect in modern star category hotel are also become a part of today’s luxury railway traveling. Here travellers expect same treatments they get while staying in a luxurious star category hotel.
Career in this trade is as exciting as hospitality. Like hotels and other sectors of hospitality railways recruits employees from hotel management background and provide them all kind of facilities as given by the modern hospitality industry. There is a huge opportunity of growth in this trade.
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