RailRestro, a catering partner and food aggregation platform licensed by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), has taken over online meal delivery services for railway passengers in large numbers. stations in India. The announcement comes after RailRestro officially obtained permission from the Ministry of Railways and IRCTC to allow online catering services to operate inside trains.
From February 1, RailRestro will restart its services at more than 60 major train stations located in various metropolitan and level 1 cities across the country, including Vadodara Jn. (Gujarat), Vijaywada Jn. (Andra Pradesh), Kanpur Central and Allahabad Jn. (Uttar Pradesh), Itarsi Jn. (Madhya Pradesh), New Delhi, Asansol Jn. (West Bengal), Pune Jn. and Nagpur (Maharashtra), Ambala Cant. Jn. (Haryana), Jaipur and Kota Jn. (Rajasthan), etc. Subsequently, in the second phase of the relaunch, i.e. from mid-February, RailRestro will expand its services to more than 45o stations across India, covering more than 250 cities and almost all key states and unions. territories as well as over 7,000 trains (both Pantry and Non-Pantry).
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Manish Chandra, CEO and Founder of RailRestro, said: “We are happy and delighted to relaunch our services of providing delicious restaurant food to people traveling on Indian Railways trains. Committed to the safety and well-being of our customers, RailRestro will, in the future, adhere to various Covid-19 precautionary measures during food preparation and delivery, including contactless delivery of products. food, the mandatory use of masks, gloves, disinfectants and Aarogya Setu Application by our restaurant supplier partners and delivery staff, among other safety protocols. Hereby, we are confident in ensuring that high-quality, fresh food from restaurants reaches rail passengers seamlessly in post-Covid times. “
E-catering services on trains have been suspended by the government for more than ten months since the pandemic-induced lockdown was first implemented in the country. However, now that the delivery of food to restaurants on trains and at certain stations is permitted given the gradual improvement in the Covid situation in the country, RailRestro is looking forward to serving several thousand passengers again every day. Additionally, the company hopes to return to pre-Covid service and business activity levels.
RailRestro – a Patna-based subsidiary of Yescom India Softech – has partnered with more than 2,000 FSSAI approved restaurants across the country to enable easy and convenient availability of excellent food choices for people traveling on trains. Indian Railways. The company has served more than 30 lakhs of fresh restaurant meals to its customers to date. The wide variety of foods and / or food categories offered by RailRestro include vegetarian and non-vegetarian thalis, jain thali, South Indian platters, regional foods, beverages and beverages, local produce. bakery, including cakes and pastries, Chinese food, fast food such as as pizza pasta burgers, etc.