The most commonly used mode of Transport are Trains. More than 70% of Indian population travel through train. As train tickets are available at very reasonable rates which makes it convenient for the lower income groups also. It is not only used by people as a mode of transport but is also used to transport the goods, may it be any kind of goods, big or small, of any quantity. Every income class uses train as their mode of transport. As it is most convenient as compared to the other modes to travel a long distance within the reach of train and is also a pocket friendly deal. Every income class can use train as there are different trains according to the comfort with difference in their ticket prices like 3 tier AC and 2 tier AC trains, etc. To enhance the comfort level, food is now available within in the train itself and price of food is included in the train ticket. The trains in which food is served are Rajdhani Express, Shatabdi Express, etc. Passenger can easily place the food order from the pantry car on the train itself by logging on to ecatering.irctc.co.in and get their train food parcel delivered at the preferred station.
Due to some recent cases of poor-quality food being served in the trains, people avoid eating food that is served in trains due to unhygienic and unhealthy food and environment. There are growing concerns regarding passengers falling sick after consuming food at the railway station being served in the train. It is solely the role of chef to maintain the quality of the food served in any train. Taking it as an opportunity, many companies and start-ups have started their operations of delivering food in trains to the passengers.
They just have to download the mobile application and select the food from a wide range of menu or they can also place the order through direct phone call and then select the preferred station to get the food delivery. These companies have partnered up with good and well-known food joints and vendors, which are spread all around the country. This service is being provided in more than 4000 trains and on more than 250 stations. This service has earned acknowledgement, as earlier passengers were left with a very lesser choices with respect to the variety of food and the quality of food being served. The food served by them is fresh, having high quality standards and also at very nominal prices. There is a wide variety in the menu like North/South Indian meal, Italian, Jain Thali, etc. The food is well packed in the containers and is served hot and fresh with proper cutlery for ease.
The main reason to opt for these food delivering apps in trains is the quality, variety of food being served by them, packaging and the preparation of food and the customer care assistance and support provided by them. Passengers can easily track their orders and can give their honest advice regarding the food.