26 January 2018

Executive Lounge opened at Vijayawada Railway Station

The first Executive Lounge o­n South Central Railway is commissioned at Vijayawada Railway Station (Platform No. 1) today i.e., 24th January, 2018 in the presence of Shri R. Dhananjayulu, Divisional Railway Manger, Vijayawada Division; Shri M.V.S. Ramaraju, Addl. Divisional Railway Manager, Vijayawada Division; Smt. G. Sumana, Addl. Divisional Railway Manager, Vijayawada Division and Shri D. Narasing Rao, Group General Manager, Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The initiative has been jointly under taken by South Central Railway and IRCTC.

The Executive Lounge is equipped with a host of facilities to provide comfortable waiting facility for the rail commuters. The lounge includes facilities like free Internet, Soft Beverages, Hot beverages like Tea/Coffee, News Papers / Magazines, TV / Instrumental Music, Wash Room, Locker / Luggage rack etc. A separate waiting room is provided for lady passengers. The entry charges to the Executive Lounge will be Rs. 150/- (one hundred and fifty o­nly) for first two hours and each additional o­ne hour will be charged at Rs. 50/- (fifty o­nly).

Other paid services of the Executive Lounge, which covers an area of 370 square metre done with Mezzanine Floor, includes a Shower Room which along with a Shower Kit (tooth brush, paste, tongue cleaner, shaving razor, shaving foam, bath soap and bath towel) will be accessible for use at a charge of Rs. 150/- (one hundred and fifty o­nly). The Combo Break-fast will be served at Rs. 150/-, the Snacks Combo at Rs. 150/-, Lunch and Dinner Combos (Veg. / Non Veg.) at Rs. 250/- & 275/- per person. It is planned to provide facilities like ‘Business Centre’ (Printing / FAX etc), concierge service, travel desk etc in due course.

The ‘Executive Lounge’ is built with an expenditure of Rs. 1.00 crore with capital support extended by IRCTC.