A musical journey awaits passengers of Indian Railway with Railways deciding to play musical sound tracks in several trains and coaches.
Instrumental music played by maestros like Ustad Bismillah Khan, TN Rajaratnam Pillai and Pandit Pannalal Ghosh will keep passengers entertained in Indian Railway trains with a public announcement system in place. Indian Railways has sourced the music from the All India Radio library.
The ministry has given instruction to zonal railways that while playing the music, the region through which the train passes should be kept in mind. Railways are also taking a number of initiatives for on—board entertainment of passengers.
Earlier, premium trains like Rajdhani and Shatabdi had this facility, further most, Railways are in the process of providing live TV facility in Shatabdis originating from New Delhi,” said the official.