Passengers of Rajdhani and Shatabdi Express are offered complementary welcome drinks that consist of the following things:
• Two Cadbury Dairy Milk Éclairs,
• Two biscuits,
• A cold drink or fruit drink in a tetra pack of 200 milliliter, and
• A napkin.
The above mentioned things are offered to the passengers of 3AC/2AC/CC. The passengers of EC/AC-1 are also offered all the above mentioned things plus they are also entitled to receive a wet towel or refreshing tissue instead of normal napkin.
These services are must for the passengers of Rajdhani and Shatabdi Express since these two trains are considered to be the flagship trains of the Indian Railway. Soon after the welcome drinks the passengers are offered tea or coffee and in the evening time the passengers are also offered tea along with evening snack.
The fairs of these two trains are much higher then the standard trains and therefore passengers are provided with all types of possible amenities. Rajdhani and Shatabdi Express have been given the highest priority in the Indian rail network and it connects various Indian cities such as Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, etc with the capital of India, New Delhi.
Shatabdi express on the other hand is said to be the fastest and also the most prestigious train in the country. It runs mainly on short to medium distances and maintains an average speed of 100-130 km/h.
A new super fast fully air-conditioned express train has been introduced and it is known as Duranto Express that is meant to connect all the major state capitals of Indian states. The train has been recently added to the fleet by the Honorable Railway minister Ms. Mamata Banerjee. The passengers of this train are also offered the above mentioned services.