Mumbai: The first of its kind Pod Hotel has opened at Mumbai Central Railway Station, offering passengers and even common people of Indian Railways at relatively cheaper rates. One can take advantage of modern relaxation facilities.
According to a senior official of Western Railway (WR), one will have to pay Rs 999 for 12 hours and Rs 1,999 for 24 hours to stay in this pod hotel, which has WiFi, TV, a small locker, mirror, and reading light. Facilities like etc. will be made available. The Pod Hotel consists of several small bed capsules and offers affordable overnight accommodations to travelers.
Indian Railways’ first Pod Hotel was inaugurated digitally on Wednesday by Union Minister of State for Railways Raosaheb Danve from Churchgate station in South Mumbai. The Minister also inaugurated various passenger amenities through video links. Speaking at the event, Danve said that travelers will get affordable accommodation facilities in pod-concept hotels. Pod Hotel is also known as Capsule Hotel. He also inaugurated the Railway Public Grievances Office at Churchgate station.