Passengers travelling in the 2 luxurious trains of India – Palace on Wheels and Royal Rajasthan, can now watch live television while onboard. Zee Dish TV, the leading direct-to-home (DTH) service provider in the country has introduced Live TV entertainment on these trains.
The travellers can surf up to 110 digital channels including news, entertainment, regional and sports. Zee Dish that is already providing similar services to Kingfisher Airlines, Indian naval ships and private yachts is planning to provide the television programming to Shatabdi and Rajdhani Express in future.
‘Our guests who expect the best in luxury are pleasantly surprised to see Live TV facility available on these trains. They are enjoying IPL and English Premier League matches on the move,’ said Pramod Sharma, general manager, Rajasthan Tourism Development Corp. Ltd Sharma.
At the moment, there is 1 antenna on ‘Palace on Wheels’ and 2 on ‘Royal Rajasthan on Wheels’ and under the second phase, a live TV will be installed on each seat in these trains.