Akola Located in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, the agro-industrial city of Akola is 584 Km east of Mumbai and roughly 250 Km west of Nagpur. As of today, it is counted amongst Vidarbha’s most important cities. This is mostly due to the heavy production grains, oil, pulses and cotton. So much so that the cotton produced in the city is considered the highest in the country, nicknaming Akola ‘The cotton city’.
Even the IT sector has recently been growing exponentially. But aside from an industrial angle, culturally, Akola is also well known for its various cultural activities, such as classical music, spirituality, theater, sports and literature. And it is often that these activities pose as opportunities, thereby attracting migrants and interested students from different regions.
The city is part of Vidarbha, a place that holds religious and historical significance. Vidarbha is mentioned in the Mahabharata as it was considered a great kingdom. Medical tourism is also quite prevalent as many good hospitals have recently been set up in the area, leading to a large influx of tourists coming in from all part of the county.
Akola is no stranger to the tradition of sports. Several state level tournaments as well as national tournaments of various indoor and outdoor games are often hosted here. Railway connectivity is pretty vital to this city, considering the heavy flow of tourism, the industrial trade and the cultural exchanges, Akola is well connected throughout.
And this is one of the reasons why food delivery has been a key issue on the railway station. TravelKhana however has stepped in with a great solution. Providing top of the line hygienic meals to passengers at really affordable rates has made this service very well reputed and trusted. People can choose their favorite meal and it will be delivered straight to their train seats upon the station’s arrival.
While Passing through the junction, people can order from the following two restaurants:
FRESH FOOD PLAZA (min. order Rs.100/-) Order 30 minutes before arrival
ANAND RESTAURANT (min. order Rs.150/-) Order 60 minutes before arrival
Orders can be placed by logging on to the website or by calling TravelKhana, and when the train will near the station, the food will be delivered straight from either of the two well renowned restaurants.