While traveling by train, it is important to ask if the food you get on the train is good. In Delhi, the food at the Parliament Canteen is known to be excellent food which is actually catered by the Indian Railways. But most people who travel by the Indian Railways do not find the food tasty and may even claim that it is unhealthy for numerous reasons.
Since we do not have much options while traveling long distances, people are without option but to put up with the food offered to its travelers. In some specific trains where they have made the extra effort to present greater quality, the food is known to be of good quality and taste. These special trains are: Mandovi Express from Mumbai to Madgaon, the Deccan Queen from Mumbai to Pune, and the Brindavan Express which travels from Chennai to Bengaluru. Other than these, most trains do not have a great reputation for tasty food.
Some of the problems may be directly related to the lack of hygiene and the inability to keep up with the mammoth demand of the many customers. Such problems present themselves as a challenge when it comes to food poisoning and other complications while traveling. Travel is a time when the body is experiencing many changes in climate and various other daily regimens are altered or avoided. This puts the travelers at a greater risk.
A lot of people who have ridden a lot of trains will tell you that most of the food served on the train is terrible. There are only a few times when people dined on the train and have actually liked the food that was served to them.
You need to be prepared for food that may not exactly be the best that you will taste but if it would manage to fill you up and if you want to experience eating on the train, then you should order the one that will best fit your needs. There are some trains wherein you are not recommended to eat the food unless you want to get food poisoned.
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Answered Feb 08, 2019
Train food is probably much better than airplane food where it is more difficult to store. However, like anything else, it depends upon the train. For the more exquisite and luxurious train rides, the food is possibly prepared by well-known chefs who are very qualified. The meals would be high class and of the best ingredients.
The trains that are not for journeys, but possibly for getting to work might have a few things to purchase, but it would probably be cheap snack foods like you get on airplanes. If you are looking for a train that serves the best food, then you should probably research and find their menus. Then you can see what food they serve. Then you can choose that train journey.