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The idea was to rekindle romance in marriage on a train journey through the deserts of Rajasthan but the Indian Railways plan for a special 'Karwa Chauth' train service came a cropper with only two couples signing up, sources said.

The idea was to rekindle romance in marriage on a train journey through the deserts of Rajasthan but the Indian Railways plan for a special 'Karwa Chauth' train service came a cropper with only two couples signing up, sources said.

The result: the Majestic Rajasthan Deluxe, which was launched to provide a 'dream holiday' to couples for a five-day tour of the state, stands cancelled, officials said.

They said only two couples booked tickets on the train which has 78 seats.

Only married couples were allowed on the train, which came with special touches like a shower cubicle and a foot massage, although the IRCTC had made special arrangements for children, the officials said.

The train, was to depart from the Safdarjung station in Delhi on October 14 and visit historical sites in Rajasthan like Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon ki Haveli, Gadisar Lake, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Amber Fort.

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