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The Luxurious Tejas Express

Tejas Express is a semi high speed train by Indian railways with modern on board facilities. Equipped with unique and modern facilities like CCTV cameras and smoke-and-fire detection system, the first Tejas Express is set to be flagged off from Mumbai to Goa on May 22 by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.

Tejas Express Train Fare

The fare of Tejas Express is said to be 20% more than the shatabdi express fares. However, in Tejas Express passengers will also get the option to opt for meals on-board which is currently not possible in case of Shatabdi Express. If a passenger wants to opt for food while he buys the ticket, the fare will include the catering charge as well. The superfast surcharge, reservation fee and catering charges will all be levied separately.

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If we talk about the Fare from Mumbai to Goa, The Executive Class fare in Tejas Express has been currently fixed at Rs 2,540 without food and Rs 2,940 with food. The Chair Car fare is Rs 1,850 with food and Rs 1,220 without food. The Shatabdi express fares are currently Rs 2,390 and Rs 1,185 in EC and CC respectively, which include food as well.

Tejas Express Train Speed

These newly designed coaches of Tejas Express are capable of running at a maximum speed of 200 km/h (120 mph) but because of the constraints related to rail tracks on this route these coaches can run at a maximum speed of 160 km/h (99 mph).

Tejas Express Train Coaches

Tejas Express Coaches
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The coaches of Tejas Express have been manufactured at Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala. The first rake comprising 19 coaches including 16 non-executive and two executive chair cars and one power coach has been handed over to the Indian Railways.

Tejas Express Train Time Table

The table below shows the time table of Mumbai CST Karmali Tejas Express (11209). The details include its arrival time, departure time and halt time at each station. The distance column shows the distance traveled by Tejas train from its starting point i.e.., Mumbai CST in Km.
Station Code Station Name Arrives Departs Day PF Halt Distance (Km)
CSTM Mumbai CST origin 00:20 0 0 0
PNVL Panvel 02:08 02:13 0 0 5m 66.2
CHI Chiplun 05:28 05:30 0 0 2m 270
RN Ratnagiri 06:55 07:00 0 0 5m 345.4
KUDL KUDAL 09:28 09:30 0 0 2m 485
THVM Thivim 10:36 10:38 0 0 2m 535.3
KRMI KARMALI 11:00 destination 0 0 552.7


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Tejas Express Train Routes

As of now 3 routes have been planned for Tejas Express.

  1. Anand Vihar Terminal – Lucknow Junction Tejas Express – 6 days a week
  2. Delhi – Chandigarh Tejas Express – 6 days a week
  3. Mumbai CST – Karmali Tejas Express – 5 days a week

As promised in the railway budget, Tejas Express will soon be pressed into service in Delhi-Chandigarh and Delhi-Lucknow route soon.

Tejas Express Train Interiors

Tejas Express Interiors
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The Interiors of Tejas Express Coaches have Bio-vacuum toilets, water level indicators, tap sensors, hand dryers, integrated braille displays, LED TV for every passenger. You will also get phone sockets, local cuisine, celebrity chef menu, WiFi, tea and coffee vending machines, magazines, snack tables, CCTV cameras, fire & smoke detection and suppression system.

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