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.
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
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
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Tejas Express Train Routes
As of now 3 routes have been planned for Tejas Express.
- Anand Vihar Terminal – Lucknow Junction Tejas Express – 6 days a week
- Delhi – Chandigarh Tejas Express – 6 days a week
- 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
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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