Tejas Express Makes First Trip on May 22, 2017 (Download PDF)

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The Tejas Express — India’s first semi-high speed full AC train — arrived in the city. Make its first trip from Mumbai to Goa. The luxury train is expected to complete the journey in less than nine hours

Image of the Tejas Express

Image of the Tejas Express

Image of the Tejas Express

Facts on India’s Newest Train Tejas Express

  • The high-speed rake is capable of running at the speed of 200 kmph but due to track constraints will run at 160 kmph
  • The train will have thirteen coaches including one executive coach with a capacity of 56. All doors are centrally controlled.
  • The fare for Tejas Express’ executive class is Rs. 2, 680 with food and Rs. 2, 525 without. For the AC chair car, the fare is Rs. 1, 280 with food and Rs. 1, 155 without food.
  • The ticket fares will be cheaper than flights but 20 per cent higher than that of the Shatabdi Express.
  • Each coach has cost Rs. 3.25 crore, according to officials.
  • Tejas Express trains will also be launched between Delhi and Chandigarh and between Surat and Mumbai.

Features:

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Image of the Facts About Tejas Express

Image of the Facts about Tejas Express

  • Coaches is of LHB coaches which have relatively higher carrying capacity
  • Ergonomic seating with improved cushioning and upholstery
  • Automatic entrance and interior doors
  • Entertainment screens for each passenger along with head phone socket
  • LED board for advertising and communicating safety instructions
  • GPS bases passenger information display system
  • Improved aesthetics with new colour scheme and futuristic look
  • Smart windows with automatic venetian blinds
  • Dust sealed gangways.
  • Fire and smoke detection and suppression system
  • CCTV system with remote control and monitoring capability
  • Concealed LED lighting
  • Adjusting reading light
  • Passenger Announcement System
  • Mobile, Laptop charging points
  • Provision of Wi-Fi facility
  • Integrated Braille display
  • Individual magazine, bottle holder, snack table, etc.
  • Bio-vacuums toilets
  • Sensorised taps, flushing system, hand driers, tissue paper dispenser and soap dispenser in toilets
  • Water level indicators
  • Accessible dustbin with garbage compacting feature for higher capacity
  • Digital destination boards and electronic passenger reservation chart.

Three Routes for Tejas Express

  • Anand Vihar Terminal - Lucknow Junction Tejas Express - Six days a week
  • Delhi - Chandigarh Tejas Express - Six days a week
  • Mumbai CST - Karmali Tejas Express - Five days a week
Three routes for Tejas Express

Three Routes for Tejas Express

Three routes for Tejas Express

- Published/Last Modified on: May 26, 2017

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