Tejas Express: The wait is over, Tejas, the country’s first corporate train, will run from today: The wait is now over for Tejas, the country’s first train in the corporate sector. The country’s first private train is ready to take you from Delhi to Lucknow. CM Yogi Adityanath flagged off from Lucknow Junction. Indian Railways has also announced the fare of Tejas Express. This train will run 6 days a week. You can book its tickets from today itself.
250 rupees compensation for 2 hours late
Passengers of the Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express will be compensated for the delay in the train. The railway subsidiary gave this information on Tuesday. It said that an amount of Rs 100 will be paid for delay of more than one hour, while compensation of Rs 250 will be given for delay of more than two hours.
Will leave at 6:10 in the morning
Tejas will run six days a week except Tuesday. From October 6, the train will leave from Lucknow Junction at 6.10 am and reach Kanpur at 7.20 pm and from there at 7:25 am and reach Ghaziabad at 11.43 am. From here it will leave New Delhi at 11.45 am and reach New Delhi at 12.25 pm. The train will depart from New Delhi at 4.30 pm and will reach Ghaziabad at 5.10 pm, Kanpur at 9.30 pm and Lucknow at 10.45 pm.
Coaches will be handed over to Northern Railway
Rail Coach Factory (RCF) has completed the work of 19 coach rakes of Tejas Express. These coaches will be handed over to Northern Railway. After this, the Railway Board will decide the date and time of running the Tejas Express. The new coach has undergone many spectacular changes and is very beautiful. Let us tell you some special things about it.
Second rank of semi-high speed train
This semi-high speed train is the second rake of the Tejas Express, which can run at a speed of 160 kilometers per hour. The first rake of Tejas Express started in June last year. It is operating successfully on the Mumbai-Goa route. Two more rakes will be ready by July.
Many features have been added to the second rake of Tejas Express. These include features such as remote controlled windows inside the coach, sensor-based doors and vacuum toilets like planes to conserve water. Other facilities include a comfortable chair with LCD screen, personalized infotainment system, touch lace faucet and soap dispenser, etc.
Travel without a shock
These coaches have been designed in such a way that people will be able to travel comfortably even without jerking at high speeds. The rake is equipped with state-of-the-art disc brakes and dust proof. The coaches are sealed in such a way that the sound level will also remain low. Travelers will also get Wi-Fi facility.
The interior of the second rake coach is as beautiful as the interior of the aircraft.
Automatic door coach
The Rail Coach Factory (RCF) will also manufacture 30 double-decker Uday coaches with automatic doors, infotainment systems and vacuum toilets. Its first rake will be ready by January next year.
Where will it stand?
The Tejas train, which runs between Delhi and Lucknow from October 4, will stand in Ghaziabad and Kanpur. Both the same stops will also be there for the train coming from Lucknow to Delhi. Tejas will be fully operated by private company IRCTC.
Tejas will not run for a day
Tejas will run on both days of Delhi-Lucknow, except Tuesday, on every day of the week i.e. Mon, Mercury, Guru, Venus, Saturn and Sunday. The Tejas train will have AC chaircars and executive chaircars, two types of bogies.
What is the rent?
If you want to travel from Lucknow to Delhi in the AC chair car of Tejas Express, then you have to pay Rs 1,125. This includes a base fair of Rs 895, a GST of Rs 45 and a catering charge of Rs 185. Similarly, if you travel in the executive chaircar of Tejas Express, then you will have to pay Rs 2,310. This includes Rs 1,966 base fair, Rs 99 GST as well as Rs 245 catering charge.
Similarly, if you want to travel from Delhi to Lucknow by Tejas Express, then you have to spend Rs 1,280 to book AC Chaircar ticket. This includes base fair Rs 895, Rs 45 GST and Rs 340 catering charge. You will have to pay Rs 2,450 for Tejas executive chaircar. This includes Rs 1,966 of base fair, Rs 99 GST and Rs 385 catering charge.
Will be welcome like a flight
Before operating Tejas, IRCTC employees have been given training to treat passengers with respect and respect. Experts have also taught corporate officers and employees the tricks of dealing with guests. On the other hand, IRCTC employees were insisted on answering every question of the passengers with a smile.
25 lakh free insurance will also be available
Apart from this, passengers of this first train of IRCTC will also be given free insurance of Rs 25 lakh. There is also a provision of compensation of one lakh rupees for looting or theft of goods during the journey.
Mumbai-Ahmedabad too soon
Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas train will start in November after Delhi-Lucknow. According to the chairman of the Railway Board, the way the Airport Authority of India runs the airport, the private companies will now run the train. He said that private train companies around the world work in a similar way.