The Indian Railway has introduced first Indian semi-high speed full AC train, The Tejas Express. 24 May 2017 was one of the memorable days in the history of Indian railways when the initial run of the semi high speed Tejas Express Train from Mumbai CST to karmali, Goa was done. The Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala manufactured the coaches of the express. Let’s discuss 10 Facts to Know about This Luxury Train which we think must be come in your consideration.
Have some coffee?
Tejas train provides facilities like coffee and tea to its passengers and also provides big relief with the help of smoke detection facilities and it also kept an idea in mind keeping all standard. The quality of coffee and tea is good and impressive. It doesn’t ruined health of any passenger.
Smoothest at Speed
The speed of the train is 200 km/h. passenger inside the train have such a comfort level that they never got effected with any disturbance. Tejas express runs so fast and it was designed keeping in mind comfort of passengers and the safe journey.
Tejas express is the only Indian railway train having automatic entrance door. The coaches of the express was manufactured at the Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthal. The train is designed in such a way that interior gateway will remain dust proof.
Tejas express runs five day a week between Mumbai to karmali (Goa) during non-monsoon period and during monsoon it runs three days a week to Thane, Dadar, Ratnagiri, Panvel and kudal stations. Soon its services will also be provided in Delhi –Chandigarh ,Delhi-Lucknow sectors.
Fully AC Facilities
Tejas express is a fully AC train designed remembering the comfort of the passengers. Trains have 20 coaches it includes executive AC chair car with great no. of seating capacity in each coach.
Tejas express is a bundle of joy as it has so many facilities. Its fare is reasonable according to the facilities provided to passengers. Rs 2,940 (with food) are the fare of executive class and Rs.2, 540(without food). While for AC chair car the fare is fixed at Rs 1,850 (with food) and Rs 1,220 (without food).
Train has GPS-based passenger display information system and also has safety measures like smoke/fire detection facilities and also has fire control system for the safety of the passengers travelling in the train.
Tejas express is best in all the aspects as it worked on the cleanliness as well. It includes Bio vacuum facility in all the coaches and it also has hand dryer, water level indicator and touch – less water taps.
Tejas express also has lot for visually challenged passengers. It has also got installed Braille assistance for their convenience and comfort. It help them travel with ease and comfort.
Tejas epress is more than a train but not less than an aeroplane. Booking for this wonderful train was started on Monday morning and it received a very good response from the people. On the 1 day 207 passengers booked ticket for the AC chair car.