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Railway Budget 2020: Tejas Express between Ahmedabad to Mumbai holds a high record

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Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express, India's second private express, was prohibited on 17th January 2020 and began commercial activity as of 19th January 2020. IRCTC Tejas Express: India's first two private trains, owned and operated by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)- Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express and Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express, run well on the Indian Railways platform. VK Yadav, Chairman of the Board of the Railways said to Financial Express Online: "The newly launched Ahmedabad Mumbai Tejas Express is fine, it's a passenger success.

Railway Budget 2020: Tejas Express between Ahmedabad to Mumbai holds a high reco

"The Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express, introduced last October, has been slow to start owing to fog-related problems. The new trains are currently occupying about 90%. Yet Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express demand has now been picked up, "he added India's second private express, Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express, was off signalled on January 17, 2020, and began its commercial operations from January 19, 2020. The train is completely air-conditioned and comprises of two coaches for the Executive Chair Car and eight coaches for the Chair Car.

Railway Budget 2020: Tejas Express between Ahmedabad to Mumbai holds a high reco
 

The train's Executive Chair Car coaches each have as many as 56 seats, while the Chair Car coaches will have as many as 78 seats. Ironically, a free Rail Travel Insurance of up to Rs 25 lakhs is given to all travelling passengers. In fact, it also offers preferential compensation of Rs 1 lakh during the passenger's travel time against household burglary or robbery. The IRCTC's private trains feature a range of comfortable facilities including CCTVs; tea and coffee sellers; automatic doors for entering and leaving, wide glass-bottom luggage racks, flexible toilet facilities, sliding doors and sliding doors; mobile charging points; telephone buttons; personalized reading lights; customized LED entertainment and information screens. Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express, the first private train in the world, was introduced on 4 October 2019.

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Story first published: Saturday, February 1, 2020, 15:28 [IST]
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