Interesting Things About India’s New Smart Train #TejasExpress

All these years in our journeys on Indian Railways, we have hoped for WiFi, on-board entertainment, faster speeds, cleaner lavatories and a lot more. Finally our dreams have come true! Step into the newly-launched Tejas Express through automatic doors, sip freshly brewed coffee from its beverage machines and track your route with the GPS-enabled information display system.

Tejas Express

Interesting Things About India’s New Smart Train #TejasExpress

What Are the Routes Tejas Express Will Run Through?

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

What Are Some of the Key Features in Tejas Express?


On-board Entertainment

Bio-toilets (with touch-less water taps)

Hand Dryers

Tea/Coffee Machines

Braille assistance for the visually challenged

GPS-based information display system

Fire and smoke detectors and alarms

Charging points and USB cable points

What is the Speed of Tejas Express?

Tejas Express will run at an average speed of 130 km/h. Yes, it will be faster than Jan Shatabdi Express.

How much is the Seating Capacity?

Tejas Express Seats

It has one executive AC chair car with 56 seats, and 12 AC chair cars with 78 seats each.

How Much Does It Cost?

Roughly 20% more than Shatabdi Express, as it is being said. The fares vary as per your destination, but what we know so far is that a complete journey for the AC executive chair car costs about INR 2600 with food, and INR 2500 without food.  For the non-executive AC chair car, the fares are INR 1200 with food and INR 1100 without food.You also have an option of on-board catering services as well.

The First Train from Mumbai to Goa was flagged off from Mumbai by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday, 22nd May 2017 at 3:25 pm.

I am excited to travel by this super fast train, What about you?

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