Tag: Tejas Express

IRCTC To Restart Operations Of Tejas Express Trains From Oct 17

New Delhi: In a major relief to the passengers planning to travel in the Tejas Express trains, the Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) after almost seven months is all set to restart the operation of the two trains — Lucknow-New Delhi and Ahmedabad-Mumbai from October 17. The IRCTC spokesperson in a statement […]

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Proposal To Outsource Commercial, Onboard Services But No Large-Scale Privatisation Plans: Railways

New Delhi: There is a proposal to outsource commercial and onboard services of a few trains, but no large-scale privatisation plans are underway, the Railway Ministry informed Parliament on Friday. In reply to a query in the Rajya Sabha, the ministry said that while private players will be allowed to run trains, the responsibility of […]

In a first, Tejas to compensate passengers for delay

Lucknow: Passengers who travelled on the newly launched Tejas Express on Saturday will be paid a compensation of Rs 250 each as the train was delayed for about two hours in both directions. There were about 451 passengers, who boarded the train from Lucknow, and another about 500 who took the train from New Delhi. […]

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IRCTC's Tejas Express Begins Its First Commercial Run Today

Lucknow: The country’s first private semi-high speed train, Tejas Express which was flagged off by Uttar Pradesh by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Friday, commenced its first commercial run today. The corporate train will run between Lucknow and Delhi six days a week. As per the schedule, the train left Lucknow at 6.10 AM and […]

Railway Unions Protest IRCTC's Tejas Express

New Delhi: Railway unions on Friday protested against the IRCTC’s Tejas Express, the country’s first “private” train, flagged off by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow. The All India Railway Men’s Federation (AIRF) said it is observing the day as ‘virodh diwas’ across the network against the first “private” train Tejas and the […]

IRCTC's Compensation, Free Travel Insurance & Many More With It's First Train

Ahead of the launch of the country’s first non-Indian Railways run train by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)- the Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express tomorrow, the Corporation has stated that it will compensate passengers of the Tejas Express in case of delay in the train schedule. Not only this, passengers travelling in the Express […]

IRCTC Alert: Railway To Introduce New Train; Check Details

New Delhi: The railways on Monday announced the introduction of IRCTC’s Tejas Express train from Delhi to Lucknow which will run six days a week except Tuesdays starting October 5 The New Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express train will depart from New Delhi at 3.35 pm to reach Lucknow at 10.05 pm the same day. The regular […]

Privatization Of Indian Railways: Big Plans On The Cards, Confirms Railway Board Chairman

New Delhi: Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav on Monday said the national transporter will offer more trains to private players in the coming years. He said on private basis, the first Tejas Express train operated by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will start running between Delhi-Lucknow from October this year. Interacting with […]

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Wow! Railways to introduce coaches with Airplane-like facilities

The Indian Railways is not only reducing food concerns of the passengers but it is also improving safety standards along with providing never-before facilities where commuters can have a flight-like experience in trains. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal took to Twitter and said, “Tejas Express is set to undergo a swanky makeover. Railways is rolling out […]

24 fall ill after consuming food on-board Tejas Express

Mumbai/New Delhi: At least 24 passengers of the Goa-Mumbai Tejas Express on Sunday fell ill after consuming food served by on-board pantry car operator and were admitted to hospital, officials said. The IRCTC has launched an investigation. A Central Railway official, who didn’t want to be named, told IANS: “The passengers complained of uneasiness and […]