Indian Railways releases 1st pictures of Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express2 min read . Updated: 16 Jan 2020, 08:18 PM IST
- The total carrying capacity of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express will be 736 passengers
- Meals will be served by on-board service staff in Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express.
Indian Railways’ Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express is all set for its inaugural journey on Friday.
The premium train which will be India’s second privately operated train to be run by railway subsidiary IRCTC will be flagged off today by Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijaybhai Rupani and Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal at Ahmedabad.
Ahead of its inaugural run Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has shared the photos of Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express on the microblogging site Twitter.
The railway minister wrote on his official Twitter handle, "First glimpse of the new Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express which will be inaugurated tomorrow.
With state-of-the-art facilities along with the crew’s traditional attire, the new Tejas Express is a symbol of Indian culture blended with modernisation for enhanced passenger comfort."
The train will have AC Executive Chair Car Class and AC Chair Car coaches.
Meals will be served by on-board service staff in Ahmedabad-Mumbai Central Tejas Express. Tea and coffee vending machines will be available in the train. Water will be provided on demand through RO machines for passengers. Tejas Express contains all the modern facilities with the state-of-art interior, personalised reading lights, AC coaches, mobile charging points, CCTV cameras, bio-toilets, LED TV, automatic doors and many more.
The Tejas Express between Ahmedabad and Mumbai Central will run six days a week (except Thursday) with its inaugural run on Friday, 17th January, 2020 and the regular service will commence from 19th January, 2020. The train in its inaugural service will run with the Train No. 09426 Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Tejas Express and will depart from Ahmedabad at 10.30am on Friday, 17th January, 2020 and will reach Mumbai Central at 04.45pm on the same day.
In the return direction, the train will run with the Train No. 09425 Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad Tejas Express and will depart from Mumbai Central at 05.15pm on Friday, 17th January, 2020 to reach Ahmedabad at 11.30pm on the same day.
The train will halt at Nadiad, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Vapi and Borivali stations in both directions. The train will have AC Chair Car Executive Class and AC Chair Car coaches.
The regular services of Train No. 82902/82901 Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Tejas Express will commence from 19th January, 2020 and will run six days a week except on Thursdays. Train No. 82902 Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Tejas Express will depart from Ahmedabad at 06.40am and will reach Mumbai Central at 01.10pm on the same day.
In return direction, Train No. 82901 Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad Tejas Express will depart from Mumbai Central at 03.40pm and will reach Ahmedabad at 09.55pm on the same day.IRCTC is also contemplating the sale of merchandise goods on board to its passengers on these trains