IRCTC's Tejas Express on tracks soon: Plane-like amenities but fares less than 50%1 min read . Updated: 09 Sep 2019, 11:22 AM IST
- The Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express will run six days a week
- The Tejas Express train ticket prices will be about half that of flight fares
The Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express, the first Railways train to be run by its subsidiary Indian Railway Tourism and Catering Corporation (IRCTC), will begin operations from October. The train will run six days a week, except on Tuesdays. It will have stoppages at Ghaziabad and Kanpur. The other Tejas train, which will also be operated by IRCTC, the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express is expected to start operations in December. This is for the first time that IRCTC will be fully in charge of the train services. The train's fare will be 50% less than that of flights on the same route, news agency PTI reported.
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