Tejas Express

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Falling panels, glitchy screens mar Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas's first commercial run

19 Jan 2020

Falling panels, glitchy screens mar Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas's first commercial run

The much-anticipated Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express took its first commercial run on Sunday, two days after its inaugural run.

Trains to get costlier as Railways hike fares starting today

01 Jan 2020

Trains to get costlier as Railways hike fares starting today

Starting January 1, 2020, Indian Railways will be hiking train fares across its network, barring suburban train services.

Things to know about Tejas Express, India's first private train

19 Sep 2019

Things to know about Tejas Express, India's first private train

Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express, India's first private train, to be run by Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is set to become operational from October 4.

Indian Railways' new move to reduce on-board bed-roll theft

12 Jan 2019

Indian Railways' new move to reduce on-board bed-roll theft

The Indian Railways is always on lookout to enhance on-board facilities for its passengers to make the journey more enjoyable and convenient.

Indian Railways lost Rs. 4,000cr over stolen linen, bed sheets

05 Oct 2018

Indian Railways lost Rs. 4,000cr over stolen linen, bed sheets

Linen and other items worth Rs. 2.5cr were stolen by passengers in trains run by the Western Railway in the last fiscal, an official said.

Indian Railways fare comparison for Tejas, Humsafar, Gatimaan, other trains

19 Aug 2018

Indian Railways fare comparison for Tejas, Humsafar, Gatimaan, other trains

In addition to the 4,600 passenger and 5,000 EMU (Electric multiple unit) trains, the Indian Railways currently runs 3,500 reserved trains.

5 must-have official apps for frequent train travelers

07 Jul 2018

5 must-have official apps for frequent train travelers

Indian Railways, which started its services 165 years ago, is considered the country's most economical mode of transportation.

No more movies, songs and games on Tejas Express

14 Mar 2018

No more movies, songs and games on Tejas Express

Indians have often made the news for their tendency to damage public goods. In May'17, vandals smashed windows the day before the Tejas Express' maiden journey.

Railways may introduce "dynamic fares" for luxury Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express

21 Jan 2018

Railways may introduce "dynamic fares" for luxury Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express

India's first "ultra-luxury" train -the Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express- had become a hit with travelers after its launch in May'17.

30 luxurious Rajdhanis, Shatabdis under Operation Swarn: Here's the first!

06 Nov 2017

30 luxurious Rajdhanis, Shatabdis under Operation Swarn: Here's the first!

Weeks after the launch of 'Operation Swarn', the Railways will display its first 'gold standard' train today.

IRCTC blames passengers for Tejas food poisoning

17 Oct 2017

IRCTC blames passengers for Tejas food poisoning

The IRCTC has denied that breakfast served on the Tejas Express caused food poisoning of 26 people. Hilsa fish is to blame, it said.

Mumbai-Goa Tejas-Express: 24 passengers ill after eating; 3 in ICU

15 Oct 2017

Mumbai-Goa Tejas-Express: 24 passengers ill after eating; 3 in ICU

On 15th Oct, at least 24 passengers of Mumbai CST-Karmali Tejas Express fell ill after having breakfast served by the onboard pantry staff.

Rail hostesses to soon greet passengers on Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express

24 Jul 2017

Rail hostesses to soon greet passengers on Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express

The ride to Goa on the Tejas Express, India's fastest train, is set to get more luxurious: rail hostesses will soon be at the service of passengers, just like on flights.

Why is Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express always in news?

20 Jul 2017

Why is Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express always in news?

The Mumbai-Goa bound Tejas Express has been making a lot of news. The latest being arrest of Dadar resident for breaking and damaging an LCD screen of train last month.

Arshad Warsi's bungalow demolished by Mumbai's civic body

21 Jun 2017

Arshad Warsi's bungalow demolished by Mumbai's civic body

After four years of taking note of the illegality, the BMC demolished part of film actor Arshad Warsi's bungalow at Versova on Monday for allegedly constructing an additional floor illegally.

Mumbai's Taj Palace becomes first Indian building to be trademarked

19 Jun 2017

Mumbai's Taj Palace becomes first Indian building to be trademarked

The iconic Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai has joined the elite club of the Empire State Building in New York, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and Sydney Opera House as it got itself trademarked.

Tejas Express reaches Mumbai ahead of schedule, despite 3-hour delay

12 Jun 2017

Tejas Express reaches Mumbai ahead of schedule, despite 3-hour delay

Luxury train Tejas Express surprised commuters when it reached Mumbai a minute ahead of schedule despite a three hour delay from Goa.

Tejas' disappointing start: Smashed windows, stolen headphones, soiled toilets

25 May 2017

Tejas' disappointing start: Smashed windows, stolen headphones, soiled toilets

Even before the launch of the semi-luxurious Tejas Express, a window had been vandalized. By the time it completed its maiden Mumbai-Goa journey, headphones had been stolen and toilets soiled.

4,000 kaali-peeli Mumbai cabs didn't install speed governors, grounded

22 May 2017

4,000 kaali-peeli Mumbai cabs didn't install speed governors, grounded

The Regional Transport Office (RTO) of Mumbai has grounded approximately 4,000 black and yellow cabs from operating on the grounds that the vehicles didn't have speed governors installed in them.

Suresh Prabhu's dream project was inaugurated on 22nd May

21 May 2017

Suresh Prabhu's dream project was inaugurated on 22nd May

Tejas Express will be flagged off tomorrow from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai (CST), Mumbai for Karmali in Goa for its inaugural run, by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.