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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flags off high-speed Tejas Express between Mumbai-Goa

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The luxurious train, Tejas Express set to be running between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Karmali in North Goa on May 22.

Key Points:

Tejas Express has ultra-modern facilities like LED TV, wi-fi, CCTV etc.The Tejas Express would operate between Mumbai and Karmali (Goa) five days a week during non-monsoon period and during monsoon, just three days a week.

  • It has 20 coaches – one executive AC chair car with 56 seating capacity and 12 AC chair cars with 78 seat capacity of each coach.
  • It is flagged off from Mumbai to Goa on Monday at 3:25 pm.
  • Luxurious Train “Tejas” Flags Off Between Mumbai-GoaIt is a super-fast train, which will run at a speed of 130 kmph.
  • Touch-less water taps, hand dryers as well as bio vacuum toilets are also installed in the train.
  • As per the recent data, 207 passengers booked tickets for the AC chair car and 10 for executive AC chair car.
  • The train, manufactured at the Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala, a city in Punjab.
  • A digital destination along with a GPS-based passenger information display system is available for each passenger.
  • Tejas Express’s executive class fare is Rs 2,680 with food and Rs 2,525 without food.
  • For AC chair car the fare has been fixed at Rs 1,280 with food and Rs 1,155 without food.
  • For visually challenged travelers, the train has Braille assistance installed in the information system of digital facilities.

Some More Points:

  • Maharashtra Capital: Mumbai
  • CM: Devendra Fadnavis
  • Governor: C. Vidyasagar Rao
  • Goa Capital: Panji
  • CM: ManoharParikkar
  • Governor: MridulaSinha