Tejas Express Updates

Tejas Express Train


Details of Indian Railways luxurious train Tejas express are following.

Total Tejas Trains by Railway and IRCTC

Train Nos.Name of the TrainsInauguration
22119/22120Mumbai CST Karmali Mumbai CSMT–Karmali Tejas ExpressMay 2017
22671/22672Chennai Egmore Madurai Chennai Egmore–Madurai Tejas ExpressMarch 2019
82501/82502Lucknow New Delhi Lucknow–New Delhi IRCTC Tejas ExpressOctober 2019
82901/82902Ahmedabad Mumbai Central Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central IRCTC Tejas ExpressJanuary 2020

Tejas Trains ~ NEWS Updates

IRCTC Tejas Express Train no. 82902/82901 will run only 3 days a week

IRCTC Tejas Express Train no. 82902/82901 (ADI-MMCT-ADI) will run only 3 days a week w.e.f. 11.01.2022 to 10.02.2022. Train will remain cancelled on Monday and Wednesday during this period.

Tejas Express Timing Revised

The revised timings of NDLS-LJN IRCTC Tejas Express (82502) from CNB w.e.f 12-09-2021 is ARR: 20:25Hrs; DEP:20:30 Hrs and for LJN-NDLS IRCTC Tejas Express (82501) from CNB w.e.f 12-09-2021 is ARR:07:15 Hrs; DEP:07:20 Hrs.

IRCTC Launches Lucky Draw for Tejas Express

IRCTC has introduced lucky draw for the journeys of Tejas Express between August 27, 2021 to September 6, 2021. Passengers in both the classes, Executive AC Chair Car and AC Chair Car will get these surprises during their journey. One surprise gift will be given per PNR drawn in this lucky draw. IRCTC is all set to welcome passengers on board its Tejas Express train on the Ahmedabad – Mumbai – Ahmedabad route. 

Timing of Restored Tejas Express Trains

Indian Railway announced that IRCTC Tejas Express Train no. 82501/82502 (LJN-NDLS-LJN) and Train no. 82901/82902 (MMCT-ADI-MMCT) have been reintroduced for booking with effect from journey date 07.08.2021.

Restoration of 82501/82502 LJN NDLS Tejas Express

Travel Insurance Claim in Tejas Express ~ IRCTC Announcement ~ 30.10.2020

IRCTC announced that “Kindly communicate with Liberty General Insurance Company for processing your Travel insurance claim (IRCTC Tejas Exp.) on email id irctc@libertyinsurance.in or call on 18002665844 on or before 30-Oct-2020″. For a list of Outstanding claims, Click here.

Indian Railways unveil new Tejas locomotives, will eliminate the need for separate diesel power generator car

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Gandhi Jayanti unveiled the first batch of indigenously manufactured Tejas Express locomotive for ‘push-pull’ operations. In a tweet, Piyush Goyal said, “these are highly advanced and energy-efficient locos”. The Tejas Express locomotives were unveiled at Asansol Railway station by Union Minister Piyush Goyal. The new locomotives Tejas are equipped with new technology and are manufactured in West Bengal’s Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW). These new-age engines can run at a speed of 160 kilometers per hour.

Tejas Type Trains Details

Rajdhani Express With New Upgraded Tejas Rakes ~ 19.07.2021

The first rake with exclusive Tejas type Smart Sleeper coaches introduced in Indian Railways

Agartala Rajdhani Special train with special Tejas type Sleeper Coaches

Ministry of Railways announced that Railway has decided to replace the rake of Agartala – Anand Vihar Terminal Special Rajdhani Express with Tejas Sleeper coaches with upgraded facilities. It will offer better connectivity with National Capital. Provided with smart features, the coaches of this New Sleeper Type Tejas Train will offer the best class travel experience. The start of the Tejas service is planned for 15.02.21. This will offer better connectivity & provide the best the class travel experience and Convenient Travelling for North-East Region.

Tejas Express General Information

Tejas is India’s first semi-high speed fully air-conditioned train equipped with 22 new features. The most interesting of which will be high-tech entertainment units, Wi-Fi facility, and integrated braille displays. It will also attempt to provide state-of-the-art facilities including tea and coffee vending machines, magazines, and snack tables. The coaches of the premier Tejas express are being readied in a way to give its passengers a premium travel experience usually associated with European rail travels. Tejas will have Executive Class and Chair Cars, while the Humsafar will be a train which will only have 3-AC coaches populating it. Besides the improved aesthetics, Tejas coaches will come with entertainment screens for each passenger, along with hand phone socket and LED boards for communicating safety instructions, digital destination boards, and electronic passenger reservation chart.

  • Tejas meaning brilliance, is a reserved passenger luxury train and it will operated at speed of 130 kmph and above.
  • Tejas Express is also called as Golden Chariot, the trains coaches will be painted in a golden colour.
  • The train will have high-tech entertainment units, Wi-Fi facility and integrated braille displays, to give its passengers the feel of world-class travel.
  • Tejas coaches will have Executive Class and Chair Cars, while those of Hamsafar will have 3-AC.
  • Tejas coaches will be equipped with 22 new features, including entertainment screens for each passenger along with hand phone socket and LED boards for communicating safety instruction.
  • There will be water level indicators in bio-vacuum toilets, sensorised taps and hand driers.
  • Attempts have been made to provide state-of-art facilities in Tejas, including tea and coffee vending machines, magazines and snack tables, according to reports.
  • Both Tejas and Hamsafar are having CCTVs, and fire and smoke detection and suppression system.

It will also bring with it water level indicators in bio-vacuum toilets, touch-sensitive taps, and hand driers. Both Tejas and Humsafar will also be equipped with CCTVs and fire and smoke detection and suppression systems to ensure passenger safety. 

Tejas Express Fare Chart

Tejas Express Fare Chart is following

Train Nos.22119/22120 CSMT Mumbai – Karmali Tejas Express

Regular Service Details

CST Mumbai – Karmali Tejas Super Fast Express (Non-monsoon Period- 5 days a week)

  • Train No.22119 Super fast Tejas Express will leave CST Mumbai at 05.00 hrs on every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday  from 24.5.2017 and arrive Karmali at 13.30 hrs same day.
  • Train No.22120 Super fast Tejas Express will leave Karmali at 14.30 hrs on every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 23.5.2017 and arrive CST Mumbai at 23.00 hrs same day.

CST Mumbai – Karmali Tejas Super Fast Express (Monsoon Period from 10.6.2017 to 31.10.2017– 3 days a week)

  • Train No.22119 Super fast Tejas Express will leave CST Mumbai at 05.00 hrs on every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10.6.2017 to 31.10.2017 and arrive Karmali at 15.30 hrs same day.
  • Train No.22120 Super fast Tejas Express will leave Karmali at 07.30 hrs on every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 10.6.2017 to 31.10.2017 and arrive CST Mumbai at 19.45 hrs same day.

Halting   Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Ratnagiri and Kudal. Composition   One Executive AC Chair car, 12 AC Chair car Reservation   Bookings for Inaugural Special Train No.02119 leaving CST on 22.5.2017 and for Regular Services of Train No.22119 leaving from 24.5.2017 will open on 21.5.2017 at all PRS counters and on website www.irctc.co.in Catering Services

In case the passenger wishes to opt for on-board catering services, service–wise catering charges i.e. Executive class and Chair car on Tejas Trains shall be inbuilt in the ticket fare. If passengers do not opt for catering services at the time of booking the ticket and decides to purchase meals onboard, an extra amount of Rs 50/- per service, in addition to the prescribed catering charges shall be charged subject to availability. However, a charge of Rs 20/- will be included in the fare for all passengers of all classes, since packaged drinking water and newspapers will be provided onboard to every passenger irrespective of their option for onboard meals.

Train Time

Konkan Railway announced on 15th March 2018 that Railway has been decided to provide additional stoppage to Train Nos.22119 / 22120 Mumbai CSMT – Karmali – Mumbai CSMT Tejas Express (Five days a week) at Chiplun station w.e.f. 20/03/2018. The details are as follows :

Train No. 22119 / 22120 Mumbai CSMT – Karmali – Mumbai CSMT “Tejas Express” :

  • Train No.22119 Mumbai CSMT – Karmali Tejas Express at Chiplun Stations – 09.04 hrs.
  • Train No.22120 Karmali – Mumbai CSMT Tejas Express at Chilpun Station – 18.18 hrs.

Konkan Railway announced that from December 2018 the timings of Train No. 22119 / 22120 Mumbai CSMT – Karmali – Mumbai CSMT Tejas Express (5 days a week) was revised on trial basis for a period from 02/12/2018 to 02/01/2019. Now it has been decided to extend the period up to 09/06/2019. Details are as follows :  New Train Time Table 2019 – 2020

Timings of Train No. 22119 / 22120 Mumbai CSMT – Karmali – Mumbai CSMT Tejas Express : –

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Fare Details

Train Nos.22119/22120 CST Mumbai – Karmali Tejas Express fare details are following

Following are the fare details of Tejas Express Trains.

Non – Monsoon Fares

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Feedback Form for Tejas Express

Konkan Railway published a feedback form for collecting the opinion and suggestion from the passengers. Following are the details.

Feedback form for Tejas Express

For getting further details about the feedback form please go through the link by Konkan Railway link :- Feedback for CSTM-Karmali-CSTM Tejas Express

Train Nos.22671/22672 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Junction Tejas Express Trains

Executive Class with Catering Services2295
Executive Class without Catering Services1940
Chari Car with Catering Service1195
Chari Car without Catering Service895

Regular Service Details

Travel Time: 06.30 minutes

Train Nos.22671/22672 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Junction Tejas Express Trains

  • Train No.22671 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Junction train will depart from Chennai Egmore at 06.00 am and will arrive Madurai at 12.30 pm.
  • Train No.22672 Madurai – Chennai Egmore train will depart from Madurai at 3.00 pm and and will arrive Chennai Egmore at 09.30 pm.
  • Halting : Kodai Road, Tiruchy
  • No. Of Coaches : 15
  • Composition : Twelve Chari Car, one First Class Chair Car, Two Generator Vans.
  • Operation : Six days a week (except Thursdays)
  • Total Distance : 497 KM

Magic Box In Tejas Express Trains

Tejas Express, which runs between Chennai Egmore and Madurai had been provided with a ‘MAGICBOX’ which lets passengers access 500 hours’ worth of entertainment right from their mobiles.

This was done based on o­n passenger feedback who felt a premium train like Tejas should offer entertainment to enhance the joy of traveling. Tejas coaches were initially provided with a Seat-mounted infotainment system which was removed after complaints from travelers about its frequent malfunctioning o­n the run and a railway board instruction to discontinue all seat-mounted infotainment systems. Railway administration had faced problems in updating its software and content.

Wi-fi Entertainment box “MAGIC BOX” is pre-installed with movies, kids content, music, and Government schemes. It has content in regional languages for the multilingual passengers of Indian Railways. Tejas Express which runs 6 days a week, except Thursday, is maintained by GSN Coaching Depot, Chennai.


What is Special in Tejas Express?

The Tejas Express is India’s first semi-high speed fully air-conditioned train introduced by Indian Railways.

How many Tejas Express are running in India?

Currently, Four Tejas Express Trains are running in India

Who owns Tejas private train?

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC ) owns Tejas Private Trains

Is food free in Tejas Express Madurai?

Food is optional on this train.


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