Tejas Express Updates

Tejas Express Train

TEJAS EXPRESS DETAILS

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

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

Western Railway announced that a new era of train travel experience with enhanced comfort is being rolled out by Western Railway with the introduction of newly upgraded Tejas sleeper coach rakes. These bright golden-hued coaches, with enhanced smart features, are being introduced to run Western Railway’s prestigious Mumbai Rajdhani Express train and will boast to offer the best class travel experience. This new rake made its maiden run on Monday, 19th July, 2021. This achievement has been accomplished under the able guidance, energetic leadership as well as continuous monitoring by Shri Alok Kansal – General Manager of Western Railway.
According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, the existing rakes of Train No.02951/52 Mumbai – New Delhi Rajdhani Special Express, o­ne of the most prestigious & premium trains of WR are being replaced with brand new Tejas type sleeper coaches. Two such Tejas-type sleeper coach rakes have been made ready to run as Rajdhani Express. Out of these two rakes, o­ne rake comprises exclusive Tejas Smart sleeper coaches, which is the first of its kind to be introduced over Indian Railways. The new train will have special smart features for enhanced passenger safety and comfort. The smart coach aims to provide world-class facilities to passengers with the help of intelligent sensor-based systems. It is equipped with Passenger Information and Coach Computing Unit (PICCU) provided with GSM network connectivity, which reports to the remote server. PICCU will record the data of WSP, CCTV recording, Toilet odour sensors, panic switch, and other items integrated with fire detection and alarm system, air quality, and choke filter sensor & energy meter. Shri Thakur stated that with the use of Tejas SMART Coach, Indian Railways aims to move to predictive maintenance instead of preventive maintenance. The introduction of this modern Tejas Sleeper type train for the long-distance journey is another paradigm shift by Indian Railways for enhancing the travel experience for the passengers.
 
Additional Smart Features: 

  •  PA/PIS (Passenger Announcement/Passenger Information System): Two LCDs inside each coach display vital journey related information to the passengers such as the next station, distance remaining, expected time of arrival, delay and safety related messages.
  • Digital destination board: Flush type LED Digital Destination Board has been installed o­n each coach by splitting the displayed data into two rows. The first row displays Train number and Coach type while second row displays scrolling text of destination and intermediate station in multiple languages.
  • Security & Surveillance monitoring:Six nos. of cameras are fitted in each coach which gives live recording. CCTV cameras with day night vision capability, Facial recognition even in low light condition, Network Video Recorder are provided.
  • Automatic Plug Door: All main entrance doors are centralized controlled by Guard. Train will not start until all doors are closed.
  • Fire Alarm, Detection and Suppression system: All coaches are provided with Automatic Fire Alarm and Detection System. The Pantry and Power Cars have automatic fire suppression system in case detected.
  • Emergency Talk back for medical or security emergency
  • Improved Toilet Unit: Provided with anti-graffiti coating, Gel coated shelf, New design dustbin, Door latch activated light, Engagement display.
  • Toilet Occupancy Sensor: Automatically displays the toilet occupancy inside each coach
  • Panic Button in Lavatories:Fitted in each lavatory, in case of any emergency.
  • Toilet Annunciation Sensor Integration (TASI): Two nos. of Toilet Annunciation Sensor Integration are fitted in each coach which will relay dos and don’ts announcement in the lavatories, whenever it is engaged.
  • Bio-Vacuum Toilet system:  Provides improved hygiene condition in the toilet due to improved flushing and also save water per flush.
  • Stainless Steel Under-frame:  Complete under-frame is of austenitic stainless steel (SS 201LN) which increases life of the coach because of reduced corrosion.
  • Air Suspension Bogies: Provided with Air Spring Suspension in bogies to improve passenger comfort and ride quality of these coaches.
  • On Board condition monitoring system for Bearing, Wheel, to improve safety
  • HVAC – Air quality measurement for Air Conditioning system
  • Water level sensor to indicate water availability o­n real time basis
  • Textured Exterior PVC Film:  Exterior is provided with textured PVC film.
  • Improved interiors: Seats and berths having fire – resistant silicon foam, provide better comfort and safety to passengers.
  • Roller Blind o­n window:  Instead of curtains roller blinds provided for easy sanitization.
  • Mobile Charging points: Provided for each passenger.
  • Berth reading light: Provided for each passenger.
  • Upper berth climbing arrangement: Convenient upper berth arrangement.
  • Shri Thakur stated that Tejas type Sleeper coaches are manufactured at Modern Coach Factory (MCF) which will gradually replace the premium long-distance trains over Indian Railways network.

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. Updated 15.02.2021

Tejas Type Sleeper Coaches ~ Features

The features of Tejas type Sleeper coaches are as under:-

  • Automatic Plug Door: All main entrance doors are centralized controlled by Guard. The train will not start until all doors are closed.
  • Stainless Steel Under-frame: Complete under-frame is of austenitic stainless steel (SS 201LN) which increases the life of the coach because of reduced corrosion.
  • Bio-Vacuum Toilet system: Provides improved hygiene condition in the toilet due to improved flushing and also save water per flush.
  • Air Suspension Bogies: Provided with Air Spring Suspension in bogies to improve the comfort and ride quality of these coaches.
  • Fire Alarm, Detection, and Suppression system: All coaches are provided with an Automatic Fire Alarm and Detection System.
  • Smart Features: Provided with smart features processed by a centralized processing unit PICCU (Passenger information coach computing unit). The features are as follows:
    • PA/PIS (passenger announcement/passenger information system)
    • Digital destination board
    • CCTV- With day night vision capability, Facial recognition even in low light condition, Network Video Recorder.
    • Emergency Talkback for medical or security emergency
    • On-Board condition monitoring system for Bearing, Wheel, to improve safety
    • HVAC- Air quality measurement for Air Conditioning system
    • Toilet Occupancy Sensor
    • Water level sensor to indicate water availability
    • Train Supervisor and Power car Monitoring system (Kiosk): 18.5” touch screen Kiosk is provided in each power car for monitoring the health of the complete rake and also used as a surveillance monitoring station. This LCD is connected to the PICCU system of the power car for visualization of the power car.
  • Improved Toilet Unit: Provided with touch-less fittings, Marble finish with an anti-graffiti coating, Gel coated shelf, New design dustbin, Door latch activated light, Engagement display.
  • Textured Exterior and Interior PVC Film: Both exterior and interior, are provided with textured PVC film.
  • Improved interiors: Seats and berths having PU foam, provide better comfort to passengers.
  • Roller Blind on the window: Instead of curtains roller blinds provided for easy sanitization.
  • Mobile Charging points: Provided for each passenger.
  • Berth reading light: Provided for each passenger.
  • Upper berth climbing arrangement: Convenient upper berth arrangement.

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

CC1A
Without CateringWith CateringWithout CateringWith CateringDESTINATIONSOURCE
83595517851940RatnagiriCST
1080120023402495KundalCST
1185131025852740KarmaliCST
81594017601915RatnagiriDadar
1070119023202475KudalDadar
1175129525702725KarmaliDadar
78090516651820RatnagiriThane
1050117022702425KudalThane
1155128025252680KarmaliThane

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

ClassFare
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.

FAQs

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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