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Inside Tejas Express: Indian Railways' new high speed, premier AC train

India | | May 22, 2017, 11:26 am
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 Indian Railways has launched a new premier train, called the Tejas Express, between Mumbai and Goa. The train (Train No 22119/22120) will between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai and Karmali. (Image: PIB)

Indian Railways has launched a new premier train, called the Tejas Express, between Mumbai and Goa. The train (Train No 22119/22120) will between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai and Karmali. (Image: PIB)

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  Tejas Express will run at a speed of of 200 kmph. The train will run on five days a week during non-monsoon period and three days a week during monsoon period. (Image: PTI)

Tejas Express will run at a speed of of 200 kmph. The train will run on five days a week during non-monsoon period and three days a week during monsoon period. (Image: PTI)

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 The passengers will have individual LCD screens for entertainment. These screens will also be used for disseminating passenger-related information and safety instructions. (Image: PIB)

The passengers will have individual LCD screens for entertainment. These screens will also be used for disseminating passenger-related information and safety instructions. (Image: PIB)

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 In addition to the origin and the destination stations the train will halt at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Ratnagiri and Kudal.  (Image: PIB)

In addition to the origin and the destination stations the train will halt at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Ratnagiri and Kudal. (Image: PIB)

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 Tejas Express has 15 coaches. Passengers can opt for onboard catering services while booking the ticket. (Image: PIB)

Tejas Express has 15 coaches. Passengers can opt for onboard catering services while booking the ticket. (Image: PIB)

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 The train's interior colour scheme will match the exterior to give the passengers a feel of world class travel. (Image: PIB)

The train's interior colour scheme will match the exterior to give the passengers a feel of world class travel. (Image: PIB)

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 The train has facilities including tea and coffee vending machines, magazines and snack tables. There will also be water level indicators in bio-vacuum toilets, sensorised taps, and hand driers. (Image: PTI)

The train has facilities including tea and coffee vending machines, magazines and snack tables. There will also be water level indicators in bio-vacuum toilets, sensorised taps, and hand driers. (Image: PTI)

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 The passengers will get a taste of choicest cuisine curated by celebrity chefs. Catering service will be part of Tejas fares like Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. The train will offer Wi-Fi facilities, automatic doors and secured gangways for all coaches. (Image: PIB)

The passengers will get a taste of choicest cuisine curated by celebrity chefs. Catering service will be part of Tejas fares like Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. The train will offer Wi-Fi facilities, automatic doors and secured gangways for all coaches. (Image: PIB)

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 The coaches will have integrated braille displays, digital destination boards, and electronic passenger reservation charts. (Image: PIB)

The coaches will have integrated braille displays, digital destination boards, and electronic passenger reservation charts. (Image: PIB)

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 The train will have fire and smoke detection and suppression systems and the improved aesthetics. (Image: PIB)

The train will have fire and smoke detection and suppression systems and the improved aesthetics. (Image: PIB)

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 The fares for the train range from Rs 780 to Rs 3090. (Image: PIB)

The fares for the train range from Rs 780 to Rs 3090. (Image: PIB)

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