2 months on, high speed Tejas Express on Chandigarh-Delhi route yet to hit the tracks


It was in 2016 when the announcement regarding Tejas Express, the high-speed train between Chandigarh and Delhi was made.

2 months on, high speed Tejas Express on Chandigarh-Delhi route yet to hit the tracks

The inclusion of Tejas Express on the Delhi-Chandigarh route in the new timetable of the Railways had generated excitement two months back, but the train’s launch date is yet to be notified.

Tejas Express was earlier expected to be launched on the eve of the Independence Day. It was in 2016 when the announcement regarding Tejas Express, the high-speed train between Chandigarh and Delhi was made.

Dinesh Chand Sharma, Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), Ambala, said he is not aware of the date of commencement of the trains and has not received any communication in this regard, even though the timetable for the train has been decided.

When asked if any trials runs for the Tejas Express are being carried out along the route, the DRM said it is not required as the train is already tested and new coaches are ready and have been assembled in Delhi. Read more

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