The Central Zone of Indian Railways is conducting trial run of Tejas Express with two engines at a speed of 120 kilometres per hour between Mumbai and Goa, Financial Express has reported. This is faster than the current speed of 110 kilometres per hour. The train runs between Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus to Karmali Railway Station in Goa.
The Tejas Express was launched amid much fanfare in May 2017 as a premium offering of the Indian Railways. It is India’s first semi-high speed train and was equipped with state of the art facilities upon its inauguration.
After repeated instances of broken LCD screens, stolen headphones, snapped wires and damaged power outlets, Indian Railways had decided to strip the Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express of the said amenities. Read more
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