Tejas Express Lucknow-Delhi-Lucknow: Within two days of the opening of ticket sales for the booking of India’s first ‘private’ train- IRCTC-run Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express, more than 2,000 passengers have already booked the tickets.
The ticket bookings for the train number 82501 Tejas Express from Lucknow to Delhi and train number 82502 Tejas Express from Delhi to Lucknow began on Friday night and Saturday morning. According to officials quoted in a PTI report, as of Sunday evening the Tejas Express from Lucknow to Delhi has 749 bookings, while on its return journey, the train has 1,549 bookings for journeys to be taken till 20 November 2019. Most of the bookings are between 23 October and 26 October, just ahead of Diwali.
The upcoming Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express will be the first such train of the national transporter to be fully operated by its subsidiary, IRCTC. This is the first step by the national transporter towards privatizing operations of some trains. Read More
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