Train hostess, pick & drop facilities: IRCTC set to redefine train travel with new Tejas Express along Delhi-Lucknow route


Train hostess, pick & drop facilities: IRCTC set to redefine train travel with new Tejas Express along Delhi-Lucknow route

The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is slated to soon launch the country’s first private player-operated Tejas Express train along the Delhi-Lucknow route. Several new features are set to be introduced with these trains and the IRCTC has shared details about what’s in offing.

The private operator to run the Tejas Express will be selected through a bidding process and the train is expected to be launched in the first week of October during the Navratra. The train will be flagged off by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, whose availability has been sought for the purpose.

The fare of these trains will be based on dynamic pricing system, which was earlier introduced for trains like Rajdhani and Shatabdi. However, it has been decided that the fare would be kept lower than that of airlines. Read More

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