Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, on Friday, flagged the country’s first private semi-high speed train, Tejas Express from Lucknow. The corporate train will run from Lucknow to Delhi six days a week.
Tejas, which is India’s first private train run by IRCTC, will have one executive class air conditioned chair car with 56 and nine air-conditioned chair car coaches with a capacity of 78 passengers in each coach.
Tejas Express contains all the modern facilities with the state-of-art interior, personalised reading lights, AC coaches, mobile charging points, CCTV cameras, bio-toilets, LED TV, automatic doors and many more.
As per the schedule, the train will leave Lucknow at 6.10 a.m. and reach the New Delhi railway station at 12.25 p.m., covering the entire distance in 6 hours and 15 minutes.