Tejas Express to be rolled out soon by Indian Railways, 7 key features that make it different

By: | Updated: July 11, 2016 1:26 PM

Indian Railways is all set to roll out its first Tejas Express train soon, as announced by Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu in the Budget.

Tejas, along with other trains like Humsafar, Antyodaya and Deen Dayalu, are key features of the rail budget aimed at providing world-class facilities to all the sections of passengers.Tejas, along with other trains like Humsafar, Antyodaya and Deen Dayalu, are key features of the rail budget aimed at providing world-class facilities to all the sections of passengers. (Representative photo)

Indian Railways is all set to roll out its first Tejas Express train soon, as announced by Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu in the Budget.

Tejas, along with other trains like Humsafar, Antyodaya and Deen Dayalu, are key features of the rail budget aimed at providing world-class facilities to all the sections of passengers.

We look at some of the key features of the common man’s carrier:

1) Also called as the ‘golden chariot’, the train’s coaches will be painted ain golden colour.

2) The train will have high-tech entertainment units, Wi-Fi facility and integrated braille displays, to give its passengers the feel of world-class travel.

3) Tejas coaches will have Executive Class and Chair Cars, while those of Hamsafar will have 3-AC.

4) Tejas coaches will be equipped with 22 new features, including entertainment screens for each passenger along with hand phone socket and LED boards for communicating safety instructions.

5) There will be water level indicators in bio-vacuum toilets, sensorised taps and hand driers.

6) Attempts have been made to provide state-of-the-art facilities in Tejas, including tea and coffee vending machines, magazines and snack tables, according to reports.

7) Both Tejas and Hamsafar will have CCTVs, and fire and smoke detection and suppression system.

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