Ahmedabad Mumbai Tejas Express Launch Highlights: India’s second private train flagged off

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New Delhi | Updated:Jan 20, 2020 11:23:14 am

Tejas Express Ahmedabad to Mumbai Launch, Ticket Booking, Fare Highlights: The ticket booking for IRCTC Ahmedabad-Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express can be done on the IRCTC website, irctc.co.in and the Rail Connect app.

Tejas Express Ahmedabad to Mumbai, Tejas Express Mumbai AhmedabadTejas Express Ahmedabad to Mumbai launch Highlights: The second Tejas Express by IRCTC is being called a ‘private’ train since its operational control is entirely under IRCTC, instead of Indian Railways.

Tejas Express Mumbai to Ahmedabad Time Table, Ticket Booking Highlights: India’s second corporate train Tejas Express Ahmedabad to Mumbai has been flagged off today.Indian Railway Tourism & Catering Corporation (IRCTC) launched Train number 82902/82901 Tejas Express from Ahmedabad. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, who was scheduled to flag off the IRCTC Tejas Express between Ahmedabad and Mumbai today, could not attend the event as he had gone to Kevadiya. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, key Indian Railways officials attended the event. While this is the inaugural run, the commercial run of Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express will begin on January 19.

Tejas Express ticket price has been kept dynamic, based on demand in lean, busy and festive seasons. The ticket booking for IRCTC Ahmedabad-Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express can be done on the IRCTC website, irctc.co.in and the Rail Connect app. Passengers can also book tickets online via IRCTC authorised portals and agents.

The second Tejas Express by IRCTC is being called a ‘private’ train since its operational control is entirely under IRCTC, instead of Indian Railways. The IRCTC Tejas Express offers state-of-the-art facilities onboard for its passengers. The train is a more premium version of the Shatabdi Express train service. The IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express is fully air-conditioned. The train has Executive as well as non-Executive coaches. It has aircraft-style personalised LED entertainment screens in the Executive class and seats with comfortable headrest and footrest.

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Ahmedabad Mumbai Tejas Express Launch Highlights: Ticket Booking, Fare, Time Table

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    10:49 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch Live: Commercial run to begin on Jan 19

    The inaugural run of Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express began today. However, the Commercial run of Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express will begin on January 19.

    10:39 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch: Gujarat CM flags off India's 2nd private train

    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday flagged off India's second corporate train - Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad 

    10:30 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal misses event

    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has gone to Kevadiya to visit the ongoing Indian Railways project which intends to provide rail connectivity to the Statue of Unity.

    10:22 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch Live: Tejas Express to fast-track relations between Gujarat, Maharashtra

    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that social as well as commercial ties between Gujarat and Maharashtra will be fastracked by Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad

    10:21 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Ahmedabad to Mumbai LIVE updates: Gujarat CM speaking

    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said the state is the first one to get corporate train in the western India.

    10:18 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    IRCTC Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express seating pattern

    IRCTC Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express has Executive Chair Cars coaches and Chair Cars coaches. There are two Executive Chair Cars and eight Chair Cars. The Executive Chair Cars have 56 seats each. Eight Chair Cars having 78 seats each.

    10:03 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    IRCTC Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express boarding stations

    Indian Railways train passengers can board the IRCTC Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express at Borivali, Vapi, Bharuch, Surat, Vadodara and Nadiad stations.

    09:54 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch Live

    09:41 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch Live: All about travel insurance

    The travel insurance to travellers of Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad is being provided by IRCTC Tejas Express through a Mumbai based private insurance company M/s Liberty General Insurance Company Limited.

    09:39 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch Live: Another step to improve overall traveling experience of rail passengers

    This will be yet another step of the Ministry of Railways in its endeavour to improve the overall traveling experience of rail passengers by providing state of the art amenities to them on trains, IRCTC said in a statement.

    09:37 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch Live: Details of event

    Here are details of the Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch event. The event will be attended by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, General Manager of Western Railway Sanjeev Mittal, Chairman of Railway Board VK Yadav

    09:10 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch Live Updates: Ticket booking, cancellation and refund rules

    Read IRCTC Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express' ticket booking, cancellation and refund rules of 2nd private train

    09:08 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch Live: IRCTC Tejas Express Ahmedabad to Mumbai exclusive pics

    Check IRCTC Tejas Express Ahmedabad to Mumbai exclusive pics by Smriti Jain

    09:05 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch Live: No ticket bookings at railway reservation counters

    Ticket booking for Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad can not be done at Indian railways reservation counters. Tickets can booked at IRCTC website www.irctc.co.in and its mobile app “Irctc Rail Connect”. You can also book Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad via Make My Trip, Paytm, PhonePe, Ibibo, Railyatri

    08:53 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad time table

    Check the IRCTC Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad time table. The commercial operation of the train will begin on January 19.

    08:48 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad ticket cancellation charges

    If a Waitlisted Ticket is cancelled up to 4 hours before the scheduled departure of the train, a clerkage charge of only Rs. 25/- per passenger will be applicable. If a fully waitlisted ticket is cancelled at the time of train charting due to no seats being offered to the passenger, full ticket amount will be refunded online. If a partially confirmed ticket is cancelled after chart preparation and up to 30 minutes before scheduled departure of the train, the passenger will be refunded with full ticket amount.

    08:43 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Flight like facilities on Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad

    IRCTC has stated that high quality food and beverages will be provided to the passengers on board in the train. This is included in the train fare. Service in the train will be done through trolleys which is a common practice on flights. Passengers will get RO water filter, packaged drinking water bottle. There will be tea, breakfast and combo lunch/snacks, evening high tea and dinner. Complimentary tea or coffee service is available to passengers at any point of the journey.

    08:34 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad train cancellation refund

    If Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad train is cancelled, automatic full refund of full fare on confirmed and /or waitlisted e-tickets will be done. Passengers do not require to cancel the ticket or file TDR in such case.

    08:31 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad insurance amount

    All passengers travelling on Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad will be covered by Rail Travel Insurance of up to Rs. 25 Lakhs, free of cost by IRCTC. It also provides exclusive coverage of Rs. 1 lakh against household theft or robbery during the travel period of the passengers.

    08:29 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad compensation

    IRCTC provides a compensation of Rs. 100 in case the train is delayed by over one hour. It will also provide Rs. 250 in case of delay of more than two hours to every passenger as compensation.

    08:24 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad tatkal quota

    IRCTC Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad does not have tatkal quota or premium tatkal quota. However, there are General Quota and Foreign Tourist Quota. There are Foreign Tourist Quota of 6 seats in EC and 12 seats in CC.

    08:21 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad current booking

    Current booking for Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad can be done after preparation of first chart. The first chart is prepared 4 hours before the scheduled departure of the Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad. the deadline for Current booking is 5 minutes before the scheduled departure of the train.

    08:07 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad dynamic fare

    The fare of IRCTC Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad express has been kept dynamic.The fare of IRCTC Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad express will also depend upon seaons and time period. The fares will also be on point to point basis.

    07:57 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad tickets concession

    IRCTC is not allowing any concession on Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad tickets. No ticket charges are applied on children below 5 years of age. They will be booked with their parents. Names of children below 5 years of age will not appear on the chart as they won't be provided with a seat. Full fare needs to be paid for Children above 5 years of age. They will also be provided with a seat.

    07:51 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad ticket booking rules

    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad will have advance reservation period of 60 days. IRCTC has stated that initially, tickets will be allowed to book on less than 60 days.

    07:44 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    Tejas Express Mumbai-Ahmedabad Launch Live: Special offer for Defence personnel

    Personnel of defence forces and Central Paramilitary forces can book tickets for IRCTC Tejas Express Ahmedabad to Mumbai via online e-ticketing portals integrated with IRCTC such as CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force), NDRF (National Disaster Rescue Force) Portals, CGDA (Controller General of Defence Accounts) portal and also to NSG (National Security Guards) etc.

    07:30 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express launch live streaming

    IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express live streaming: The much-awaited launch of IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express is being covered by Financial Express Online through a live blog. Live streaming of the event can be followed AT IRCTC's Facebook and Twitter handle from 9 AM.

    07:29 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express seating facilities

    IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express has two executive class chair coaches. These two coaches have 56 seats each. There are eight chair coaches. These having a capacity of 78 seats each.

    07:21 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express stoppages

    After leaving Ahmedabad, IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express will have scheduled halts at Nadiad, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Vapi and Borivali.

    07:21 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express train number

    Train Number 09426/09425 will complete the inaugural run on January 17. Train Number 82902/82901 will be part of the commercial run that will begin on January 19.

    07:21 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express insurance

    Now Indian Railways train travellers can commute without being worried as IRCTC provides free rail travel insurance on every ticket that you book.

    07:11 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express food

    Passengers at Ahmedabad-Mumbai-Ahmedabad IRCTC Tejas Express will be provided mouth-watering local delicacies of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Apart from these, there are onboard tea and coffee vending machine facilities available on the train.

    07:07 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express interior

    IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express has modern interior designing with advanced facilities for passengers' convenience. There are attendant call buttons, comfortable seats, personalised reading lights, modular bio-toilets, sliding doors, automatic entry and exit doors, mobile charging points, standard reclining facility, CCTV cameras etc.

    07:02 (IST)17 Jan 2020
    IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express train schedule, timings

    During its inaugural run, IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express will leave from Ahmedabad at 09:30 AM. It will reach Mumbai Central at 4 pm. Apart from the inaugural run, IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express will leave Ahmedabad 6.40 AM and will reach Mumbai Central at 1.10 PM. The IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express train will be available on six days except for Thursdays.

    The IRCTC Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express is the second private-run train in the country for Indian Railways Passengers. India's first private train IRCTC Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express was flagged off in October 2019.
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