The latest Railway budget has stated the fact that 150 private trains will connect the major tourist destinations of India. The implementation will be achieved through PPP model where private players will have a large part in the slice. The country’s first private train Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express was started between Lucknow and Delhi. After its successful launch, the service was also started from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. Recently, the Indian Railways has announced the commencement of third Tejas train which will run from Dehradun to New Delhi. After the commencement of the third private train of the country, Kashi Mahakal Express, now soon the private train will be started between Delhi and Dehradun. Now high-speed Tejas train (Tejas Express Delhi to Dehradun) is equipped with modern on-board facilities.
Union Railways Minister Approved the proposal of Uttarakhand Government
CM Trivendra Singh Rawat has presented the proposal of running of the high-speed train to the Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, which has received in-principle approval. The operation of the high-speed Tejas train will benefit thousands of railway passengers of Uttarakhand. The journey from Dehradun to Delhi will be easy. On Friday, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat met Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in Delhi. During the meeting, he proposed to the Railway Minister to run a high-speed train between Dehradun-Delhi. The Railway Minister approved the proposal of the Chief Minister.
The Project will begin as soon as a Pathway is Available:
Railway minister said that the (Tejas Express Delhi to Dehradun) service will start as soon as the path between Delhi and Dehradun via Haridwar is available. He also assured to start the special rail service for Haridwar Kumbh on the lines of Prayagraj. He said that the central Government will not let the budget go short for the railway construction projects. He further said that the Security of Dehradun and Haridwar railway stations will be increased because of Kumbh Mela. The modernization work of the Dehradun railway station will be completed by November. The Rishikesh-Karnprayag railway project was also discussed in the meeting. The Railway Minister said that work on the rail project is being done at a rapid pace. He assured that the train service will reach Srinagar Garhwal within two and a half years.
Know about the Amenities of Tejas Express
Indian Railways is ready to operate the third private modern high-speed train. Tejas Express is a train providing safety, better speed and luxury facilities like aircraft. The Tejas Express has many friendly features of passengers such as personal LCD entertainment-cum-information screen with headphones, board WiFi, modular bio-toilets, comfortable seats, etc. It has an aircraft-like attendant calling button and individual reading lights above each seat. It has an aircraft-like attendant calling button and individual reading lights above each seat. Tejas Express has a pantry car attached to it which serves the passengers with limited food options. However, e-catering service is also a better option to choose through which passengers can order online food in train.
The Railway Board is planning to run such trains on other routes as well. The Tejas train is managed by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). Many Premium services and facilities are provided to the passengers in Tejas. It is the first train in the country with 20 coaches with automatic doors in all coaches. Also, there is a tea and coffee vending machine in every coach. Hope the passengers have a joyful journey.