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New coaches of Tejas Express rolled out | Pics, facts inside

The new Tejas Express will be operated between Chennai and Madurai. Date for the launch of the new service and the schedule would be announced later by the Southern Railway.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 2 Dec 2018 11:48 AM GMT

New coaches of Tejas expressed rolled out | Pics, facts inside
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New Delhi: The coaches of Tejas Express manufactured by Integral Coach factory (ICF) have been rolled out.

The new Tejas Express will be operated between Chennai and Madurai. Date for the launch of the new service and the schedule would be announced later by the Southern Railway.

A release released by ICF stated, "The second version of Tejas superfast express train was initially earmarked for the Northern Railway, but had now been alloted to the Southern Railway."

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All about New Tejas Express Train:

- The coaches of new Tejas Express are fully air-conditioned and are equipped with modern entertainment system, modular toilets, GPS-based passenger information system among other features.

- The Tejas coaches manufactured by ICF have normal sized seats with audio visual display units well fitted behind every seat.

- The latest version of Tejas coaches have 23 chair car and executive class coaches, which are fitted with LED lights and fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) interior panels.

- Similarly like Shatabdi coaches, Tejas coaches also have a seating capacity of 78 passengers in each of the normal air-conditioned chair cars and 56 passengers in the executive class air-conditioned chair cars.

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- USB charging point behind every seat and LED lighting inside the mirror with touch button on surface in the toilets are some other features of new Tejas coaches.

- The coaches of Tejas Express also have CCTVs both inside the compartments and in the entrance points.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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