New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): After the successful run of Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express, the second Tejas Express train is ready to run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai Central. This will be yet another step of the Ministry of Railways in its endeavor to improve the overall traveling experience to rail passengers by providing state of the art facilities. The inaugural run of this second Tejas Train will be flagged off from Ahmedabad on January 17, 2020.
The commercial run of the train will start with effect from January 19, 2020, from Ahmedabad. The train to be operated by IRCTC which also operates the first Tejas Train shall be equipped with all modern facilities on-board for ensuring a high level of comfort to the passengers. To start with, this fully air-conditioned train shall have two Executive Class Chair Cars having 56 seats each and Eight Chair Cars having the capacity of 78 seats each. The total carrying capacity of the train will be 736 passengers.
On its inaugural run on January 17, 2020, Train No. 09426 Ahmedabad - Mumbai Central Tejas Express will leave Ahmedabad at 09.30 am and will reach Mumbai Central at 04.00 pm. Similarily in return direction Train No. 09425 Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Tejas Express will depart from Mumbai Central at 05.15 pm and will reach Ahmedabad at 11.30 pm.
On its regular run on January 19, 2020, Train No. 82902 Ahmedabad - Mumbai Central Tejas Express (Except Thursday) will leave Ahmedabad at 06.40 am and will reach Mumbai Central at 01.10 pm. Similarily in return direction Train No. 82901 Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Tejas Express (Except Thursday) will depart from Mumbai Central at 03.40 pm and will reach Ahmedabad at 09.55 pm.
This Tejas Train will have scheduled commercial halts at Nadiad, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Vapi and Borivali. The train will run on all days of the week except Thursday.
The booking for this train has commenced and passengers can book their tickets exclusively on the IRCTC website www.irctc.co.in and its mobile app “IRCTC Rail Connect”. There will be no booking at railway reservation counters. The train will also be available for booking through IRCTC’s online travel portal partners.