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Gujarat CM Rupani Flag Off IRCTC’s Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express Today

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Tejas Express, country’s first corporate train will now run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express was flagged off by Ahmedabad Chief Minister Vijay Rupani from Ahmedabad railway station today. However, this train will run from January 19 for the passengers. The first Tejas Express has already started between Lucknow and Delhi. On the occasion of the inauguration, CM Rupani thanked PM Narendra Modi and said that the railway is developing under his leadership.

Then the minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry took to Twitter to share the “first glimpse” of the train’s interior and exterior. Terming the new Tejas Express “With state-of-the-art facilities along with the crew’s traditional attire, the new Tejas Express is a symbol of Indian culture blended with modernisation for enhanced passenger comfort.”

Railways said that the rail will start commercially from Ahmedabad on 19 January 2020. The first such train Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express has been running since last year. He informed that tickets for this train can be booked online on the IRCTC website. These tickets will not be available at railway reservation counters.

Train seats can also be booked through IRCTC’s online travel portal partners such as Paytm, Ixigo, PhonePe, Make My Trip, Google, Goibibo, RailYatri and others. This train will run on the 82902/82901 Ahmedabad-Mumbai-Ahmedabad route, six days a week.

This train running between Mumbai and Ahmedabad will stop at only two stations – Vadodara and Surat. From Ahmedabad railway station, this train will leave at 6:10 am and will reach Mumbai Central at 1:10 pm. In return, the train will run from Mumbai Central at 3.40 pm and reach Ahmedabad station at 9:55 pm. It commences regular services from January 19, with halts at Nadiad, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Vapi and Borivali stations in both directions.

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