22 May 2017

Tejas Express to make its debut on Mumbai-Goa route

Tejas Express to make its debut on Mumbai-Goa route

India’s state-of-the-art high-speed train Tejas Express, which can run up to the speed of 200km per hour, has made its trip between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai, and Karmali, North Goa.

The train will cover a distance of 579km in 8.5 hours with halts at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Ratnagiri and Kudal. The 15-coach train has two classes chair car and executive chair car and is equipped with facilities like secured gangways, automatic doors, LCD screens, Wi-Fi, tea-coffee vending machines, magazines, bio-toilets, hand dryers etc. 

The train has been specially designed by the India Railways to enhance the experience of the passengers and will be introduced on the Delhi-Chandigarh and Delhi-Lucknow routes too.

Important Takeaways from above News for BOB PO Exam-
  • Railway Minister of India is Suresh Prabhu
  • First Railway Minister of  Independent India is John Mathai.

Source- The Hindu  

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