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Wednesday, 07 October, 2020, 13 : 30 PM [IST]
IRCTC to resume bookings of Tejas Express

The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) a PSU of the Ministry of Railways is all set to restart the operation of Tejas Express trains for catering to the growing passenger demand due to the festive season. The Lucknow-New Delhi and Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express trains were suspended since March 19 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Both the trains are expected to restart operations from October 17.

IRCTC has conducted an extensive training programme to educate and train its team of employees of Tejas Trains to manage the operations of the trains and provide services according to the ‘new normal’ amidst Covid-19 pandemic. A Standard Operation Procedure observing Covid-19 protocol has been issued to ensure safety of the passengers.

The bookings for the trains will be opened on the e-ticketing website of IRCTC and IRCTC Rail Connect App shortly.

IRCTC started the operation of its first corporate train, the Lucknow-Delhi-Lucknow IRCTC Tejas Express Train No. 82501/02 on 4th October last year, while the Ahmedabad – Mumbai – Ahmedabad IRCTC Tejas Express Train No. 82901/02 hit the tracks on 19th January this year.
(Source: Mint)