Minister of Railways Shri Suresh PrabhakarPrabhu inspected the Rake of Tejas Train.
- Tejas Express is a semi high speed train having modern on board facilities, enhanced passenger comfort and showcases the future of Train travel in India.
- Tejas Express is set to be introduced soon. The coaches are manufactured at Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala.
- The newly designed coaches are capable of running at a speed of 200 km/h but due to constraints related to rail tracks these coaches will run at a speed of 160 km/h.
- Speed potential of 200 Kmph was achieved by providing Steel brake disc, Sintered pads, Electro-pneumatic assist Brake system.
The first rake comprising 19 coaches including sixteen non-executive and two executive chair cars besides one power coach was inspected by Minister of Railways today. One Executive Coach will be turned into a Smart Coach at a later date having extra facilities as announced in the Budget 2016-17.
Features of Tejas Train
- Bio-vacuum toilets (less water consumption and hygienic)
- Water level indicators
- Touchless Water Taps, Soap dispenser
- Marble finish Anti-graffiti coating
- Hand dryers
- New design Dust bin
- Vinyl Wrapped specially designed exteriors
- Automatic entrance plug type doors (provides better sound and heat insulation, can be controlled by Guard panel)
- Secured gangways (reduce sound levels, dirt, sand, water ingress, increase passenger safety & Comfort, energy efficiency, elegant design)
- Electro Pneumatic Air brakes
- Fire & smoke detection and suppression system.
- Fire suppression system in Power car.
- CCTV cameras for security
- GPS based Passenger Information Display System
- Call bell integrated with berth reading light.
- Digital Destination Boards
- Integrated braille displays
- E-Leather as improved upholstery
- Redesigned backrest with higher height
- Redesigned armrest
- Leg support for Executive Chair Car with gas spring
- Energy Efficient LED Lights
- LED TV with Touch Control for each passenger (with recorded content, can be upgraded to Live TV)
- Provided with USB charging facility
- Tea and Coffee vending machines
- Snack tables
- Local cuisine
- Celebrity Chef Menu