Shri. Ashwini Vaishnaw, Hon’ble Minister for Railways Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics & Information Technology tweeted a picture of Tejas Express and it goes viral with over 1.6 Million views, 48.4K likes and 4000 Retweets.
Tejas Express is India’s first semi-high speed fully air-conditioned train Introduced by Indian Railways. Tejas means “sharp” and “brilliance” .
These trains are among the fastest trains in India along with Rajdhani Express, Gatimaan Express, Shatabdi Express and Duronto Express and get the highest priority on the Indian railway network.
Tejas Express is equipped with modern amenities like Automatic sliding doors and sealed vestibule, Automatic smoke and heat detection with alarm, Onboard infotainment, ergonomic seats, GPS based Passenger Information system,and modular toilets.
*Hon’ble Prime Minister and Tejas Express*
Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble PM flagged-off the Tejas Express between Madurai and Chennai Egmore on 1st March 2019 through video conferencing from Kanniyakumari in Tamil Nadu. “I have flagged off the fastest train Tejas and it this is one of the most modern train and is a great example of make in India having been manufactured in the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) of Chennai itself,” Hon’ble PM remarked while flagging off the premium service.
Chennai-Madurai-Chennai Tejas Express provides direct and faster connectivity between Madurai and Chennai.Tejas Express will benefit a number of day time passengers in the section. This was the second Tejas Express service to be inducted into service, first being the one introduced between Mumbai to Karmali. Presently, 4 pairs of Tejas Express trains are running in the country.
*Stoppage at Tambaram*
The inaugural introduction of stoppage at Tambaram was formally flagged off to start by Dr.L.Murugan, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, in the presence of Thiru T.R.Baalu, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Tmt K.Vasanthakumari, Honble Mayor of Tambaram, Thiru S.R.Raja, Hon’ble MLA today, 26th February 2023 for Train No.22671 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Tejas Super Fast Express.
*Minster L.Murugan quotes tweet of Railway Minister*
Shri. L.Murugan, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying who flagged off the stoppage for Tejas Express at Tambaram today quoted the tweet of Railway Minister and it has also gone viral too with over 18.9 K views and over 400 likes.