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All you wanted to know about private trains and didn't know whom to ask

The Tejas was just the trailer of a massive plan by the Railways to roll out 150 private trains on 100 routes

Shine Jacob  |  New Delhi 

The Indian Railways made history in October 2019, when for the first time ever, it delivered a sense of what it means to be corporate partner running trains for the PSU behemoth, with the flagging off of the Tejas Express between Lucknow and Delhi. The second Tejas Express train is slated to begin commercial operations this month between Mumbai and Ahmedabad.

Though many called Tejas India’s first ‘private’ train, it was essentially managed by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a subsidiary of the Indian Railways. The train, however, was just ...

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First Published: Wed, January 15 2020. 14:44 IST
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