Lucknow: The Indian Railways has planed to run Tejas Express between Lucknow and Delhi route, daily from March 25, in view of the increased movement due to Holo-festivities, as per reports. The daily services will continue till April 5, 2021, after which the trains will run as per their old schedule.
Passengers travelling from Lucknow to New Delhi, or vice-versa can now opt for the comfort and luxury of Tejas Trains, which have been lodged as the first-of-their-kind corporate train services in the country.
The fleet recently made a comeback to tracks on February 14, after a 10-month long suspension, due to the coronavirus induced travel restrictions. Since then, Train no 82501/82502 Lucknow to New Delhi and return services run for four days a week- from Friday to Monday.
As per reports, the Indian Railways have authorised regular travel to meet the increasing passenger load due to the coming Holi festival . The services, however, will remain cancelled on only two days the aforementioned period, on March 29 (Monday) and April 5 (Monday), alleged reports.
The fares for Tejas Express, running between Lucknow-New Delhi, have been marked at ₹1135 for chair-car coaches while ₹1830 for executive-chair car coaches, which are subject to change due to dynamic pricing by the Railways.
Meanwhile, a journey from New Delhi-Lucknow will cost the passengers ₹1075 for chair-car coaches and ₹2460 forex executive-chair car coaches.
In view of deadly coronavirus spread, the fleet will comply with the established safety and hygiene COVID-19 protocols.