The railways on Monday introduced the introduction of IRCTC’s Tejas Categorical practice from Delhi to Lucknow which can run six days per week besides Tuesdays beginning October 5.
The New Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Categorical practice will depart from New Delhi at 3.35 pm to achieve Lucknow at 10.05 pm the identical day.
The common service of the Lucknow-New Delhi specific will start from October 6.
It is going to depart from Lucknow at 6.10 am to achieve New Delhi at 12.25 pm the identical day, a press release from Northern Railways stated.
The practice will comprise one govt AC chair automobile and 9 AC chair automobile coaches and can cease at Kanpur and Ghaziabad stations enroute in each the instructions.
On its inaugural run from Lucknow to Delhi scheduled for October 4, the practice shall depart from Lucknow at 9.30 am to reach at New Delhi at 4.00 pm the identical day. Enroute, it would cease at Kanpur and Ghaziabad stations.
Greater than 2,000 passengers have booked tickets for the journey from Lucknow to New Delhi and again inside two days of opening of counters, officers stated.
The bookings for the Tejas trains quantity 82501 from Lucknow to Delhi and 82502 from Delhi to Lucknow started on Saturday.
Until Sunday night, the Lucknow-New Delhi Tejas had 749 bookings whereas for the return journey, 1,549 bookings had been made until November 20, the officers stated. Most bookings are between October 23 and October 26, simply forward of Diwali.
That is the primary practice of the Indian Railways that will probably be totally run by its subsidiary IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Company) and is the nationwide transporter’s first step in direction of privatizing operations of some trains.