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Jul 15 2017 (12:44)   Tejas Express runs out of steam, bookings slow in peak season

Southern Railway^~   176 news posts
Entry# 2353404   News Entry# 308524         Tags   Past Edits
THE PREMIUM luxury train Tejas Express, running from Mumbai to Goa, has failed to garner a sustained response despite the peak Mumbai-Konkan tourist season of the Ganpati festival coming up. Even as other trains to Konkan have been booked to nearly full capacity, with some passengers on the waitlist, the bookings for Tejas remain slow.
The Ganeshotsav, to be celebrated in August this year, marks a passenger rush on Konkan-bound trains about 10 to 15 days before the start of the festival. However, data from the railways shows that while popular trains such as Konkan Kanya, Mandovi Express and the Jan Shatabadi Express have nearly 400 passengers on their waitlists, more than half of the seats on the Karmali-bound Tejas from Chhatrapati
Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSTM) are still to be booked.
The train was launched in May this year to offer a premium service for Konkan- and Goa-bound passengers. It was also meant to attract tourists who would otherwise travel by air. With services such as LED screens, Wi-Fi and a snacks table, the train attracted much attention in the early days after its launch. “The first 15 days saw huge occupancy in the train. People came in large numbers to experience the fancy ride the train was offering. By mid-June, we saw a dip in its demand and occupancy,” a senior railway official said.
Passengers who have booked seats to Konkan claim they find the fares too high for the journey on this route. Complaints about keeping out Madgaon and Sawantwadi stations have also come to light. “I have booked the Konkan Kanya Express in advance for both the to and fro journeys. I find the fares of Tejas exorbitant for a five-hour journey to my native place,” Girish Kulkarni, a tourist, said.
“I prefer to get down at Madgaon station as that is closer to my native place. Tejas Express does not stop there so I chose a train that does halt at the station,” Ananya Shah, another passenger, said. Tejas has 56 seats in one coach of Executive Class (EC) and 78 seats in 15 coaches of Chair Car compartment. According to the ridership figures of June and July (pre-booked), rides towards Karmali hardly witnessed less than 50% occupancy of seats. Moreover, the return trips to Mumbai also failed to see much response.
“The monsoon timetable is not working out for the train. From Goa, the train starts at 9 am. Tourists in Goa would hardly prefer to wake up so early and take the train. While monsoon does remain a non-peak season for tourists, the return trips suffer the most,” a rail official added. Passengers who have travelled by the Tejas Express said they do not find the return trip of the train feasible with their schedule. Many thus opt to see another Mumbai-bound train or take a flight.
“An early morning train from Goa does not seem feasible. It is impossible for any tourist who would have booked a stay around north Goa to wake up at 4 am, check out of the hotel and ride all the way to Karmali, which is quite a distance from the north. Thus, taking any other mode of transport seems more sensible,” said Shashank Srivastava, who had travelled on he Tejas Express on its inaugural ride from Mumbai. “The booking in Tejas Express may go up slowly for August in days to come. We have also provided 100 more trains for passengers to cater to the festive rush to Konkan,” said L K Verma, Chief Public Relations officer, Konkan Railway.

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Jul 15 2017 (16:44)
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Re# 2353404-3            Tags   Past Edits
it should be extended to MAO.
kkw and thvm(instead krml) must

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Mohd Arif*^~
Jul 02 2017 (00:20)
local name cant be same as original name
Jul 01 2017 (22:40)   CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus (18 PFs)   Station - Name & Address

SUNIT C~   25 Conf TLs   12 Void TLs
Local Name: Mumbai Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus
Regional Name: मुंबई छत्रपती शिवाजी महाराज टर्मिनस
Hindi Name: मुम्बई छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज टर्मिनस
Opp. BMC Building, Dr. Dadabhai Naoroji Road, Fort, Mumbai 400001

Jun 29 2017 (19:32)   (previous value)
Timeline Entry# 1437150
by: sripathinayak731
Local Name: Victoria Terminus (VT), Bombay
Regional Name: मुंबई छत्रपती शिवाजी महाराज टर्मिनस
Hindi Name: मुम्बई छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज टर्मिनस
Opp. BMC Building, Dr. Dadabhai Naoroji Road, Fort, Mumbai 400001

1 posts - Sun Jul 02, 2017

Jul 02 2017 (19:53)
SUNIT C~   1937 blog posts   202 correct pred (72% accurate)
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Jul 02 2017 (21:05)
Mohd Arif*^~   15103 blog posts   1517 correct pred (80% accurate)
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Only mod sir can change main english name ,,

Jul 03 2017 (11:27)
SUNIT C~   1937 blog posts   202 correct pred (72% accurate)
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Jul 05 2017 (20:35)
SUNIT C~   1937 blog posts   202 correct pred (72% accurate)
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That's why I tagged #moderator sir

Jul 05 2017 (21:21)
Mohd Arif*^~   15103 blog posts   1517 correct pred (80% accurate)
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Sorry sir ,ye msg automatically post ho gaya again
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Jun 17 2017 (12:24)
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Two legends are Ahead for crossing.
Tejas exp, Janshatabdi exp...
Batao kon loop loop hota he

Jun 17 2017 (12:37)
राजस्थान संपर्क क्रांति एक्सप्रेस🅰🅿^~   3983 blog posts   1689 correct pred (80% accurate)
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Jun 17 2017 (12:44)
राजस्थान संपर्क क्रांति एक्सप्रेस🅰🅿^~   3983 blog posts   1689 correct pred (80% accurate)
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3 masters waiting for u
MAO raj.

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Jun 12 2017 (16:02)   गोवा से तीन घंटे की देरी से चली तेजस, ऐसे एक मिनट पहले पहुंच गई मुंबई

Shiv Kumar Mishra*^~   87 news posts
Entry# 2317437   News Entry# 305117         Tags   Past Edits
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मुंबई. गोवा से तीन घंटे की देरी से मुंबई के लिए रवाना हुई तेजस एक्सप्रेस सबको हैरात में डालते हुए रविवार को अपने समय से एक मिनट पहले मुंबई पहुंची। गौरतलब है कि, तेजस एक्सप्रेस एक लग्जरी ट्रेन है जो 200 kmph की रफ्तार से दौड़ सकती है। स्पीड बढाकर किया यह कारनामा...

- ट्रेन के एक मिनट पहले पहुंचने पर यात्री और रेलवे के कर्मचारी भी हैरत में पड़ गए। कोंकण रेलवे के चीफ पीआरओ एल के वर्मा ने बताया कि टाइमटेबल में बदलाव के कारण ही तेजस अपने समय
से लगभग 3 घंटे पीछे हो गई थी।
- उन्होंने कहा- "ट्रेन को कुडल स्टेशन पर 17 मिनट, रत्नागिरी पर 1 घंटा पनवेल पर फिर 14 मिनट की देरी हुई। ऐसे में देरी को ध्यान में रखते हुए ट्रेन की रफ्तार जरूरत के मुताबिक बढ़ाई गई। देरी को देखते हुए तेजस एक्सप्रेस को कर्मली से कुडल स्टेशन के बीच 153 किलोमीटर की स्पीड, कुडल से रत्नागिरी स्टेशन के बीच 137 kmph और फिर रत्नागिरी से पनवेल के बीच 125 kmph की रफ्तार से दौड़ाया गया।"
- इस तरह तेजस ने अपना खोया हुआ समय वापिस हासिल कर लिया और मुंबई अपने तय शेड्यूल पर पहुंच गई। ट्रेन सुबह 10:30 बजे गोवा से चली और शाम 7:44 पर मुंबई पहुंच गई।

पहली जर्नी में गायब हुए थे हेडफोन, तोड़ दी गई थी स्क्रीन
- लग्जरी फैसिलिटीज वाली तेजस एक्सप्रेस के पहले सफर में ही सैकड़ों हेडफोन्स गायब हो गए थे। वहीं, सीटों के साथ लगी एलसीडी स्क्रीन पर भी स्क्रैच नजर आए।
- गोवा से मुंबई लौटते वक्त कई पैसेंजर्स ने ट्रेन के कोच और टॉयलेट्स में गंदगी की शिकायतें कीं थी। रेलवे के पीआरओ नरेंद्र पाटिल ने को बताया था कि, ''सफर की शुरुआत में पैसेंजर्स के मनोरंजन के लिए हेडफोन बांटे गए थे। लेकिन उन्हें वापस करने का एलान नहीं किया, हमें ऐसी उम्मीद नहीं थी कि पैसेंजर्स इन्हें साथ ले जाएंगे।'

9 posts - Mon Jun 12, 2017

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Jun 12 2017 (16:24)
SUNIT C~   1937 blog posts   202 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2317437-11            Tags   Past Edits
Media walo Ko inflated distance ke bare me knowledge nai hota...usme unki,bhi galati nai....bahut se rail employees Ko bhi inflated distance ke bare pata nai rehata...
To media Ko info hona dur ki baat he...

Jun 12 2017 (16:28)
HS GD SKD pride of NER~   2820 blog posts   73 correct pred (80% accurate)
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Ha yeh sahi kaha is section ka official distance kaafi inflated hai real distance se. Agar avg speed inflated distance se dekhe to 100 above aayegi kaafi sections me.

Jun 12 2017 (16:35)
SUNIT C~   1937 blog posts   202 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2317437-13            Tags   Past Edits
On 11 June midnight

01:00 AM Tejas empty rake departs CST
10:00 AM empty rake arrives KRMI after overtaking (Rajya Rani Konkan Kanya, NZM TVC and RN MAO Passenger)

departs KRMI @ 10:30 hrs (Rescheduled by 3 hours)

17:13 : KR Hands over Tejas to CR with 18 mins delay

19:44 : Tejas arrived CST 1 min BT
Info by SVI sir

Jun 12 2017 (16:54)
Finally Captured LHBfied Shan e Punjab Express^~   40161 blog posts   28489 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2317437-14            Tags   Past Edits
Empty rake??

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Jun 12 2017 (19:27)
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syestem me wrong info feed hui.
tejas 10 june se monsoon tt pe chalne wali thi lekin IRCTC pe 10 june as regular timetable ka booking hua...
inaugural ka jo notification tha usme bhi 10 june se monsoon tt mentioned kiya tha...
agar plan se hota to 10 ko tejas rake monsoon tt se goa jata aur 11 ko return journey se mumbai
lekin date issue ke baje se tejas ko 10 june ko bhi regular tt pe bhagaya aur 11 june ko karmali se return journey ke liye empty rake raat ko goa bhej diya..

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Jun 12 2017 (13:19)   Tejas Express raises the bar; reaches Mumbai before scheduled time despite 3 hours delay

Jayashree   36962 news posts
Entry# 2317225   News Entry# 305102         Tags   Past Edits
Goa/Mumbai: If you are a frequent traveller with the Indian Railways, there are high chances that you have, on a number of occasions, reached your destination late. However, passengers waiting at Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus on Sunday were in for a pleasant surprise.
The newly-appointed Tejas Express arrived a minute ahead of schedule, after it had left Kamali station in Goa three hours late, reports The Hindustan Times. Almost everyday travellers suffer due to delay in arrivals but with the inception of this new express, things are set to change.
The luxury train –
capable of travelling at speeds excess of 200km/hr - galloped at a peak speed of 153 km/hr to reach Mumbai on time, despite being almost 180 minutes late. It covered 750 km as it left Goa at 10.30am and reached Mumbai at 7.44pm, reported HT.
As per the report, this was the first train journey scheduled in the new Monsoon timetable and the superior train will travel thrice a week from Mumbai and will leave from Goa the next day.
It was also reported that the train was delayed due to the late arrival of an empty coach, thus changing the timetable. The train reached Kudal approximately two hours and 17 minutes late and reached Ratnagiri an hour late.
By the time it reached Panvel, the delay was reduced to a mere 14 minutes. And by the time it reached Mumbai, the deficit was reduced to just one minute.
The luxury Tejas Express was flagged off on May 22 and is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment like Wi-Fi, infotainment systems, and much more.
The train, on completing its maiden trip, met with a bizarre incident, as passengers stole headphones connected to the infotainment systems, apart from damaging other items.

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Jun 12 2017 (15:55)
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Actually it happens because of system fault.
From 10 June monsoon schedule started over KR and TEJAS should run on a monsoon schedule. Even Tejas exp inaugural notification in news paper mentioned from 10 June it would be run on monsoon schedule.
But on IRCTC system 10june entered for regural run. So CR/KR send back empty rack to karmali on 11june midnight.
It departed
cstm at around 1-2am and reached karmali because of someone mistake this gone happened.

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Jun 12 2017 (16:13)
SUNIT C~   1937 blog posts   202 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2317225-7            Tags   Past Edits
Train 153km/hr par nai bhagaya gays...wo media walo ne inflated distance se speed calculate kiya isliye jada aata...
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