Know Everything about IRCTC Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express Train

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IRCTC has come up with a new Tejas Express train for New Delhi to Lucknow route that will ply all six days except Tuesdays. It is the first private train introduced by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). Here’s more about Tejas Express train:


The initial timings announced by the Northern Railway is:

Departure from New Delhi: 3:35 PM to reach Lucknow at 10:05 PM

Departure from Lucknow: 6:10 AM to reach New Delhi at 12:25 PM

New Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express train is starting from 5th October 2019. However, the regular service of the Lucknow-New Delhi express is taking place from 6th October 2019.

Coaches & Stops

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This train consists of one executive AC chair car and nine AC chair car coaches. The stopover for this train is at Kanpur and Ghaziabad city en route in both the directions.


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IRCTC has decided to follow a ‘flexi fare’ scheme for the Lucknow-New Delhi Tejas Express train. It will be INR 1,125 for AC Chair Car, INR 2,310 for executive chair car.

For New Delhi to Lucknow Tejas Express, it will be priced at INR 1280 for AC chair car, INR 2450 for executive chair car.

Train Delays & Benefits

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If passengers have booked Lucknow-New Delhi Tejas Express train and it gets delay for over an hour, then they will get a remuneration of INR 100. Additionally, for a slow down of two hours and over, the passengers will get INR 250.

To avail the same, the travelers need to fill up a claim form with the insurance company available online or just dial a toll-free number to inform the same. You will have to fill up or tell the details of travel hours, delays timing, bank account details and PNR number. The insurance company will refund your money directly into the bank account.

Tatkal Reservation

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There will be no reservation for Tatkal Ticket in the Tejas Express. However, it may announce in the near future.

Cancellation and Refund

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If a traveler cancels the train ticket before 4 hours then there will be a deduction of INR 25 and the rest amount will be refunded online. For AC class passengers, there will be a deduction of INR 65 per passenger by Indian Railways.

If your ticket was in wait-listed and it is canceled by IRCTC due to the unavailability of seats in the train then, the full amount will be refunded.

Additional Benefits

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IRCTC has come up with a very great offer for all the passengers i.e. Insurance of Rs. 25 Lakh for the passengers traveling in Lucknow-New Delhi Tejas Express. This insurance cover consists of 1 lakh insurance against any robbery or theft during the journey.

Food Menu

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The food menu for passengers in the New Delhi-Lucknow train is filled with scrumptious dishes. There will be a catering charge of Rs. 185 for CC and Rs. 245 for Executive CC. the menu will have breakfast, lunch and dinner items including vegetarian and non vegetarian. The refreshments are also available for the passenger that will be served just before the end of the journey.  

So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and book your train tickets to reach New Delhi or Lucknow within a short time. This train journey will offer you lavish travel so why not to experience it once? Go ahead by booking your train tickets at EaseMyTrip.