Passengers of Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express will now get free travel insurance of Rs 25 lakh along with luggage pick and drop service, exclusive lounges to relax and taxi and hotel bookings.
For the first time, IRCTC will fully manage the train services.
“Passengers of IRCTC’s Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express to get free Rs 25 lakh rail travel insurance. The passengers of this train will also be given the facility of using retiring rooms at Lucknow junction station and executive lounge at New Delhi Railway station and lounge for meetings on demand,” a railway document stated.
There will be no concessions, tatkal, privileges or duty passes on these trains and children above 5 will be charged full ticket fare.
Five seats each will be reserved for foreign tourists in Executive Class and AC Chair car.
The fare of the train will be dynamic according to seasonal demand, and will compete with bus and taxi on the same route, the official sources said.