New Delhi: Indian Railways is gearing up to unveil new services for its passengers that will be treated to cuisines curated by a celebrity chef coupled with ultra modern facilities to make a journey of world class in this new year.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said, “Despite challenges, we undertook several initiatives in 2016 which will bear fruits later. In 2017, we are looking to progress on the many new initiatives we have launched.”
Prabhu said, “Recently we launched Hamsafar Express. Before that Mahamanya and Gatimaan Express were also launched. Tejas will be launched in 2017.”
Tejas coaches will be equipped with 22 new features, including entertainment LCD screens for each passenger along with headphones sockets to redefine passengers’ travel experience.
The LCD screens will also be used to give passenger information related to safety instructions.
Quality catering service will be a part of Tejas fares like Rajdhani and Duronto trains and railways is considering an agreement with renowned chef Sanjeev Kapoor to finalise the menu shortly.
Indian Railways has recently taken many new steps in 2016 which are expected to give its result the current New Year.
Tejas train will be equipped with many modern facilities some of which are the first for Indian Railways. Besides, choicest cuisine and wi-fi facility, there will be toilet engagement boards on the train whose interior colour scheme will match the exterior to give Tejas passengers the feel of world class travel.