Good News for Indian Railways' Ahmedabad-Mumbai passengers; IRCTC to launch second Tejas Express
IRCTC Alert: After the successful launch of the first Tejas Express on Lucknow-Delhi route, the IRCTC is mulling to launch second Tejas Express on Indian Railways' Mumbai-Ahmedabad route.
IRCTC Alert: After the successful launch of first Tejas Express on 4th October 2019 on the Lucknow-Delhi route, the Indian Railways Public Sector Undertaking Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is soon going to launch second Tejas Express on Ahmedabad-Mumbai route. The IRCTC is mulling to start second Tejas Express services for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai railway passengers after logging Rs 70 lakh profit in the first Tejas Express running between Lucknow-Delhi rail route. This profit itself enough to understand that Tejas Express has received rave response in the rail passenger market and has been operating at decent occupancy levels.
Along with a host of features and facilities which is being offered by IRCTC to the passengers of its Tejas Express such as exclusive food and beverage services, on-board security, housekeeping and infotainment services, IRCTC is offering a comprehensive and one of its own travel insurance without any additional costs to the passengers.
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This complimentary travel insurance with coverage of Rs 25 lakhs being offered to each and every passenger travelling in IRCTC Tejas Express besides general travel insurance coverage also includes exclusive coverage of Rs 1 lakh against household theft/robbery during the travel period of the passengers. In case of accidental death and permanent total disablement, an insurance claim of Rs 25 lakh will be handed out. For partial disbursement, an amount of up to Rs. 15 lakhs and up to Rs. 5 lakhs for emergency hospitalization will be handed out to the passengers of the IRCTC Tejas Express.
Besides, this special feature, in a first of its own, IRCTC is also paying a compensation of Rs 100 in case the train during its run, is delayed by more than one hour and Rs 250 in case of delay of more than two hours to every passenger as compensation. IRCTC is offering this complimentary special travel insurance facility to the passengers of IRCTC Tejas Express through M/s Liberty General Insurance Company Limited – a Mumbai based private insurance company.
This unique complimentary travel insurance product being offered by IRCTC for the passengers of its Tejas Express has become the unique selling point of these premium passenger trains and is being widely appreciated by the rail passengers.