Although the first Texas Tejas Express, the high-speed train from Mumbai to Goa, began with much fanfare, the train returned to fewer helmets, damaging information and entertainment screens and waste strewn all over.
It was reported that the train Monday at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and returned to Goa Tuesday.
Although railroad officials have anticipated this sort of thing, the extent of the damage left them shocked. They now plan to appeal to passengers to avoid damage to the train.
Capable of operating at a speed of 200 km / h. Texas Express has several unique features, such as automatic doors, 9-inch entertainment screens for each seat, coffee and tea vending machines, vacuum bio-sanitation, Odourless and secure gateway.
At least 12 high-quality headphones intended for information and entertainment displays are missing, railroad sources said. Some screens have been scratched.
A passenger, who was travelling on the train on the second day, said that the train had not been properly cleaned. The food was not as good as the opening race, “he said.
A trip from Mumbai to the Karmali seat of the auto-chair on the train costs $ 1 190, while chair-seat management-Rs 2590
A trip from Mumbai to Ratnagiri in the costs of Rs835 wheelchair safety seat, while the executive office costs Rs 1785.
The train will run on the Mumbai-Goa route five days a week, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the non-monsoon period. The train will depart Bombay at 5 am and join Goa at 13:30. The train will start at 14:30 and will join Goa Mumbai at 11 pm.
During the monsoon season – between 10 and 31 October – it will be operating three times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.