The Tejas Express is India’s first semi-high speed fully air-conditioned train Introduced by Indian Railways. It features modern onboard facilities with automatic doors.
These trains are among the fastest trains in India along with Rajdhani Express, Gatimaan Express, Shatabdi Express, Vande Bharat Express and Duronto Express and get the highest priority on the Indian railway network.
Speeding Chennai – Madurai Tejas Express : VIDEO
22671 Chennai – Madurai Tejas Express with RPM WAP7 #39000 speeds after its scheduled halt at Kodaikanal Road.
Video – Natarajan C.
The 22671/22672 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Junction Tejas Express is India’s second semi-high speed full AC train fleet introduced by Indian Railways connecting Chennai Egmore and Madurai Junction in Tamilnadu, after Mumbai CSMT – Karmali Tejas Express. It is currently being operated with 22671/22672 train numbers on six days a week basis.
The 22671/22672 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Junction Tejas Express presently has 1 AC Executive Chair Car, 12 AC Chair Car coaches along with 2 End-on Generator coaches.
As with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.
The 22671/22672 Chennai Egmore – Madurai Junction Tejas Express currently operates 6 days a week, covering 493 km in 6 hrs 30 mins (76 km/hr average speed).
The important halts of the train are Chennai Egmore, Tiruchirappalli Junction, Kodaikanal Road, Madurai Junction.