India’s first private train, Tejas Express, which started in October after seven months, is set to close once again. IRCTC has announced that it will cancel the Lucknow to Delhi and Mumbai to Ahmedabad Tejas Express trains. The Tejas Express is being closed due to non-availability of passengers. The train was shut down on March 19 due to a lockdown imposed to curb the Coronavirus epidemic. Mumbai to Ahmedabad Tejas Express resumed its operations from October 17.
Tejas Express between Lucknow and New Delhi will be closed from November 23, while the Tejas Express between Ahmedabad and Mumbai will be closed from November 24. IRCTC said in a statement that it has decided to cancel all departures of Tejas trains due to vacant seats due to the Coronavirus epidemic.