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Railway Unions Protest Against IRCTC's Tejas Express

Terming The Launch Of The Tejas Express On Friday As A 'black Day', Members Of The Railway Unions Carrying Banners And Shouting Slogans Gathered In Front Of The Divisional Railway Manager’s Office.

PTI | Updated on: 04 Oct 2019, 05:16:01 PM
All India Railway Men’s Federation said it is observing the day as ‘virodh diwas’.

All India Railway Men’s Federation said it is observing the day as ‘virodh diwas’. (Photo Credit: Twitter)

New Delhi:

Railway unions on Friday protested against the IRCTC’s Tejas Express, the country’s first “private” train, flagged off by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow.

The All India Railway Men’s Federation (AIRF) said it is observing the day as ‘virodh diwas’ across the network against the first “private” train Tejas and the railway board’s decision to give another 150 trains to the private sector.

Terming the launch of the Tejas express on Friday as a 'black day', members of the railway unions carrying banners and shouting slogans gathered in front of the divisional railway manager’s office here.

The new IRCTC Tejas Express train, which will run between Lucknow and New Delhi, cuts the time travelled between the two cities to six hours 15 minutes from the six hours 40 minutes taken by the Swarna Shatabdi, currently the fastest train on the route.

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First Published : 04 Oct 2019, 05:16:01 PM
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