Indian Railways Will Pay Rs 4 Lakh To Tejas Express Passengers After Train Delayed By 2 Hours!
Tejas Express will pay a compensation of Rs 4.5 lakh to 2,035 passengers. Many were strandedasthe train arrived late at New Delhi Railway Station on Saturday and Sunday.
Why Tejas Express Will Pay A Compensation?
The IRCTC on Tuesday said that it will pay a compensation of Rs 4.5 lakh to 2,035 passengers of Tejas Express for the late running of the trains on Saturday and Sunday.
“For the first time, Rs 3,93,500 will be returned on the claim of 1,574 passengers. For Sunday’s journey, 561 passengers will get 100 rupees for a delay of more than an hour. In this way, a total of 2,035 passengers will get Rs 4,49,600 as compensation.”
Speaking to India Today TV, IRCTC Chief Regional Manager Ajit Kumar Sinha
Tejas Express passengers are entitled to compensation of Rs 100 if the train is one hour late and Rs 250 if the train is two hours or more late. The IRCTC will have to pay Rs 4,49,600 as compensation to a total of 2,035 passengers.
Why Tejas Express Was Late?
After heavy rains on Saturday, the Tejas Express arrived two and a half hours late due to a signal failure at the New Delhi train station.
The Lucknow-Delhi Tejas was delayed for approximately one hour even on Sunday.
According to IRCTC Tejas Express left Lucknow Junction on Saturday at the scheduled time of 6:10 am. But the train had to halt due to signal malfunction and thus Tejas Express reached New Delhi station two hours late and Tejas Express on its way to Lucknow was also delayed.