According to reports, ahead of its launch on Monday, a window on the express was broken
A broken and damaged window on the new Tejas Express. Photo: Twitter (@ANI_news)
This is just one more incident that raises the same old question: do we Indians really deserve world-class public facilities, given that we can’t seem to help ourselves when it comes to somehow blemishing them (spitting, breaking, vandalising etc.)?
According to the Financial Express, a window of the Tejas express was found to be smashed on Saturday.The incident, according to India Today, took place after the new train left the Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala on Thursday.
Speaking to India Times on Sunday, DK Sharma, general manager, Central Railways, said, “We came to know that a few glasses were damaged, but it is not a serious issue. We will correct it.”
“The train is expected to reach Mumbai on Saturday. Once it arrives, we will inspect it and make the necessary repairs,” Sharma added.
The coaches will have tea and coffee vending machines, magazines and snacks tables. The Tejas Express is also equipped with close circuit television cameras and fire and smoke detection facilities for the security of passengers.| Read More…