The Vande Bharat Express, which runs between New Delhi to Varanasi, to be operated with Tejas. Vande Bharat Express, the first semi high speed train manufactured in the country, are being sent on 45 days leave. Maintenance work of it's coach will be done by Railways. Due to this, the Vande Bharat Express will be not operated for a month and a half from 16 February. Instead, the Railway will run Tejas Express on the respective route. Meanwhile, the Railways has also suspended reservations in the Vande Bharat Express from 16 February. Semi high-speed train Vande Bharat Express also known as Train-18, coaches are modern as well as capable of running at high speed. The operation of Vande Bharat Express was started in the month of Kumbh Mela in 2019 between New Delhi-Varanasi. This is the first time in almost two years that the coaches of Vande Bharat Express are being sent for maintenance. Vande Bharat Express is also known as Train-18. At present, it is the only train in the country with an average speed of more than 100 kilometers per hour.  It is discussed that along with maintenance, the trial of Vande Bharat Express will be done on the Varanasi Highspeed track. During this time, the Vande Bharat Express running on the Delhi-Kanpur-Prayagraj-Varanasi route to be operated with Tejas rake.

This train will run five days a week from 16 February. This will be the first time that Tejas coaches will arrive at Prayagraj and Varanasi. It is being told that during this period the booking of the train will be done only through IRCTC website. CPRO of North Central Railway Ajit Kumar Singh said that Tejas coaches will be used in place of Vande Bharat Express for 45 days now.

Booking in Vande Bharat Express has been discontinued from February 16. Tejas Express to be operated in place of Vande Bharat, booking will start once again from February 9 or 10 only after the Northern Railway issues a notification. Anshu Pandey, Sr. DCM, Prayagraj Division. Let us tell you that, there are four Tejas trains running in the country, in which 2 Tejas Express are being operated by IRCTC.

These are four Tejas trains, currently running on Indian Railways tracks

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus-Karmali Tejas Express is India's first semi-high-speed train.

Chennai Egmore-Madurai Junction Tejas Express is India's second semi-high speed Tejas Express.

Lucknow-New Delhi Tejas Express is India's first private train operated by IRCTC, a subsidiary of Indian Railways.

Ahmedabad-Mumbai Central Tejas Express is India's second private train operated by IRCTC.