Passengers Fall Ill After Consuming Food On Mumbai-Bound Tejas Express

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The IRCTC has issued a show-cause notice to the caterer of Tejas Express.

Passengers expressed unease and pain after having breakfast served on the train.

Tejas Express, which was launched on Goa-Mumbai route in June as India's first semi-high speed full AC train, has been in news mostly for controversies.

It further stated that the train departed at 9 am from Karmali and 230 passengers were served breakfast on board.

There are tea and coffee vending machines and snack tables at each coach as catering facility for passengers in the new designed coaches. Ratnagiri station. numerous passengers While railway authorities would not travelling in C-l, C-2, C-5 and C-7 coaches confirm which food item led to the situa- suffered from uneasiness, while some oth- tion, the problem was reported after pas- ers were vomiting and suffering from loose sengers were served soup and bread sticks motions.


The catering of Tejas Express is managed by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). "Though they were given immediate medical attention, I am tensed about my son as he was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit", Raman Taing said.

The passengers were headed towards Mumbai.

According to the Newspaper, In an official communication, IRCTC assured of strict action.

A group of seven passengers complained of nausea and were attended to by onboard supervisor. But, they are still under observation of the doctors of the private hospital, where they were taken to.

The train was stopped at Chiplun in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. His son Purohit was admitted to Lifecare Hospital. Food samples, including the soup sachets, were taken for testing. "After couple of hours, more passengers complained of similar symptoms".

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