Shatabdi express is a premium category full air-conditioned train that connects important cities of India. These are the fastest trains in India which can run at over 150 kmph. These trains runs for short distances only and are not for overnight journeys. Shatabdi trains have only seating arrangements. They are equipped with safer LHB coaches. The first Shatabdi Express train was introduced in 1988 to commemorate the birth centenary of Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. These train offers catering facilities and the food fare is included in ticket cost. Shatabdi trains have classes Chair Car (CC) and Executive Class(EC). These are best alternative to bus journeys. 3 shatabdi trains run from Ambala to Beas - New Delhi Amritsar Shatabdi Express (12013), New Delhi Amritsar Swarna Jayanti Shatabdi Express (12029) and New Delhi Amritsar Shatabdi Express (12031).
Ambala to Beas New Delhi Amritsar Shatabdi Express (12013) departs from Ambala Cant Jn station (UMB) at and arrives Beas station (BEAS) at . Ambala to Beas shatabdi fare is Rs.755 in Chair Car, Rs.1255 in Executive Anubhuti and Rs.1095 in Executive Class for this train which includes meal charges also. Amritsar Shatabdi is the fastest train between New Delhi and Amritsar. Although, there are 3 Shatabdi trains dedicated to this route, Amritsar Shatabdi number 12013/14 takes the least time of 6 hours to reach its destination. Also this Shatabdi runs all days of week while the other two Shatabdi train doesn't run all days of week and are weekly trains.
Ambala to Beas New Delhi Amritsar Swarna Jayanti Shatabdi Express (12029) departs from Ambala Cant Jn station (UMB) at and arrives Beas station (BEAS) at . Ambala to Beas shatabdi fare is Rs.625 in Chair Car and Rs.945 in Executive Class for this train which includes meal charges also. New Delhi - Amritsar Swarna Shatabdi is a morning Shatabdi train leaving New Delhi at 07:20 AM. It takes 25 minutes extra compared to its evening Shatabdi 12013/14 that runs via Sirhind Jn on the same route. While Swarna Shatabdi 12029/30 runs via Rajpura Junction.
Ambala to Beas New Delhi Amritsar Shatabdi Express (12031) departs from Ambala Cant Jn station (UMB) at and arrives Beas station (BEAS) at . Ambala to Beas shatabdi fare is Rs.625 in Chair Car and Rs.945 in Executive Class for this train which includes meal charges also. Amritsar Shatabdi runs exactly along the route of Swarna Shatabdi. The only difference being in the days of running. So one can say, Swarna Shatabdi runs by the train number 12031 on every Thursday.
Jan Shatabdi express as the name indicates is the shatabdi express for Jan (common mass). Basically these trains are an affordable version of Shatabdi trains in India. Therefore Jan Shatabdi trains have either seating arrangements as air-conditioned Chair Car (CC) or non air-conditioned Second Seating (2S) coaches. These are very pocket friendly compared to other trains on same route. These trains are for short distances and does not run overnight just like Shatabdi trains. It does not have onboard catering services which is there in Shatabdi trains. In general these trains are painted in white and blue combination with window panes painted either white or blue. 1 jan-shatabdi train runs from Ambala to Beas - Haridwar Amritsar Jan Shatabdi Express (12053).
Ambala to Beas Haridwar Amritsar Jan Shatabdi Express (12053) departs from Ambala Cant Jn station (UMB) at and arrives Beas station (BEAS) at . Ambala to Beas jan-shatabdi fare is Rs.425 in Chair Car and Rs.125 in Second Seater for this train.
The concept of Garib Rath started with the vision to provide air conditioned berths at a comparatively low price for the people who could not afford to travel in AC coaches. Garib-rath phrase translates to poor man's chariot in English. The fare in this train is almost two-thirds of regular third ac fare. Usually Garib Rath have Third AC (3A) class only excepting some 1-2 trains which also have Chair Car (CC) class. The compartments of these train coaches have 9 berths making an extra space for side middle berth which is not there in any other train in India. In case passengers want to have bedrolls they need to pay separately for it. Some garib-raths run as fast as rajdhani, but they have lesser priority for track clearance compared to them. These trains are painted green with a yellow colored strip along the window panes. 1 garib-rath train runs from Ambala to Beas - Saharsa Amritsar Garib Rath Express (12203).
Ambala to Beas Saharsa Amritsar Garib Rath Express (12203) departs from Ambala Cant Jn station (UMB) at and arrives Beas station (BEAS) at . Ambala to Beas garib-rath fare is Rs.335 in Chair Car and Rs.385 in Third AC for this train.
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