Double decker express, as the name suggests, are 2 storeyed trains that can accommodate more number of passengers compared to other express or mail trains. These trains ply between important cities which are just a few hundred kilometres apart. These are fully AC coaches and have only seating facilities with Chair Car (CC) class. There is a ladder to climb up the upper deck of coach. These trains do not offer catering facilities. Double-decker Trains are usually painted in vibrant yellow and red color while some other express trains also have double decker non ac coaches. 1 double-decker train runs from Barkakana to Hatia - Jharkhand Swarna Jayanti SF Special Fare Special (via Barkakana) (02584).
Barkakana to Hatia Jharkhand Swarna Jayanti SF Special Fare Special (via Barkakana) (02584) departs from Barkakana station (BRKA) at and arrives Hatia station (HTE) at . This train has 4 stoppages. Barkakana to Hatia double-decker fare is Rs.545 in Third AC, Rs.90 in Second Seater, Rs.750 in Second AC and Rs.175 in Sleeper for this train.