Rajdhani express are premium category trains by the Indian Railways that redefines luxury travelling in India. It is a fully air-conditioned train which connects country capital (Delhi) with state capitals. That is why they are called 'Rajdhani' which translates to 'Capital' in English. These train runs at very high speed and therefore it usually takes least time to reach destination compared to other trains on the same route. Mumbai rajdhani is the fastest rajdhani train which attains a maximum speed of 140 kmph on some stretch. Rajdhani Express offers catering facilities inside the train the fare of which is included in ticket fare. Rajdhani trains have 3 classes - First AC (1A), AC II-tier (2A) and AC III-tier (3A) only and they are coupled with LHB coaches that have higher safety features. The ticket fare for Rajdhani is maximum amongst all trains on the same route and has dynamic fare (Flexi Fare) system. Waitlisted passengers are strictly not allowed inside this train. Rajdhani train coaches are usually painted in red with a grey colored strip outside. 1 rajdhani train runs from Gurgaon to Delhi - Swarna Jayanti Rajdhani Express (12957).
Gurgaon to Delhi Swarna Jayanti Rajdhani Express (12957) departs from Gurgaon station (GGN) at and arrives New Delhi station (NDLS) at . Gurgaon to Delhi rajdhani fare is Rs.1425 in First AC, Rs.625 in Third AC and Rs.855 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Swarna jayanti Rajdhani is the second shortest rajdhani train after Jammu Tawi Rajdhani, having 8 stops between New Delhi and Ahmedabad, largest city and former capital of Gujarat. It was the last Rajdhani train of the 20th century having introduced in the year 1997. Since it was launched in 50th Year of India's Independence, it was named Swarn Jayanti meaning Golden Jubilee.
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. 1 shatabdi train runs from Gurgaon to Delhi - Daurai (Ajmer) New Delhi Shatabdi Express (12016).
Gurgaon to Delhi Daurai (Ajmer) New Delhi Shatabdi Express (12016) departs from Gurgaon station (GGN) at and arrives New Delhi station (NDLS) at . Gurgaon to Delhi shatabdi fare is Rs.270 in Chair Car and Rs.550 in Executive Class for this train which includes meal charges also. Although Ajmer Shatabdi is not the fastest train between these two pair of stations but is definitely a best choice in terms of facilities and comfort it offers. This is a long Shatabdi train having 8 stops in between. It takes a maximum halt of 5 mins at pink city Jaipur station.
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 Gurgaon to Delhi - Ajmer Delhi Sarai Rohilla Jan Shatabdi Express (12065).
Gurgaon to Delhi Ajmer Delhi Sarai Rohilla Jan Shatabdi Express (12065) departs from Gurgaon station (GGN) at and arrives Delhi Sarai Rohilla station (DEE) at . Gurgaon to Delhi jan-shatabdi fare is Rs.270 in Chair Car and Rs.70 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 Gurgaon to Delhi - Mumbai Bandra (T.) Delhi Sarai Rohilla Garib Rath Express (12216).
Gurgaon to Delhi Mumbai Bandra (T.) Delhi Sarai Rohilla Garib Rath Express (12216) departs from Gurgaon station (GGN) at and arrives Delhi Sarai Rohilla station (DEE) at . Gurgaon to Delhi garib-rath fare is Rs.250 in Third AC for this train.
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 Gurgaon to Delhi - Jaipur Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Double Decker Express (12985).
Gurgaon to Delhi Jaipur Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Double Decker Express (12985) departs from Gurgaon station (GGN) at and arrives Delhi Sarai Rohilla station (DEE) at .
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