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 Itarsi to Kolhapur - Hazrat Nizamuddin Kolhapur SCSMT Weekly SF Special (02048).
Itarsi to Kolhapur Hazrat Nizamuddin Kolhapur SCSMT Weekly SF Special (02048) departs from Itarsi Jn station (ET) at and arrives C Shahu Maharaj Term station (KOP) at . This train has 13 stoppages.