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 Jakhal Jn to Kot Kapura - New Delhi Firozpur Cantt Shatabdi Express (12047).
Jakhal Jn to Kot Kapura New Delhi Firozpur Cantt Shatabdi Express (12047) departs from Jakhal Jn station (JHL) at and arrives Kot Kapura station (KKP) at . This train has 3 stoppages. Jakhal Jn to Kot Kapura shatabdi fare is Rs.495 in Chair Car and Rs.920 in Executive Class for this train which includes meal charges also. New Delhi Firozpur Cant is another Shatabdi train that runs off route. Started its services from December 18, 2014, this Shatabdi is the newest shatabdi by the Indian Railways. There are couple of trains connecting these two cities including Intercity Express, Mail trains and Express trains fastest being NDLS FZR Shatabdi (12047/48). Till October 7 last year it was running till Bhatinda only and was known as Bhatinda Shatabdi after which it was extended till Firozpur Cant.