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. 2 shatabdi trains run from Kalka to Kurukshetra Jn - Kalka New Delhi Shatabdi Express (12006) and Kalka New Delhi Shatabdi Express (12012).
Kalka to Kurukshetra Jn Kalka New Delhi Shatabdi Express (12006) departs from Kalka station (KLK) at and arrives Kurukshetra Jn station (KKDE) at . Kalka to Kurukshetra Jn shatabdi fare is Rs.470 in Chair Car and Rs.720 in Executive Class for this train which includes meal charges also. Kalka Shatabdi is one of the shortest running Shatabdi trains in India. There are two Shatabdi trains that runs between New Delhi and Kalka on a daily basis. Kalka Shatabdi 12005/06 runs via Kurukshetra and has 3 stops in between New Delhi and Kalka. It was the first ever train in India to get a wi-fi facility.
Kalka to Kurukshetra Jn Kalka New Delhi Shatabdi Express (12012) departs from Kalka station (KLK) at and arrives Kurukshetra Jn station (KKDE) at . Kalka to Kurukshetra Jn shatabdi fare is Rs.505 in Chair Car and Rs.750 in Executive Class for this train which includes meal charges also. There are 2 Shatabdi trains running between New Delhi and Kalka. This Kalka Shatabdi (12011/12) runs via Panipat and runs in the morning hours (07:40 AM) which is the only difference between the two Kalka Shatabdi trains running on the same route. Kalka Shatabdi (12011/12) is an ISO certified train.
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