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 Ludhiana to Hyderabad - Jammu Tawi Tirupati Humsafar Special (02278).
Ludhiana to Hyderabad Jammu Tawi Tirupati Humsafar Special (02278) departs from Ludhiana Jn station (LDH) at and arrives Secunderabad Jn station (SC) at . This train has 8 stoppages. In Jammu Tawi Tirupati Humsafar Special (02278), seat availability status is RLWL15/WL8 in Third AC (3A) with 62% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
Humsafar trains are long distance superfast trains that traverses overnight journeys. This is a new concept by the Indian Railways. Some Humsafar trains also run for more than 24 hours. Keeping in mind the middle class travellers, Humsafar was launched last year by the Former Railway Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu. It has only Third AC class coach and have optional meal service. This train follows dynamic pricing meaning fare increases as the seat availability decreases. However, these trains hold lesser priority than Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. Humsafar trains are equipped with modern day amenities and enhanced safety features. There are CCTV cameras fitted in every coach of Humsafar trains and there are charging points for each berth. One can also see current running speed of train on the LEDs fitted above doors. These trains are characterized by beautiful graffiti paint with vibrant sky blue color on outer surface of coaches. 1 humsafar train runs from Ludhiana to Hyderabad - Jammu Tawi Tirupati Humsafar Express (22706).
Ludhiana to Hyderabad Jammu Tawi Tirupati Humsafar Express (22706) departs from Ludhiana Jn station (LDH) at and arrives Secunderabad Jn station (SC) at . This train has 8 stoppages. Ludhiana to Hyderabad humsafar fare is Rs.2345 in Third AC for this train.