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. 3 rajdhani trains run from Nagpur to Gwalior - Chennai Central Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (12433), Bilaspur New Delhi Rajdhani Express (12441) and KSR Bengaluru Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (22691).
Nagpur to Gwalior Chennai Central Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (12433) departs from Nagpur station (NGP) at and arrives Gwalior Jn station (GWL) at . Nagpur to Gwalior rajdhani fare is Rs.3165 in First AC, Rs.1975 in Third AC and Rs.2750 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Chennai Rajdhani came into existence from the year 1993. It is a bi-weekly train connecting Tamil Nadu (Chennai) to the capital city. This train is not the fastest train on this route but stands very close to Duronto Express on the same route with the difference in total duration of just 20 mins.
Nagpur to Gwalior Bilaspur New Delhi Rajdhani Express (12441) departs from Nagpur station (NGP) at and arrives Gwalior Jn station (GWL) at . Nagpur to Gwalior rajdhani fare is Rs.3150 in First AC, Rs.1965 in Third AC and Rs.2740 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Bilaspur Rajdhani connects New Delhi to the state of Chhattisgarh. This is one of those Rajdhanis that does not originate or terminate to a state capital. Bilaspur Rajdhani is again a long train consisting of 20 coaches in total. It consists of 6 AC II tier coaches which is maximum in any Rajdhani after Patna Rajdhani which has 7.
Nagpur to Gwalior KSR Bengaluru Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (22691) departs from Nagpur station (NGP) at and arrives Gwalior Jn station (GWL) at . Nagpur to Gwalior rajdhani fare is Rs.3070 in First AC, Rs.1885 in Third AC and Rs.2660 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. In KSR Bengaluru Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (22691), seat availability status is RLWL1/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 89% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is RLWL2/WL2 in Second AC (2A) with 92% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is RLWL11/WL5 in Third AC (3A) with 90% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. Although Banglore Rajdhani is not the fastest train on this route, but is definitely a favourite choice due to its brand image. Earlier this Rajdhani used to run as train number 22691/2 five days a week and as train number 22693/4 on remaining 2 days a week. But train number 22693/4 has been discontinued and train number 22691/2 is extended to all days of the week effective July 02, 2017. This is the only Rajdhani that has seen numerous changes in days of operations right from the start. Now it has been settled down with operating all days a week.
Duronto express is a newer premium class of train which runs as fast as Rajdhanis. Duronto word comes from restless in Bengali as these trains had no intermediate commercial stops when they started. But since Indian Railways incurred losses for these trains, some technical stops were converted to commercial stops. On some routes (such as Delhi-Kolkata) they take lesser time than corresponding Rajdhani express. Unlike rajdhani some durontos also have non-air conditioned sleeper class. Thus, Duronto trains have classes First AC (1A), AC II-tier, AC III-tier and Sleeper. Bed-rolls in sleeper class of Mixed Duronto Express trains will be supplied to passengers on demand, on payment of stipulated charges. Duronto trains are distinguished by vibrant and colorful vinyl coating on the outer surface of the coaches. 1 duronto train runs from Nagpur to Gwalior - Chennai Central Hazrat Nizamuddin Duronto Express (12269).
Nagpur to Gwalior Chennai Central Hazrat Nizamuddin Duronto Express (12269) departs from Nagpur station (NGP) at and arrives Gwalior Jn station (GWL) at . Nagpur to Gwalior duronto fare is Rs.3070 in First AC, Rs.1885 in Third AC, Rs.2660 in Second AC and Rs.680 in Sleeper for this train which includes meal charges also. Chennai duronto (12269) is the fastest train from Chennai to Delhi route. But the down train 12270 which runs from Delhi to Chennai takes few minutes more than Chennai Rajdhani and Garibrath. Chennai which was formerly known as Madras is an important station of Tamil Nadu. There are some first credits to the history of Chennai city. It was the first city to have Wi-Fi facility in a widespread manner. Was also the the first British settlement city in India. Chennai has the second longest beach of the world - Marina Beach.
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 Nagpur to Gwalior - Chennai Central Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express (12611).
Nagpur to Gwalior Chennai Central Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express (12611) departs from Nagpur station (NGP) at and arrives Gwalior Jn station (GWL) at . Nagpur to Gwalior garib-rath fare is Rs.755 in Third AC for this train.
Sampark Kranti is a series of express trains in India that connects different states of India to the national capital - New Delhi. Sampark in Hindi means connectivity while Kranti is also a word in Hindi language meaning revolution. Thus these trains have revolutionized the state connectivity with center. These trains have a combination of all the classes - AC, Sleeper and Unreserved coaches. Sampark Kranti trains are for long distance journeys. These trains are named after states and Sampark Kranti train for a particular state has most of the stoppages in that state only. 1 sampark-kranti train runs from Nagpur to Gwalior - Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (Via Kacheguda) (12649).
Nagpur to Gwalior Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (Via Kacheguda) (12649) departs from Nagpur station (NGP) at and arrives Gwalior Jn station (GWL) at . Nagpur to Gwalior sampark-kranti fare is Rs.2705 in First AC, Rs.225 in None, Rs.1125 in Third AC, Rs.1600 in Second AC and Rs.425 in Sleeper for this train.
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