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 Pune - Howrah Pune AC Duronto Express (12222).
Nagpur to Pune Howrah Pune AC Duronto Express (12222) departs from Nagpur station (NGP) at and arrives Pune Jn station (PUNE) at . Nagpur to Pune duronto fare is Rs.3485 in First AC, Rs.2175 in Third AC and Rs.3040 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Howrah Pune duronto is the fastest train between Kolkata and Pune. All other trains on this route take no less than 31 Hours to complete the journey. Howrah railway station that has largest number of platforms (23) in India and is also said to be the busiest railway station in India.
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 Pune - Nagpur Pune Garib Rath Express (12114).
Nagpur to Pune Nagpur Pune Garib Rath Express (12114) departs from Nagpur station (NGP) at and arrives Pune Jn station (PUNE) at . Nagpur to Pune garib-rath fare is Rs.845 in Third AC for this train. In Nagpur Pune Garib Rath Express (12114), seat availability status is GNWL348/WL91 in Third AC (3A) with 52% 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. 3 humsafar trains run from Nagpur to Pune - Nagpur Pune Humsafar Express (11418), Santragachi Pune Humsafar Express (20822) and Ajni Pune Humsafar Express (22140).
Nagpur to Pune Nagpur Pune Humsafar Express (11418) departs from Nagpur station (NGP) at and arrives Pune Jn station (PUNE) at . Nagpur to Pune humsafar fare is Rs.1380 in Third AC for this train.
Nagpur to Pune Santragachi Pune Humsafar Express (20822) departs from Nagpur station (NGP) at and arrives Pune Jn station (PUNE) at . Nagpur to Pune humsafar fare is Rs.1430 in Third AC and Rs.530 in Sleeper for this train. In Santragachi Pune Humsafar Express (20822), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 318 in Third AC (3A) and seat availability status is RLWL58/WL41 in Sleeper (SL) with 45% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
Nagpur to Pune Ajni Pune Humsafar Express (22140) departs from Ajni station (AJNI) at and arrives Pune Jn station (PUNE) at . Nagpur to Pune humsafar fare is Rs.1425 in Third AC for this train. In Ajni Pune Humsafar Express (22140), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 162 in Third AC (3A) for tomorrow.
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