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 Allahabad to Igatpuri - Prayagraj Mumbai LTT AC Duronto Express (12294).
Allahabad to Igatpuri Prayagraj Mumbai LTT AC Duronto Express (12294) departs from Prayagraj Allahabad Junction station (PRYJ) at and arrives Igatpuri station (IGP) at . This train has 4 stoppages. Allahabad to Igatpuri duronto fare is Rs.4180 in First AC, Rs.1735 in Third AC and Rs.2460 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Mumbai Allahabad Duronto (12293/94) is the fastest option to travel from Mumbai to Allahabad. This long train which runs non stop between intermediary stations Bhusaval and Satna that is almost 750 Kms apart running for almost 9 hours and 40 minutes. This is the longest non stop stretch that any train runs in India to this date.