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 Pune to Manmad Jn - Pune Howrah AC Duronto Express (12221).
Pune to Manmad Jn Pune Howrah AC Duronto Express (12221) departs from Pune Jn station (PUNE) at and arrives Manmad Jn station (MMR) at . Pune to Manmad Jn duronto fare is Rs.1800 in First AC, Rs.1175 in Third AC and Rs.1560 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 Pune to Manmad Jn - Pune Nagpur Garib Rath Express (12113).
Pune to Manmad Jn Pune Nagpur Garib Rath Express (12113) departs from Pune Jn station (PUNE) at and arrives Manmad Jn station (MMR) at . Pune to Manmad Jn garib-rath fare is Rs.450 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. 2 sampark-kranti trains run from Pune to Manmad Jn - Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (Via Hubballi) (12629) and Yesvantpur Chandigarh Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (22685).
Pune to Manmad Jn Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (Via Hubballi) (12629) departs from Pune Jn station (PUNE) at and arrives Manmad Jn station (MMR) at . Pune to Manmad Jn sampark-kranti fare is Rs.1415 in First AC, Rs.120 in None, Rs.605 in Third AC, Rs.845 in Second AC and Rs.240 in Sleeper for this train.
Pune to Manmad Jn Yesvantpur Chandigarh Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (22685) departs from Pune Jn station (PUNE) at and arrives Manmad Jn station (MMR) at . Pune to Manmad Jn sampark-kranti fare is Rs.1415 in First AC, Rs.120 in None, Rs.605 in Third AC, Rs.845 in Second AC and Rs.240 in Sleeper for this train.
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 Pune to Manmad Jn - Pune Habibganj Humsafar Express (22171).
Pune to Manmad Jn Pune Habibganj Humsafar Express (22171) departs from Pune Jn station (PUNE) at and arrives Manmad Jn station (MMR) at . Pune to Manmad Jn humsafar fare is Rs.980 in Third AC for this train.
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