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. 1 rajdhani train runs from Ratlam Jn to Sawai Madhopur - August Kranti Rajdhani Express (12953).
Ratlam Jn to Sawai Madhopur August Kranti Rajdhani Express (12953) departs from Ratlam Jn station (RTM) at and arrives Sawai Madhopur station (SWM) at . Ratlam Jn to Sawai Madhopur rajdhani fare is Rs.1805 in First AC, Rs.1115 in Third AC and Rs.1555 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. August Kranti is second Rajdhani that connects Delhi with Mumbai. This train made its maiden run way later than Mumbai Rajdhani on Jan 01, 1992. This Rajdhani is named after the August Kranti maidan of Mumbai from where Quit India Movement started in the year 1942. It has three stoppages in Mumbai (Borivali, Andheri and Mumbai Central) whereas Mumbai Rajdhani has 2 stoppages in Mumbai (Borivali and Mumbai Central) and takes approx 1 hour more than other Rajdhani to reach destination.
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 Ratlam Jn to Sawai Madhopur - Mumbai Central Jaipur AC Duronto Express (12239).
Ratlam Jn to Sawai Madhopur Mumbai Central Jaipur AC Duronto Express (12239) departs from Ratlam Jn station (RTM) at and arrives Sawai Madhopur station (SWM) at . Ratlam Jn to Sawai Madhopur duronto fare is Rs.1895 in First AC, Rs.1185 in Third AC and Rs.1625 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Mumbai Jaipur Duronto is the fastest train connecting Mumbai - the entertainment capital of India to Jaipur - the pink city of India. Not very old train, this duronto started its operations from Ap