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 Sawantwadi Road to Ratnagiri - Thiruvananathapuram Central Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (12431).
Sawantwadi Road to Ratnagiri Thiruvananathapuram Central Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (12431) departs from Sawantwadi Road station (SWV) at and arrives Ratnagiri station (RN) at . Sawantwadi Road to Ratnagiri rajdhani fare is Rs.1555 in First AC, Rs.1005 in Third AC and Rs.1345 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Trivandrum Rajdhani is the longest running Rajdhani train. Trivandrum Rajdhani runs three times a week. This is the only Rajdhani whose time table seeks a change every year during monsoon season since it crosses Konkan region. It is allotted more time during monsoon as trains run slower during this time and the timings are reverted in October end when monsoon ends.
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 Sawantwadi Road to Ratnagiri - Kochuveli Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak (T.) Garib Rath Express (12202).
Sawantwadi Road to Ratnagiri Kochuveli Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak (T.) Garib Rath Express (12202) departs from Sawantwadi Road station (SWV) at and arrives Ratnagiri station (RN) at . Sawantwadi Road to Ratnagiri garib-rath fare is Rs.305 in Chair Car and Rs.345 in Third AC for this train.
Double decker express, as the name suggests, are 2 storeyed trains that can accommodate more number of passengers compared to other express or mail trains. These trains ply between important cities which are just a few hundred kilometres apart. These are fully AC coaches and have only seating facilities with Chair Car (CC) class. There is a ladder to climb up the upper deck of coach. These trains do not offer catering facilities. Double-decker Trains are usually painted in vibrant yellow and red color while some other express trains also have double decker non ac coaches. 1 double-decker train runs from Sawantwadi Road to Ratnagiri - Madgaon Mumbai LTT AC Double Decker Express (11086).
Sawantwadi Road to Ratnagiri Madgaon Mumbai LTT AC Double Decker Express (11086) departs from Sawantwadi Road station (SWV) at and arrives Ratnagiri station (RN) at . Sawantwadi Road to Ratnagiri double-decker fare is Rs.290 in Chair Car for this train.
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