Jan Shatabdi express as the name indicates is the shatabdi express for Jan (common mass). Basically these trains are an affordable version of Shatabdi trains in India. Therefore Jan Shatabdi trains have either seating arrangements as air-conditioned Chair Car (CC) or non air-conditioned Second Seating (2S) coaches. These are very pocket friendly compared to other trains on same route. These trains are for short distances and does not run overnight just like Shatabdi trains. It does not have onboard catering services which is there in Shatabdi trains. In general these trains are painted in white and blue combination with window panes painted either white or blue. 1 jan-shatabdi train runs from Thiruvananthapuram to Mavelikara - Thiruvananthapuram Central Kannur Jan Shatabdi Express (12082).
Thiruvananthapuram to Mavelikara Thiruvananthapuram Central Kannur Jan Shatabdi Express (12082) departs from Trivandrum Central station (TVC) at and arrives Mavelikara station (MVLK) at . Thiruvananthapuram to Mavelikara jan-shatabdi fare is Rs.320 in Chair Car and Rs.100 in Second Seater for this train.
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 Thiruvananthapuram to Mavelikara - Kochuveli Yesvantpur Garib Rath Express (12258).
Thiruvananthapuram to Mavelikara Kochuveli Yesvantpur Garib Rath Express (12258) departs from Kochuveli station (KCVL) at and arrives Mavelikara station (MVLK) at . Thiruvananthapuram to Mavelikara garib-rath fare is Rs.305 in Third AC for this train.
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