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 Bengaluru to Balharshah - KSR Bengaluru Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (22691).
Bengaluru to Balharshah KSR Bengaluru Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (22691) departs from Bengaluru City Jn station (SBC) at and arrives Balharshah station (BPQ) at . Bengaluru to Balharshah rajdhani fare is Rs.4260 in First AC, Rs.2675 in Third AC and Rs.3675 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Although Banglore Rajdhani is not the fastest train on this route, but is definitely a favourite choice due to its brand image. Earlier this Rajdhani used to run as train number 22691/2 five days a week and as train number 22693/4 on remaining 2 days a week. But train number 22693/4 has been discontinued and train number 22691/2 is extended to all days of the week effective July 02, 2017. This is the only Rajdhani that has seen numerous changes in days of operations right from the start. Now it has been settled down with operating all days a week.
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 Bengaluru to Balharshah - Yesvantpur Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Duronto Express (12213).
Bengaluru to Balharshah Yesvantpur Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Duronto Express (12213) departs from Yesvantpur Jn station (YPR) at and arrives Balharshah station (BPQ) at . Bengaluru to Balharshah duronto fare is Rs.4050 in First AC, Rs.2510 in Third AC and Rs.3485 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Yesvantpur Duronto (12213/14) is the fastest train on this route beating even the Rajdhani on same route. There is a time difference of 1 hour and 20 minutes approx between the Up and Down trains of this Duronto. Yesvantpur railway station is one of the three major railway stations of the Silicon Valley of India - Bengaluru.
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. 1 sampark-kranti train runs from Bengaluru to Balharshah - Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (Via Kacheguda) (12649).
Bengaluru to Balharshah Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (Via Kacheguda) (12649) departs from Yesvantpur Jn station (YPR) at and arrives Balharshah station (BPQ) at . Bengaluru to Balharshah sampark-kranti fare is Rs.3160 in First AC, Rs.270 in None, Rs.1300 in Third AC, Rs.1860 in Second AC and Rs.490 in Sleeper for this train. In Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (Via Kacheguda) (12649), seat availability status is GNWL3/WL2 in First AC (1A) with 94% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL20/WL19 in Second AC (2A) with 91% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL71/WL21 in Third AC (3A) with 91% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL186/WL67 in Sleeper (SL) with 88% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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