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 Guntakal Jn - KSR Bengaluru Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (22691).
Bengaluru to Guntakal Jn KSR Bengaluru Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (22691) departs from Bengaluru City Jn station (SBC) at and arrives Guntakal Jn station (GTL) at . Bengaluru to Guntakal Jn rajdhani fare is Rs.1605 in First AC, Rs.1000 in Third AC and Rs.1385 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 Guntakal Jn - Yesvantpur Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Duronto Express (12213).
Bengaluru to Guntakal Jn Yesvantpur Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Duronto Express (12213) departs from Yesvantpur Jn station (YPR) at and arrives Guntakal Jn station (GTL) at . Bengaluru to Guntakal Jn duronto fare is Rs.1405 in First AC, Rs.875 in Third AC and Rs.1215 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.
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 Bengaluru to Guntakal Jn - Yesvantpur Secunderabad Garib Rath Express (12736).
Bengaluru to Guntakal Jn Yesvantpur Secunderabad Garib Rath Express (12736) departs from Yesvantpur Jn station (YPR) at and arrives Guntakal Jn station (GTL) at . Bengaluru to Guntakal Jn garib-rath fare is Rs.365 in Chair Car and Rs.415 in Third AC for this train. In Yesvantpur Secunderabad Garib Rath Express (12736), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 472 in Third AC (3A) for tomorrow.
Suvidha as the name suggests is a series of express trains that was introduced a couple of years back in lieu to beat the peak season rush on other trains. These trains have sleeper, second seating and ac coaches. The advance reservation period for these trains are a maximum of 30 days only as against other trains that have 120 days of ARP. For suvidha trains passengers are issued either confirmed berth or RAC and there is no waitlist concept in Suvidha trains. So for passengers who are looking for a sure shot seat can opt for Suvidha train if this train is available for your route. But hang on, before you proceed further to book a ticket in this trains, let us tell you that it will burn a hole in your pocket because Suvidha trains too have dynamic fare (flexi fare) system just like rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. So you might end up paying more for a SL class than Second AC of any other train on same route. Also, senior citizens and children are not given any privilege of concession in these trains. And once you drop the plan to travel, do it carefully as there is no cancellation permitted for these trains of course with some exceptions. 1 suvidha train runs from Bengaluru to Guntakal Jn - Yesvantpur Jaipur Suvidha Express (82653).
Bengaluru to Guntakal Jn Yesvantpur Jaipur Suvidha Express (82653) departs from Yesvantpur Jn station (YPR) at and arrives Guntakal Jn station (GTL) at .
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