Akola–Ratlam (metre gauge trains)

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Akola - Ratlam
Overview
Service type passenger
Locale Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh
Current operator(s) Western Railway
Route
Start Akola
Stops 20
End Ratlam Junction
Distance travelled 300 km (190 mi)
Average journey time 17 hours
Service frequency Daily
On-board services
Class(es)

First Class, Sleeper 3 Tier, Unreserved

Chair Cars.
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements No
Catering facilities no
Baggage facilities seat side but on risk
Other facilities no facility
Technical
Operating speed 35 km/h (22 mph) average with halts

The Akola - Ratlam Passenger trains are metre gauge trains running between Akola in Maharashtra and Ratlam Junction railway station of Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh.

Number and nomenclature[edit]

These are about 12 trains running between Indore and Ratlam on Metre Gauge route. These trains are generally known as "local trains" or metre gauge trains.

Coach composite[edit]

The classical maroon coloured coaches of the train with generally short space provide the rake and coach composite for these trains. These trains generally consist of about 14-18 Coaches. :

  • 1 First Class
  • 3 Sleeper Reserved Class
  • 4 Unreserved Chair car
  • 7 Sleeper General Unreserved
  • 3 Luggage cum. Parcel van

Route and Halt[edit]

The trains run on metre gauge section of western railways. They go via. Fatehabad (MG) and Indore Junction MG. The important halts of the train are :

Average speed and frequency[edit]

The trains run on daily basis and with average speed of 30 km/h