Godaan Express

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Godan Express
Overview
Service type Mail/Express
Locale Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra
Current operator(s) Central Railway
Route
Start Lokmanya Tilak Terminus
Stops 20
End Gorakhpur Junction
Distance travelled 1,733 km (1,077 mi)
Average journey time 33 hours 20 minutes
Service frequency 4 Days a Week
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper 3 Tier, Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Technical
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 55 km/h (34 mph) average with halts
Route map
Godan Express (LTT - GKP) Route map.jpg

Godan Express (Hindi:गोदान एक्स्प्रेस) is a 4 Days a Week Mail/Express Train of the Indian Railways, running between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra, and Gorakhpur Junction, the prominent city of Uttar Pradesh. The name Godaan is tribute to a legendary novel by Premchand, who belonged to Varanasi.Godaan (The Gift of a Cow) is a Hindi novel by Munshi Premchand. Themed around the socio economic deprivation as well as the exploitation of the village poor, the novel was the last complete novel of Premchand (1880 – 1936).

Coach composition[edit]

The train generally consists of a total number of 23 Coaches as follows:

  • 1 AC II Tier
  • 1 AC III Tier
  • 13 Sleeper Class
  • 6 Unreserved
  • 2 Unreserved cum Luggage/Brake VAN

Locomotive[edit]

Average speed[edit]

  • 1056DN- 54 km/h
  • 1055UP- 55 km/h

RSA - Rake Sharing Arrangement[edit]

This Train shares Rake with 11059/11060 Chhapra Express

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