Jabalpur Somnath Express

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Jabalpur Somnath Express
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Overview
Service type Express
Current operator(s) West Central Railways
Route
Start Jabalpur Junction
Stops 45 as 11465 Somnath Jabalpur Express, 46 as 11466 Jabalpur Somnath Express, 47 as 11464 / 63 Jabalpur Somnath Express
End Somnath
Distance travelled 1,415 km (879 mi) as 11464 / 63 Jabalpur Somnath Express, 1,570 km (976 mi) as 11466 / 65 Jabalpur Somnath Express
Service frequency 11464 / 63 Jabalpur Somnath Express – except Monday & Saturday. 11466/ 65 Jabalpur Somnath Express – Monday & Saturday.
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities No Pantry car coach attached
Technical
Rolling stock Standard Indian Railway coaches
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 110 km/h (68 mph) maximum
47.30 km/h (29 mph), including halts as 11464 / 63 Jabalpur Somnath Express, 48.18 km/h (30 mph), including halts as 11464 / 63 Jabalpur Somnath Express,

The 11463 / 64 / 65 / 66 Jabalpur Somnath Express is an Express train belonging to Indian Railways - West Central Railway zone that runs between Somnath and Jabalpur Junction in India.

It operates as train number 11463 / 65 from Somnath to Jabalpur Junction and as train number 11464 / 66 in the reverse direction serving the states of Gujarat & Madhya Pradesh.

Coaches[edit]

11463 / 64 / 65 / 66 Jabalpur Somnath Express presently has 1 AC 2 tier, 3 AC 3 tier, 12 Sleeper Class, 4 General Unreserved & 2 sitting cum luggage rack coaches. It does not have a Pantry car coach.

As is customary with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.

Service[edit]

The 11464 Jabalpur Somnath Express via Itarsi Junction covers the distance of 1415 kilometres in 30 hours 10 mins (46.91 km/hr) & in 29 hours 40 mins as 11463 Somnath Jabalpur Express (47.70 km/hr).

The 11466 Jabalpur Somnath Express via Bina Junction covers the distance of 1570 kilometres in 33 hours 00 mins (47.58 km/hr) & in 32 hours 10 mins as 11465 Somnath Jabalpur Express (47.70 km/hr).

As the average speed of the train is below 55 km/hr, as per Indian Railway rules, its fare does not include a Superfast surcharge.

Routeing[edit]

The 11463 / 64 / 65 / 66 Jabalpur Somnath Express runs from Jabalpur Junction via Itarsi Junction (11463/64) or Bina Junction (11465/66), Bhopal Junction, Ujjain Junction, Ratlam Junction, Vadodara Junction, Ahmedabad Junction, Rajkot Junction to Somnath.

11464 / 63 Jabalpur Somnath Express reverses direction at Itarsi Junction & Vadodara Junction.

11466 / 65 Jabalpur Somnath Express reverses direction at Katni Junction, Bhopal Junction & Vadodara Junction.

Traction[edit]

Despite large sections of the route being electrified, it is hauled end to end by a Ratlam based WDM 2 or WDM 3A. At times an Itarsi based WDP 4 also hauls the train for part of the journey.

Timings[edit]

11463 Somnath Jabalpur Express leaves Somnath every day except Monday & Saturday at 09:30 hrs IST and reaches Jabalpur Junction at 15:10 hrs IST the next day.

11464 Jabalpur Somnath Express leaves Jabalpur Junction every day except Monday & Saturday at 12:00 hrs IST and reaches Somnath at 18:10 hrs IST the next day.

11465 Somnath Jabalpur Express leaves Somnath every Monday & Saturday at 09:30 hrs IST and reaches Jabalpur Junction at 18:30 hrs IST the next day.

11466 Jabalpur Somnath Express leaves Jabalpur Junction every Monday & Saturday at 10:00 hrs IST and reaches Somnath at 18:10 hrs IST the next day.

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