Simhapuri Express

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Simhapuri Express
Simhapuri Express.jpg
Nameplate of Simhapuri Express
Overview
Service type Inter-city rail
Status Operating
Locale Andhra Pradesh, Telengana
Current operator(s) South Central Railway, Indian Railways
Route
Start Secunderabad
Stops 14
End Gudur Junction
Distance travelled 643 km (400 mi)
Average journey time 10 hours 45 min
Service frequency Daily
On-board services
Class(es) Sleeper, Air-conditioned and Unreserved
Seating arrangements Indian Rail standard
Technical
Rolling stock Two
Track gauge Broad
Operating speed 59 km/h
Route map
Simhapuri Express (Secunderabad - Gudur) Route map.jpg

Simhapuri Express is a train operated by South Central Railways of Indian Railways between Secunderabad and Gudur in Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh. The train[1] was introduced in the 2006 railway budget of India.

Etymology[edit]

The train is named after Simhapuri, the old name of Nellore.

Train numbering[edit]

  • 12709[2] Gudur - Secunderabad — Simhapuri Superfast Express
  • 12710[3] Secunderabad - Gudur — Simhapuri Superfast Express

Major stations on the route are Nellore, Vijayawada Junction, Warangal, Kazipet junction.

Equipment[edit]

Rake composition[edit]

  • Luggage/Brake Van - 2;
  • General or II class - 3;
  • AC III Tier - 2;
  • AC II Tier - 2;
  • First Class cum AC II Tier - 1;
  • Sleeper Class - 14
  • Seats per bogie -90

Locomotive[edit]

WAP4 of Lallaguda Loco shed powers trains 12710/12709.

Rake sharing[edit]

Rake sharing with Devagiri Express from Secunderabad to Mumbai.

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