Andhra Pradesh Express

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Andhra Pradesh AC Express
New AP express on board.jpg
Overview
Service type Superfast Express
Locale Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
First service August 12, 2015; 13 months ago (2015-08-12)
Current operator(s) Indian Railways
Route
Start New Delhi
Stops 19
End Visakhapatnam
Distance travelled 2,099 kilometres (1,304 mi)
Average journey time 35 hours 15 minutes
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 22415 (Visakhapatnam-New Delhi)
22416 (New Delhi-Visakhapatnam)
Line used Delhi-Chennai line
Howrah-Chennai main line
On-board services
Class(es) AC first class, AC two tier, AC 3 tier, AC pantry
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes
Other facilities good
Technical
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 59 km/h (37 mph) (average with halts)
Route map
Andhra Pradesh AC Express (Visakhapatnam – New Delhi) Route map
Dusty LGD WAP-7#30261 charging on time running 22416 NDLS-VSKP A.P. A.C. Express.

The Andhra Pradesh Express or AP Express is a superfast train that runs from the national capital of India, New Delhi and the largest city of Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam. The express is administered under Indian Railways with the service number 22415/22416. The train service was first commissioned by Suresh Prabhu on 12 August 2015.[1][2]

Operations[edit]

It is fully Air conditioned train with LHB Coaches. The train runs seven days a week, passing through the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana, before reaching Andhra Pradesh.It has 1 AC first class, 5 AC two tier, 7 AC 3 tier, 1 AC pantry car and 2 guard cum Generator cars.It starts from Visakhapatnam and reaches New Delhi by next day. Similarly, it starts from New Delhi and reaches Visakhapatnam on next day. The average speed of the train is 59 km per hour.[1]

Route[edit]

22415 starts from Visakhapatnam and reaches New Delhi.[3] 22416 starts from New Delhi and reaches Visakhapatnam.[4]

It runs via Duvvada, Anakapalle, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem, Eluru, Vijayawada, Warangal, Ramagundam,Nagpur , Bhopal Junction, Jhansi Junction, Gwalior and Agra Cantonment

Loco[edit]

This train uses WAP-7 of Tughlakabad(TKD) / Ghaziabad(GZB) / Lallaguda(LGD) loco shed, throughout its journey

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "New Delhi – Visakhapatnam AC AP Express Train via Vijaywada Flagged Off". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. Ministry of Railways. 12 August 2015. Retrieved 12 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Suresh Prabhu launches new AP Express". EenaduIndia.com. New Delhi. 12 August 2015. Retrieved 12 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Time table of 22415 AP AC Express (up)". 
  4. ^ "Time Table of AP AC Express (down)".