Andhra Pradesh Express

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Andhra Pradesh AC Express
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Andhra PradeshAC Express with WAP7 P7 or WAP 4 LGD / GZB LOCO
Overview
Service type AC Express
Locale Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
First service August 12, 2015; 2 years ago (2015-08-12)
Current operator(s) Indian Railways
Route
Start New Delhi
Stops 19 halts
End Visakhapatnam
Distance travelled 2096 km
Average journey time 35 hours 15 minutes
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 22415/22416
Line used Delhi-Chennai line
On-board services
Class(es) 1 AC, 2 AC & 3 AC
Seating arrangements No
Sleeping arrangements Couchette car
Auto-rack arrangements No
Catering facilities Yes
Observation facilities Large windows
Entertainment facilities No
Baggage facilities Yes
Technical
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 110 km/h (68 mph) (average with halts)

The Andhra Pradesh Express or AP AC Express is a 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/h (37 mph).[1]

Route[edit]

The service starts from Visakhapatnam and reaches New Delhi, enroute Duvvada, Anakapalle, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem, Eluru, Vijayawada, Khammam, Warangal, Peddapalli Junction,

Ramagundam, Sirpur Kaghaznagar, Balharshah Junction,

Resolved: chandrapur

, Nagpur , Bhopal Junction, Jhansi Junction, Gwalior and Agra Cantonment

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.