Andhra Pradesh Express
Andhra PradeshAC SF Express with WAP7 P7 or WAP5 P5 Loco
|Service type||AC Express|
|Locale||Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh|
|First service||August 12, 2015|
|Current operator(s)||Indian Railways|
|Distance travelled||2,099 kilometres (1,304 mi)|
|Average journey time||35 hours 15 minutes|
|Line used||Delhi-Chennai line|
|Class(es)||1 AC, 2 AC & 3 AC|
|Sleeping arrangements||Couchette car|
|Observation facilities||Large windows|
|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 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.
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).
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, Nagpur , Bhopal Junction, Jhansi Junction, Gwalior and Agra Cantonment
- "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.
- "Suresh Prabhu launches new AP Express". EenaduIndia.com. New Delhi. 12 August 2015. Retrieved 12 August 2015.