Andhra Pradesh Sampark Kranti Express
New Delhi-bound AP Sampark Kranti Express at Kacheguda
|Service type||Sampark Kranti Express|
|Locale||Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh & Delhi|
|Current operator(s)||South Central Railways|
|Distance travelled||2,302 km (1,430 mi)|
|Average journey time||36 hours 15 minutes|
|Train number(s)||12707 / 12708|
|Class(es)||AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper,Pantry|
|Rolling stock||4 Luggage Cum Breakvan from SC|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||63 km/h (39 mph) average with halts|
Andhra Pradesh Sampark Kranti Express is a South Central Railway train running from New Delhi to Tirupati. It is part of the Sampark Kranti Express series of trains, which link the Indian National Capital, New Delhi with the rest of the State Capitals, with only a limited number of stops on each service.
The Andhra Pradesh Sampark Kranti Express commenced operations between Secunderabad (near Hyderabad, the State capital of Telangana) and Hazrat Nizamuddin near New Delhi. On 6 July 2005, Shri Anjan Kumar Yadav, MP, and Hyderabad mayor, Teegala Krishna Reddy, flagged off the train from Secunderabad station when the service was extended to Tirupati via Kurnool, Dhone and Kadapa.
The Andhra Pradesh Sampark Kranti Express operates as a three times a week train service between Secunderabad, Hazrat Nizamuddin and Tirupati.
Present coach composition comprises 2-SLR coaches, 2-II/General coaches, 4- AC 3 Tier Coaches, 1-AC 2 Tier Coach, 1-Pantry and 8-Sleeper Coaches. During the summer extra coaches are provided based on need. An additional 3 tier AC coach was added in September 2012.
- Andhra Pradesh Express
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- Madhya Pradesh Sampark Kranti Express