Bandra Terminus Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express

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Bandra Terminus Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express
12909 Garib Rath Express trainbaord.jpg
Overview
Service type Superfast, Garib Rath
Current operator(s) Western Railways
Route
Start Bandra Terminus
Stops 7
End Hazrat Nizamuddin
Distance travelled 1,366 km (849 mi)
Service frequency 3 days a week. 12909 Bandra Terminus Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express – Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday. 12910 Hazrat Nizamuddin Bandra Terminus Garib Rath Express – Wednesday, Friday & Sunday.Fastest Garibrath In India.
On-board services
Class(es) AC 3 tier, AC Chair Car
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities No Pantry Car attached
Observation facilities No Rake Sharing.
Technical
Rolling stock Standard Indian Railway coaches
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 130 km/h (81 mph) maximum
,81.96 km/h (51 mph), including halts
Route map
(New Delhi - Mumbai) Express route map

The 12909 / 10 Bandra Terminus Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express is a Superfast express train of the Garib Rath category belonging to Indian Railways - Western Railway zone that runs between Bandra Terminus and Hazrat Nizamuddin in India.

It operates as train number 12909 from Bandra Terminus to Hazrat Nizamuddin and as train number 12910 in the reverse direction serving the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan & Delhi.

Coaches[edit]

The 12909 / 10 Bandra Terminus Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express presently has 16 AC 3 tier & 4 AC Chair Car coaches. It does not have a Pantry Car Coach.

Service[edit]

12909 Bandra Terminus Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express covers the distance of 1366 kilometres in 16 hours 50 mins (81.15 km/hr) & in 16 hours 30 mins as 12910 Hazrat Nizamuddin Bandra Terminus Garib Rath Express (82.79 km/hr) making it the 2nd fastest train on the Mumbai – Delhi sector But Fastest Garibrath in India.


As the average speed of the train is above 55 km/hr, as per Indian Railway rules, its fare includes a Superfast surcharge.

Route[edit]

The 12909 / 10 Bandra Terminus Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express runs via Surat, Vadodara Junction, Ratlam Junction, Kota Junction to Hazrat Nizamuddin.

Traction[edit]

Prior to February 2012, Dual traction WCAM 2/2P locos would haul the train between Bandra Terminus & Vadodara Junction after which a Vadodara based WAP 5 locomotive would take over until Hazrat Nizamuddin.

Western Railway completed DC Electric Conversion to AC on 5 February 2012 & it is now regularly hauled by a Ghaziabad or Vadodara based WAP 5 or WAP 7 locomotive for its entire journey.

Timings[edit]

12909 Bandra Terminus Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express leaves Bandra Terminus every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 16:35 hrs IST and reaches Hazrat Nizamuddin at 09:40 hrs IST the next day.

12910 Hazrat Nizamuddin Bandra Terminus Garib Rath Express leaves Hazrat Nizamuddin every Wednesday, Friday & Sunday at 15:40 hrs IST and reaches Bandra Terminus at 08:10 hrs IST the next day.

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