Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express

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Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express
12055 Janshatabdi Express.jpg
Overview
Service type Superfast, Jan Shatabdi
Current operator(s) Northern Railways
Route
Start Dehradun
Stops 9 as 12055 Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express, 10 as 12056 Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express
End New Delhi
Distance travelled 305 km (190 mi)
Average journey time 5 hours 45 minutes as 12055 Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express, 6 hours as 12056 Dehradun New Delhi Jan Shatabdi Express
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 12055 / 12056
On-board services
Class(es) AC Chair Car, 2nd Class seating
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements No
Catering facilities No Pantry Car but available
Observation facilities Rake sharing with 12057/12058 Una Jan Shatabdi Express
Technical
Rolling stock Standard Indian Railways coaches
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 120 km/h (75 mph) maximum
51.74 km/h (32 mph), including halts

The 12055/12056 Dehradun New Delhi Jan Shatabdi Express is a Express train belonging to Indian Railways that runs between Dehradun & New Delhi in India. It is a daily service. It operates as train number 12056 from Dehradun to New Delhi and as train number 12055 in the reverse direction.

Coaches[edit]

It has 4 standard Jan Shatabdi Express AC Chair Car & 7 2nd Class seating coaches. As with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.

Service[edit]

It is a daily train & covers the distance of 305 kilometres in 6 hours as 12056 Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express (50.83 km/hr) & 303 kilometres 5 hours 45 mins as 12055 New Delhi Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express (52.70 km/hr).

12055 Janshatabdi Express - AC Chair Car coach
12055 Janshatabdi Express at New Delhi
12055 Jan Shatabdi Express - Second Jan Chair Car

Traction[edit]

It is hauled end to end by a WAP-5 engine from the Ghaziabad shed. Earlier it used to be hauled by a WDM-3A or WDP-3A from Tughlakabad (TKD) shed.

Time Table[edit]

12055 New Delhi Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express leaves New Delhi every day and reaches Dehradun the same day.

12056 Dehradun New Delhi Jan Shatabdi Express leaves Dehradun every day and reaches New Delhi the same day.

Routeing[edit]

The train runs from New Delhi via Ghaziabad, Meerut City, Haridwar Junction to Dehradun.

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