Dehradun Shatabdi Express

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Dehradun Shatabdi Express
Electronic Coachboard of 12017 Dehradun Shatabdi Express.JPG
Overview
Service typeShatabdi Express
Current operator(s)Northern Railway zone
Route
StartNew Delhi
Stops8
EndDehradun
Distance travelled315 km (196 mi)
Average journey time5 hours 47 minutes
Service frequencyDaily
Train number(s)12017 / 12018
On-board services
Class(es)Executive Chair Car, AC Chair Car
Seating arrangementsYes
Sleeping arrangementsNo
Catering facilitiesYes
Observation facilitiesLarge windows
Entertainment facilitiesNo
Technical
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed105 km/h (65 mph) maximum
63.39 km/h (39 mph), including halts

The 12017/12018 Dehradun Shatabdi Express is a super fast express train of Shatabdi class belonging to Indian Railways that runs between New Delhi and Dehradun in India. It is a daily service. It operates as train number 12017 from New Delhi to Dehradun and as train number 12018 in the reverse direction.[1]

Coaches[edit]

The Dehradun Shatabdi generally has two AC 1st Class coach, 10 AC Chair Car coaches, two luggage cum generator coaches. The train runs with the Linke-Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches. The number of coaches is changed as per the demand on the train. There is no pantry car but catering is arranged on board.

Service[edit]

It is among the fastest train on the Delhi – Dehradun sector along with the 12205/06 Dehradun AC Express & 12055/56 Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express. It covers the distance of 315 kilometres in 5 hours 50 mins as 12017 Shatabdi Express (63.00 km/hr) & 5 hours 45 mins as 12018 Shatabdi Express (63.78 km/hr) .

Loco link[edit]

It is hauled end to end by a WAP-5 and WAP-7 engine from the Ghaziabad shed.

Time Table[edit]

The 12017 Dehradun Shatabdi Express leaves New Delhi every day at 06:45 hrs IST and reaches the Dehradun at 12:50 hrs IST.

On return, the 12018 Dehradun Shatabdi Express leaves Dehradun every day at 16:55 hrs IST and reaches the New Delhi at 22:50 hrs IST. Being a Shatabdi, it returns to its originating station, New Delhi, at the end of the day.

Routeing[edit]

The 12017/12018 Dehradun Shatabdi Express runs from New Delhi via Ghaziabad, Meerut City Junction, Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Haridwar Junction to Dehradun.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shatabdi Train Names with Details". Indian Railways. Archived from the original on 23 July 2013. Retrieved 21 July 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)