Dehradun Shatabdi Express

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Dehradun Shatabdi Express
Electronic Coachboard of 12017 Dehradun Shatabdi Express.JPG
Overview
Service type Shatabdi Express
Current operator(s) Northern Railway zone
Route
Start New Delhi
Stops 8
End Dehradun
Distance travelled 315 km (196 mi)
Average journey time 5 hours 47 minutes
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 12017 / 12018
On-board services
Class(es) Executive Chair Car, AC Chair Car
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements No
Catering facilities Yes
Observation facilities Large windows
Entertainment facilities No
Technical
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 105 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 the train.

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 engine from the Ghaziabad shed.

Time Table[edit]

The 12017 Dehradun Shatabdi Express leaves New Delhi every day at 06:50 hrs IST and reaches the Dehradun at 12:40 hrs IST.

On return, the 12018 Dehradun Shatabdi Express leaves Dehradun every day at 17:00 hrs IST and reaches the New Delhi at 22:45 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 Urban City, 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.