Devagiri Express

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Devagiri Express
Devagiri Express.jpg
Devgiri Express nearing Secunderabad
Overview
Service type Inter-city rail
Status Operating
Locale Telangana, Maharashtra
Current operator(s) South Central Railway, Indian Railways
Route
Start Secunderabad[1]
Stops 28
End Mumbai CST
Distance travelled 878 km (546 mi)
Average journey time 17 hours
Service frequency Daily
On-board services
Class(es) Sleeper, Air-conditioned and Unreserved
Seating arrangements Indian Rail standard
Catering facilities Pantry
Observation facilities Large windows in all carriages
Baggage facilities Below the seats
Technical
Rolling stock Two
Track gauge Broad
Operating speed 55 km/h
Route map
Devagiri Express Route map.jpg

The Devagiri Express is a train service operated by the South Central Railway zone of Indian Railways. The train runs between Mumbai and Secunderabad, primarily running on Secunderabad-Manmad section via Kalyan Junction, Nasik Road, Manmad, Aurangabad, Jalna, Parbhani, Purna, Nanded and Nizamabad. The train shares its rakes with Simhapuri Express.

History[edit]

The train started as a daily train between Mumbai and Aurangabad. Devagiri or Devgiri is the ancient name of the town of Daulatabad near Aurangabad. Devagiri was once the capital of India during Muhammad bin Tughluq's rule who shifted his capital from New Delhi to Devagiri and back to New Delhi, this is where the name of the service originates.

The train was later extended to Nanded and then till Nizamabad and presently runs up to Secunderabad.

The train covers its distance of 878 kilometers from Mumbai to Secunderabad in 17 hours with an average speed of 55 km/h (34 mph).

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The train numbers are 17057DN Mumbai-Secunderabad Devagiri Express and 17058UP Secunderabad-Mumbai Devagiri Express.

This Trains Runs on the historical Railway track of Hyderabad-Godavari Valley Railways funded by Nizam of Hyderabad.

Powering[edit]

The train is hauled by an AC/DC electric loco WCAM-3 of Kalyan shed from Mumbai to Manmad, from where an EMD diesel locomotive WDP of pune and gooty shed takes over. In the return direction, the diesel hauls the train from Secunderabad to Manmad Station.

Timetable[edit]

17057
Mumbai CST-Secunderabad Jn.
Devagiri Express Timetable 17058
Secunderabad Jn.-Mumbai CST
Arrival Departure Station Name Station Code Distance (km) Arrival Departure
--:-- 21:10 Mumbai CST CSTM 0 07:10 --:--
21:22 21:25 Dadar Central DR 9.0 06:37 06:40
21:42 21:45 Thane TNA 33.3 06:13 06:15
22:07 22:10 Kalyan Jn KYN 51.4 05:47 05:50
23:13 23:15 Kasara KSRA 118.9 --:-- --:--
23:45 23:50 Igatpuri IGP 133.2 04:10 04:15
00:28 00:30 Devlali DVL 178.2 03:08 03:10
00:38 00:40 Nasik Road NK 183.9 02:55 03:00
01:08 01:10 Lasal Gaon LS 232.2 02:13 02:15
01:55 02:05 Manmad Jn MMR 256.9 01:40 01:50
03:09 03:10 Rotegaon RGO 307.7 00:19 00:20
03:34 03:35 Lasur LSR 334.8 23:49 23:50
04:05 04:10 Aurangabad AWB 368.5 23:20 23:25
04:58 05:00 Jalna J 431.3 22:05 22:07
05:39 05:40 Partur PTU 476 20:49 20:50
06:04 06:05 Selu SELU 503.3 20:19 20:20
06:19 06:20 Manwath Road MVO 518.1 19:54 19:55
07:10 07:15 Parbhani Jn PBN 545.7 19:25 19:30
08:00 08:05 Purna Jn PAU 574.1 18:40 18:45
08:40 08:45 Hazur Sahib Nanded NED 604.6 18:00 18:05
09:23 09:25 Mudkhed Jn MUE 626.9 17:08 17:10
09:43 09:45 Umri UMRI 646.6 16:20 16:21
10:11 10:13 Dharmabad DAB 676.2 15:46 15:47
10:30 10:32 Basar BSX 686 15:35 15:37
11:00 11:05 NIzamabad Jn NZB 715.3 15:00 15:05
11:50 11:52 Kamareddy KMC 767.3 14:03 14:05
12:19 12:20 Akanapet WDR 794 13:24 13:25
12:27 12:28 Mirzapalli MED 803.8 13:16 13:17
13:29 13:30 Bollarum BMO 862.3 12:40 12:41
08:50 --:-- Secunderabad Jn SC 876 --:-- 12:25

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