Ernakulam-H.Nizamudin Duronto

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Ernakulam - Hazrat Nizamuddin Duronto Express
Service type Duronto Express
First service Sun Mar 07, 2010
Current operator(s) Indian Railways
Start Ernakulam
Stops 9 technical halts
End Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin
Distance travelled 2,640 km (1,640 mi)
Average journey time 45h 10m
Service frequency Weekly
Train number(s) 12283 U, 12284 D
On-board services
Class(es) First AC, Second AC, Third AC
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes
Observation facilities Large windows
Other facilities Pantry Car, Catering
Rolling stock 1
Track gauge Broad - 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 145 kph (Maximum) 58 km/hr (Average)

Ernakulam Duronto is a weekly non-stop superfast train which runs between Kochi, and the national capital New Delhi.[1] It runs through the scenic Konkan Railway. This is the first duronto express to the Kerala and the longest running duronto express in Indian Railways.


This train runs once in a week. Train no: 12283 departs Ernakulam Junction on Tuesdays at 23:30 hrs and reaches Hazrat Nizamuddin on Thursdays at 19:30 hrs. In the return journey, train no: 12284 departs Hazrat Nizamuddin on Saturdays at 21:35 hrs and reaches Ernakulam Junction on Mondays at 15:30 hrs. It covers a distance of 2943 kilometres in each direction takes 41 hours 55 minutes towards Ernakulam and take 44 hours towards H.Nizamudin.

Coach Composition[edit]

The rake has 7 Non AC Sleeper Coaches, 3 AC Three Tier Coaches, 1 AC Two Tier Coaches, 1 AC First Class, 1 Pantry car and 2 SLR Cars making a total of 15 coaches.

Rake/Coach Composition[edit]

LOCO H1 A1 B3 B2 B1 PC S7 S6 S5 S4 S3 S2 S1 SLR


Station Code Station Name Arrives Departs Distance Day Frequency
NZM Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin - 21:35 0 1 Saturday
ERS Ernakulam Junction 18:30 - 2,640 km (1640.42 miles) 3 -
ERS Ernakulam Junction - 23:30 0 1 Tuesday
NZM Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin 20:40 - 2,640 km (1640.42 miles) 3 -

It has technical halts at Shoranur Junction (SRR), Kozhikode (CLT), Mangalore Junction (MAJN), Madgaon Junction (MAO), Ratnagiri (RN), Panvel Junction (PNVL), Vasai Road (BSR), Vadodara Junction (BRC), Ratlam Junction (RTM) and Kota Junction (KOTA). You cannot book tickets to or from these technical halt stations.


The IRCTC handles the online ticket booking for this train. The table below shows the fares of different classes per one traveler. The fares for extra luggage change from time to time.

Class Fare
(in rupees)
AC - First Class 7,495
AC - Second Class 4,500
AC - Third Class 3,215
Sleeper 1,390