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Gorakhpur–Okha Express

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Gorakhpur–Okha Express
Service typeExpress
First service9 November 1989; 34 years ago (1989-11-09)
Current operator(s)North Eastern Railways
TerminiGorakhpur (GKP)
Okha (OKHA)
Distance travelled2,307 km (1,434 mi)
Average journey time45 hours 30 mins
Service frequencyWeekly
Train number(s)15045 / 15046
On-board services
Class(es)AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleepar Class, General Unreserved
Seating arrangementsYes
Sleeping arrangementsYes
Catering facilitiesPantry c ar
On-board catering
Observation facilitiesLarge windows
Baggage facilitiesAvailable
Rolling stockLHB coach
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed49 km/h (30 mph) average including halts
Route map

The 15045 / 15046 Gorakhpur–Okha Express is an express train of the Indian Railways connecting Gorakhpur Junction in Uttar Pradesh and Okha in Gujarat. It is currently being operated with 15045/15046 train numbers on a weekly basis.

Coach composition[edit]

The train has standard LHB rakes with max speed of 110 kmph. The train consists of 22 coaches :

  • 2 AC II Tier
  • 6 AC III Tier
  • 7 Sleeper Coaches
  • 4 General Unreserved
  • 2 End-on Generator
  • 1 Pantry Car


15045/ Gorakhpur–Okha Express has an average speed of 49 km/h and covers 2307 km in 46 hrs 35 mins.

15046/ Okha–Gorakhpur Express has an average speed of 50 km/h and covers 2307 km in 43 hrs 50 mins.

Route and halts[edit]

The important halts of the train are :


Train number Station code Departure station Departure time Departure day Arrival station Arrival time Arrival day
15045 GKP Gorakhpur Junction 05:00 AM Thursday Okha 03:35 AM Saturday
15046 OKHA Okha 23:00 PM Sunday Gorakhpur Junction 18:50 PM Tuesday

Direction reversal[edit]

The train reverses its direction once at;


As the route is yet to be fully electrified, it is hauled by an Itarsi-based WAP-7 locomotive from Gorakhpur up to Ahmedabad Junction. Then it is hauled by a Sabarmati-based WDP-4D locomotive for the remainder of the journey until Okha.

See also[edit]