Hazrat Nizamuddin–Gwalior Express

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Nizamuddin Express
Service type superfast
Locale Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh
First service Hazrat Nizamuddin to Gwalior via. Agra
Last service Hazrat Nizamuddin to Jhansi
Current operator(s) North Central Railway
Start Hazrat Nizamuddin
Stops 3
End Gwalior Junction
Distance travelled 400 km (250 mi)
Average journey time 4.5 hours
Service frequency daily
On-board services
Class(es) AC 1 Tier, AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Chair Car 3 Tier, Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Auto-rack arrangements available
Catering facilities available in all the coaches
Entertainment facilities yes, lcd video windows in AC 1 and AC 2 Tier coaches.
Baggage facilities yes
Other facilities mineral water supply, coffee vending machines
Operating speed 80 km/h (50 mph) average with halts

The Hazrat Nizamuddin - Gwalior Express (Hindi: एक्सप्रेस, Urdu : ایکسپریس ) was a mail/express train of Indian Railways, which used to run between Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station of Delhi, the capital city of India and Gwalior Junction railway station of Gwalior, the princely city and educational hub of Central Indian state, Madhya Pradesh. The train was India's fifth ISO Certified train.

The train is no more operational and it has been extended till Jhansi and now it runs between Hazrat Nizamuddin - Jhansi Taj Express

Arrival and departure[edit]

  • Train no.12180 departed from Hazrat Nizamuddin, daily at 06:30 from platform no.5 reaching Gwalior the same day at 10:40.

Route and halts[edit]

Coach composite[edit]

The train consisted of 20 coaches:

  • 1 AC I Tier
  • 2 AC II Tier
  • 3 AC III Tier
  • 6 Sleeper cum chair car Coaches
  • 4 Un Reserved chair car
  • 2 Ladies/Handy Capped
  • 2 Luggage/Brake Van

Average speed and frequency[edit]

The train was used to run with an average speed of 63 km/h. The train was used to run on daily basis from both the sites.

Loco link[edit]

The train was hauled by Ghaziabad WAP 5 Electric engine.


The train is now extended to Jhansi as Taj Express with change in numbering too.

See also[edit]