Sainagar Shirdi – Visakhapatnam Express

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Sainagar Shirdi Visakhapatnam Express
Visakhapatnam - Sainagar Shirdi Weekly Express enters Pithapuram train station 01.jpg
Visakhapatnam - Sainagar Shirdi Express enters Pithapuram train station
Overview
Service type Express
First service September 5, 2007; 9 years ago (2007-09-05)
Current operator(s) East Coast Railway zone
Route
Start Sainagar Shirdi
Stops 23
End Visakhapatnam
Distance travelled 1,125 km (699 mi)
Service frequency Daily
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class & General Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities No Pantry Car attached
Technical
Rolling stock Standard Indian Railway coaches
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 50.5 km/h (31 mph)
Route map
(Shiridi - Visakhapatnam) Express Route map.jpg


18504 / 03 Sainagar Shirdi - Visakhapatnam Express is a Express train belonging to Indian Railways East Coast Railway zone that run between Sainagar Shirdi and Visakhapatnam Junction in India.

Service[edit]

It operates as train number 18504 from Sainagar Shirdi to Visakhapatnam and as train number 18503 in the reverse direction serving the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh . The train covers the distance of 1,125 km (699 mi) in 22 hours 22 mins approximately at a speed of (50.5 km/h (31.4 mph)).[1]

Coaches[edit]

The 18504 / 03 Sainagar Shirdi - Visakhapatnam Express has one AC 2-tier, four AC 3-tier, eight sleeper class, six general unreserved & two SLR (seating with luggage rake) coaches . It carries a pantry car coach.

As with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.


Routing[edit]

The 18504 / 03 Sainagar Shirdi Visakhapatnam Express runs from Sainagar Shirdi via Manmad Junction, Aurangabad, Parbhani Junction, Parli Vaijnath ,Latur Road junction, Vikarabad, Secunderabad Junction, Kazipet Junction, Vijayawada Junction to Visakhapatnam.

Traction[edit]

As This Route is going to be electrified, a Gooty Junction based diesel WDM-3D loco pulls the train to Secunderabad Junction, later a Visakhapatnam based WAG-7 electric locomotive pulls the train to its destination.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], South Central Railway, 08 July 2015

External links[edit]