Intercity Express (Indian Railways)

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The Intercity Express is the express-train service in India which connects major railway junctions and state capitals.


The trains are less expensive than other express trains, and usually reach their destinations within 5–6 hours. They usually complete a round trip in a day, returning to the origin station at night and using only a single rake. Generally, they have only sitting accommodations and a pantry car. Intercity Express trains run daily, except:

Train names[edit]

The following trains are intercity-express trains, but have different names:


Intercity Express routes are (round-trip, unless noted):

See also[edit]


Intercity Express