|Current operator(s)||East Coast Railway|
|Distance travelled||699 km (434 mi)|
|Average journey time||12 hours 30 minutes|
|Train number(s)||12806 / 12805|
|Class(es)||2nd Seating, AC Chair Car, General Class|
|Catering facilities||On-board Catering|
|Operating speed||55 km/h (34 mph) average|
The Janmabhoomi Express (12805 / 12806) is an InterCity service of Indian Railways that travels from Secunderabad to Visakhapatnam. It was first introduced between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada Jn. It was later extended up to Tenali and then the Nagarjuna Express(Secunderabad-Tenali-Secunderabad) was cancelled and thus made the Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Janmabhoomi express via Tenali. It is an express service that travels in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The train travels at an average speed of 55 km/h and uses a WDM3A from Secunderabad to Vijayawada but then switches to a WDP4 or a WDM3A to Visakhapatnam. It is classified as a superfast train in the Indian Railways classification list.
Janmabhoomi has 24 coaches, of which 10 are unreserved and the rest for second class and 3 AC chair car. Daily one train will start at Visakhapatnam and one will start from Secunderabad station in Secunderabad train will start by 7:10 and it will reach Visakhapatnam by 19:40 and train from Visakapatnam will start by 6:15 and it will reach Secunderabad by 18:45
This is an day intercity express. It has only second seating and chair car which can be reserved. there is no pantry car for this train. This train passes through Nalgonda, Miryalaguda, Piduguralla, Sattenaplli, Guntur, Tenali, Vijayawada (where it switches engines if needed to. Longest stop: 15 minutes), Nuzvid,Elluru,Tadepalligudem, Rajahmundry,Samalkota, Annavaram, Tuni, Ankapalli, Duvvada.
Secundrabad start time 7.10 a.m. Visakhapatnam arrival 7.40 p.m. Train Reveres at Tenali.
Janmabhoomi Express is a popular train to take but can be very busy. Alternatives include the Godavari Express and the Konark Express (which stops at Visakhapatnam, but usually follows the normal route of Konark which is Mumbai to Bhubaneswar). The Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam Duronto Express is also an option as is the Visakhapatnam – Secunderabad Garib Rath Express. Duronto is faster but does not have full accommodations; Garib Rath is slower but has full accommodations.
- List of named passenger trains of India
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- Trains of South Central Railway (India)
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