Kaifiyat Express

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Kaifiyat Express
Service type Superfast
Locale Delhi, Uttar Pradesh
Current operator(s) Northern Railway
Start Delhi Junction (DLI)
Stops 15
End Azamgarh (AMH)
Distance travelled 803 km (499 mi)
Average journey time 14 hours 50 minutes(approx)
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 12225UP / 12226DN
On-board services
Class(es) First Class AC,AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper 3 Tier, General
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities On-board Catering
Observation facilities LHB Coaches
Baggage facilities Below the seats
Rolling stock 2
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 61 km/h (38 mph) average with halts

The Kaifiyat Express (Hindi:कैफियत एक्स्प्रेस) is a daily superfast express Train of the Indian Railways, running between Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh, and Old Delhi, the capital city of India.

The name Kaifiyat tributes to Legendary Poet Late Mr. Kaifi Azmi, who belonged to Azamgarh.

Number and nomenclature[edit]

The train numbers of the Kaifiyat Expresses are:

  • 12225UP: Azamgarh to Old Delhi - 803 km/14:30 Hrs
  • 12226DN: From Old Delhi to Azamgarh - 803 km/14:10 Hrs

Schedule Details[edit]

Azamgarh (AMH)
Khorason Road (KRND)
Shahganj Jn (SHG)
Malipur (MLPR)
Akbarpur (ABP)
Ayodhya (AY)
Faizabad Jn (FD)
Rudauli (RDL)
Barabanki Jn (BBK)
Lucknow Ne (LJN)
Unnao Jn (ON)
Kanpur Central (CNB)
Etawah (ETW)
Aligarh Jn (ALJN)
Delhi (DLI)

Coach composition[edit]

The train generally consists of a total number of 22 LHB Coaches as follows:

  • 2 AC II Tier
  • 2 AC III Tier
  • 11 Sleeper Class
  • 4 Unreserved
  • 2 EOG


  • WDP-4: Azamgarh - Lucknow Junction
  • WAP-5/WAP-7: Lucknow Junction - Old Delhi
  • Loco Reversal: Shahganj Junction and Lucknow Junction

Average speed[edit]

  • 12226DN- 61 km/h
  • 12225UP- 60 km/h

See also[edit]


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