New Delhi - Kalka Shatabdi Express

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New Delhi - Kalka Shatabdi Express
Overview
Service type Shatabdi Express
Status Operating
Locale New Delhi, Haryana & Punjab
Current operator(s) Northern Railway
Route
Start New Delhi railway station (NDLS)
Stops 3
End Kalka (KLK)
Distance travelled 269 km
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) = 12005/12006
On-board services
Class(es) Executive Chair Car, AC Chair Car
Seating arrangements Available
Catering facilities Available
Observation facilities Large Windows
Baggage facilities Available
Technical
Track gauge Broad Gauge
Operating speed 140 km/h (87 mph) maximum
95 km/h (59 mph) average, including halts

The New Delhi Kalka Shatabdi Express (Hindi: नई दिल्ली कालका शताब्दी एक्सप्रेस) is a superfast express fully airconditioned train connecting New Delhi and Kalka. It is one of the superfast train in the New Delhi - Kalka section covering a distance of 269 km in a span of 4 hours 5 min.[1] The train runs at an average speed of 95 km per hour (including halts).

It is super fast fully electric hauled train in India, with a top speed of 140 kilometers per hour. The train is hauled by a matching WAP 7 of Ghaziabad electric locomotive shed. The train comprises 10 AC Chair Cars, 2 AC First Class coach & 2 End-On-Generation Cars.

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  1. ^ "India Rail Info". Retrieved 3 May 2013.