New Delhi - Kalka Shatabdi Express
|Service type||Shatabdi Express|
|Locale||New Delhi, Haryana & Punjab|
|Current operator(s)||Northern Railway|
|Start||New Delhi railway station (NDLS)|
|Distance travelled||269 km|
|Train number(s)||= 12005/12006|
|Class(es)||Executive Chair Car, AC Chair Car|
|Observation facilities||Large Windows|
|Track gauge||Broad Gauge|
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. 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.
- "India Rail Info". Retrieved 3 May 2013.