New Delhi - Kalka Shatabdi Express

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New Delhi - Kalka Shatabdi Express
Service type Shatabdi Express
Status Operating
Locale New Delhi, Haryana & Punjab
Current operator(s) Northern Railway
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
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.