Konkan Kanya Express

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Konkan Kanya Express
Konkan Kanya express.jpg
Konkan kanya express arrives at Sawantwadi railway station
Overview
Service type Mail/Express
Locale Maharashtra, Goa
First service January 25, 1998; 19 years ago (1998-01-25)
Current operator(s) Konkan Railway
Route
Start Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CSTM)
Stops 18
End Madgaon Junction (MAO)
Distance travelled 580 km (360 mi)
Average journey time 13 hours 25 minutes
Service frequency Daily
On-board services
Class(es) AC 1st Class, Second AC, Third AC, Sleeper, Unreserved
Seating arrangements Available
Sleeping arrangements Available
Catering facilities Available (paid)
Observation facilities Large Windows
Baggage facilities Available
Technical
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 43 km/h (27 mph) average with halts
Route map
Konkan Kanya Express
km
0.0 Mumbai CST
8.6 Dadar
32.9 Thane
65.9 Panvel
CSTM
RN
limits
172.0 Mangaon
240.0 Khed
269.6 Chiplun
312.2 Sangameshwar Road
345.0 Ratnagiri
392.0 Vilavade
408.8 Rajapur Road
425.3 Vaibhavwadi Road
456.4 Kankavli
474.1 Sindhudurg
484.7 Kudal
505.5 Sawantvadi Road
Maharashtra (RN)
Goa (KAWR)
524.0 Pernem
534.9 Thivim
552.3 Karmali
579.8 Madgaon

The Konkan Kanya Express is a Superfast Indian Railways train running between Mumbai and Madgaon on the Konkan Railway route.

Background[edit]

The train covers the 579.8 kilometres (360.3 mi) journey in about 13 hours 25 minutes. It is an important train link serving people along the coastal areas of Maharashtra and Goa. Its average speed is 49 kilometres per hour (30 mph). The KJM WDP4B or WDP4 loco is in charge of the train. This train shares its rake with Mandovi Express.

Traction[edit]

As the route is not completely electrified, a Hubli based WDP-4 or WDG-4 locomotive haul the train from end to end.

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