|Current operator(s)||Northern Railway|
|Stops||62 as 11039 Maharashtra Express, 60 as 11040 Maharashtra Express|
|Distance travelled||1,346 km (836 mi)|
|Class(es)||AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved|
|Catering facilities||Pantry Car and Catering|
|Observation facilities||Rake Sharing with Brahmaputra Mail|
|Rolling stock||Standard Indian Railway coaches|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||110 km/h (68 mph) maximum
47.09 km/h (29 mph), including halts
The 11039⇋11040 Maharashtra Express is an superfast train belonging to Indian Railways that run between Gondia railway station and Kolhapur in India. It operates as train number 12040 from Gondia railway station to Kolhapur and as train number 11039 in the reverse direction.
This train is named after the state of Maharashtra. Although its name puts it in the league of trains named after their states .i.e. Kerala Express, Tamil Nadu Express, Andhra Pradesh Express, it does not connect the State & National Capitals.
The 11039/11040 Maharashtra Express presently has 1 AC 2 tier, 1 AC 3 tier, 8 Sleeper Class & 5 General Unreserved coaches. As with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.
The 11039 Maharashtra Express covers the distance of 1347 kilometres in 28 hours 45 mins (46.82 km/hr) & 28 hours 25 mins as 11040 Maharashtra Express (47.37 km/hr). As its average speed in both directions is below 55 km/hr as per Indian Railway rules, it does not have a Superfast surcharge.
There is pantry car attached to this train, however catering service is available.
Route and Timing
Note: 11039 Maharashtra Express has 62 Stops,11040 Maharashtra Express has 60 Stops. but only the major ones are listed here:
|Station Code||Station Name||Distance