Mumbai Central–Ahmedabad Double Decker Express
|First service||September 19, 2012|
|Current operator(s)||Western Railway zone|
|Distance travelled||491 km (305 mi)|
|Average journey time||7 hours|
|Service frequency||once daily, except Sundays|
|Train number(s)||12931 / 12932|
|Class(es)||AC Chair Car|
|Observation facilities||Large Windows|
|Rolling stock||LHB double decker rakes|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||130 km/h (81 mph) maximum |
68.51 km/h (43 mph), excluding halts
12931 / 12932 Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Double Decker Express is a superfast express train belonging to Indian Railways that runs between Mumbai Central and Ahmedabad Junction in India. It runs 6 days in week except Sunday. It operates as train number 12931 from Mumbai Central to Ahmedabad Junction and the train number 12932 in the reverse direction.
On 20 March 2017, the exteriors of the train departing Mumbai Central were covered with vinyl wrapping advertisements becoming the Indian Railway's first "branded" train. The advertisements were for soap brand Savlon, as part of its Savlon Swasth India Mission, a social awareness initiative for promoting hand hygiene.
12931 / 12932 Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Double Decker Express as of 2015[update] had 12 AC Chair Car & 2 EOG cars. As with most train services in India, coach composition may be amended depending on demand.
Service and Halts
It covers the distance of 491 kilometres in 7 hours 20 mins as 12931 Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Double Decker Express (66.95 km/hr) & 7 hours as 12932 Ahmedabad - Mumbai Central Double Decker Express (70.14 km/hr).
- Mumbai Central
- Bharuch Junction
- Vadodara Junction
- Anand Junction
- Nadiad Junction
- Ahmedabad Junction
12932 Double Decker Express at Borivali
- "First branded train to chug ahead on Monday - Mumbai Mirror -". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
- "Western Railway". wr.indianrailways.gov.in. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
- "Mumbai-Ahmedabad travel on AC double-decker to cost Rs 471 - The Times of India". articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
- "Ahmedabad-Mumbai AC train to start from Wednesday - The Times of India". articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 30 May 2014.