Nanda Devi Express

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Nanda Devi Express
12205 Nanda Devi AC express - Train board.jpg
Nanda Devi Express - train board
Overview
Service type Superfast
Current operator(s) Northern Railways
Route
Start New Delhi
Stops 5
End Dehradun
Distance travelled 305 km (190 mi)
Average journey time 5 hours 50 minutes as 12205 New Delhi Dehradun Nanda Devi Express, 5 hours 55 minutes as 12206 Dehradun New Delhi Nanda Devi Express.
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 12205 / 12206
On-board services
Class(es) AC 1st Class, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier
Seating arrangements No
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes
Observation facilities Old rajdhani ICF Coaches
Technical
Rolling stock Standard Indian Railways coaches
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 120 km/h (75 mph) maximum
51.91 km/h (32 mph)average , including halts

The 12205/06 New Delhi Dehradun Nanda Devi Express is a Superfast train belonging to Indian Railways that runs between New Delhi & Dehradun in India. It is a daily service. It operates as train number 12205 from New Delhi to Dehradun and as train number 12206 in the reverse direction.

Coaches[edit]

The 12205/06 New Delhi Dehradun Nanda Devi Express has 1 AC 1st Class, 3 AC 2 tier, 6 AC 3 tier coaches along with 2 End on generation cars. As with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.

12205 Nanda Devi Express

Service[edit]

It is a daily train & covers the distance of 305 kilometres in 5 hours 50 minutes as 12205 New Delhi Dehradun Nanda Devi Express (52.29 km/hr)and in 5 hours 55 minutes as 12206 Dehradun New Delhi Nanda Devi Express (51.55 km/hr). It has a Superfast surcharge even though it averages well below 55 km/h (34 mph).

Traction[edit]

It is hauled end to end by a WAP-5 engine from the Ghaziabad shed.

Operation[edit]

12205 New Delhi Dehradun Nanda Devi Express leaves New Delhi on a daily basis at 2350 hrs and reaches Dehradun the next day at 0540 hrs.

12206 Dehradun New Delhi Nanda Devi Express leaves Dehradun on a daily basis at 2335 hrs and reaches New Delhi the next day at 0520 hrs .

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