Pune Secunderabad Shatabdi Express

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Pune - Secunderabad Shatabdi
Trainboard of 12026 Shatabdi Express.jpg
Overview
Service type Shatabdi Express
First service 13 November 2011
Current operator(s) Central Railway
Route
Start Pune Junction
Stops 6
End Secunderabad Junction
Distance travelled 597 km (371 mi)
Average journey time 8 hours 30 minutes
Service frequency Six days a week (except Tuesdays)
On-board services
Class(es) AC Chair Car, Executive Class
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements No
Catering facilities Yes
Observation facilities New LHB Shatabdi Rake
Technical
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 70.58 km/h (44 mph)

Pune – Secunderabad Shatabdi[1] is a train operated by the Central Railway which is running between Pune Junction in Maharashtra and Secunderabad in Telangana. The train commenced service on 13 November 2011. The train runs at an average speed of 70.58 km/h and is the fastest diesel hauled shatabdi train on IR and also the fastest train connecting these two cities. The train travels from Pune Junction to Secunderabad in 8 hours and 30 mins as 12025 Shatabdi Express (70.23 km/hr) & 8 hours 25 mins as 12026 Shatabdi Express.

Coach E1 of 12026 Shatabdi Express
12025 (Pune-SC) Shatabdi Express 01

Coach composition[edit]

It generally carries 1 AC Executive class coach & 9 AC Chair Car coaches in addition to 2 EOG cars. Unlike most Shatabdi's it does not have a pantry car & picks up refreshments & meals from intermediate stops. Like most trains, coach composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways

Starting on 30 July 2014, a brand new LHB rake has been allotted to Pune Secunderabad Shatabdi Express [1].

Loco link[edit]

It is regularly hauled by a WDM 3A engine from the Pune shed although WDP 4 has also hauled the train. Wadi Junction when it is operating as 12026 Shatabdi Express also serves as a refueling halt.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pune-Secunderabad Shatabdi Express/12025". Indiarailinfo. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 

See also[edit]