Pune Secunderabad Shatabdi Express
|Service type||Shatabdi Express|
|First service||13 November 2011|
|Current operator(s)||Central Railway|
|Distance travelled||597 km (371 mi)|
|Average journey time||8 hours 30 minutes|
|Service frequency||Six days a week (except Tuesdays)|
|Class(es)||AC Chair Car, Executive Class|
|Observation facilities||New LHB Shatabdi Rake|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||70.58 km/h (44 mph)|
Pune – Secunderabad Shatabdi 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.
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 .
- "Pune-Secunderabad Shatabdi Express/12025". Indiarailinfo. Retrieved 2012-02-03.