|Service type||Superfast Express|
|Locale||Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar|
|First service||1 January 1997|
|Current operator(s)||Central Railway Zone of Indian Railways|
|End||Patliputra Junction railway station (Patliputra)|
|Distance travelled||1,689 km (1,049 mi)|
|Average journey time||28 hrs 25 min|
|Class(es)||AC 1 Tier, AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper 3 Tier, Unreserved|
|Operating speed||59 km/h (37 mph) average with halts|
The 12141/42 Mumbai LTT- Patliputra Express, is a daily superfast express train service of the Central Railway Zone of Indian Railways. It runs between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai, Maharashtra and Patliputra Junction in Patna, Bihar.
This train was started in 1997 to facilitate the transportation of passengers from Mumbai to Patna. When it began, the train ran only on Tuesdays, and only from LTT to PNBE. When the Rajendranagar Terminal was inaugurated in 2003, service was extended from PNBE to RJPB. In 2009, the train line was again extended from LTT TO CSTM, therefore running from CSTM TO RJPB. Now this Train is running between LTT to PPTA and it is known as LTT-Patliputra Express
|Kalyan Jn (KYN)|
|Nasik Road (NK)|
|Manmad Jn (MMR)|
|Jalgaon Jn (JL)|
|Bhusaval Jn (BSL)|
|Mughal Sarai Jn (MGS)|
|Patliputra Junction (PPTA )|
This train has 24 coaches consisting of ONE AC First CUM AC 2 TIER(with effect from 3 November 2012 for Patna Going Passengers and from 5 November 2012 for Mumbai Going Passengers),ONE 2 AC TIER,FIVE 3 AC TIER,ONE PANTRY CAR, THTEE NON RESERVED SECOND CLASS,ELEVEN SLEEPER CLASS and TWO brake vans.The format is as follows-
From LTT to Itarsi, this train is hauled by either WAP 4 ET(Itarsi Shed)or WAP 4 BSL(Bhusawal Shed) . From Itarsi till Patliputra Junction, this train is carried by WDP-4B/4D Of Itarsi Shed.
This Train halts at 12 main stations, namely: Thane, Kalyan, Nasik, Manmad, Bhusawal, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Satna, Mughalsarai, Buxar and Ara.This train halts at Igatpuri and Itarsi because of technical and pantry reasons.
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