Ranchi Rajdhani Express
|Service type||Rajdhani express|
|Locale||Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi|
|Current operator(s)||Indian Railways|
|Distance travelled||1,306 km (812 mi) / 1,341 km (833 mi)|
|Average journey time||17 hours 40 minutes / 16 hours 55 minutes|
|Service frequency||Bi - Weekly(via Daltonganj) / Bi - Weekly(via Bokaro)|
|Train number(s)||12453 / 12454; 12439/12440|
|Class(es)||AC 1st Class, AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier|
|Catering facilities||AVAILABLE (included in the ticket)|
|Observation facilities||LHB COACHES|
|Entertainment facilities||NOT AVAILABLE|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||95 km/h (59 mph) average with halts|
The 12453/12454 Rajdhani Express is the fastest train on the Ranchi - Delhi sector. It runs four days in a week on between Ranchi and Delhi. It operates as train number 12453 from Ranchi to New Delhi Railway Station and as train number 12440.
On 12 May 2012,30 people reported ill after eating the food and numerous of passengers vomited .
This table shows the time-table of 12453/12454 Rajdhani Express (via Daltonganj).
|Station Code||Station Name|
|MGS||Mughal Sarai Junction||01:47||01:57||01:18||01:28|
The 12439/12440 Rajdhani Express (via Bokaro) has a journey time of 16 hours and 55 minutes. It covers 1307 km at the average speed of 95 km/h and touches a top speed of 130 km/h in Gaya – New Delhi section of route. The 12439 Rajdhani Express (via Bokaro) departs Ranchi Junction at 5:55pm in the evening and reaches New Delhi at 10:50 in the morning. And the 12440 Rajdhani Express (via Bokaro) departs New Delhi at 16:05pm in the evening and reaches Ranchi Junction at 9:10am in the morning.
- "Ranchi Rajdhani/2453⇒12453 Train Ranchi/RNC to New Delhi/NDLS Complete Train Route - India Rail Info - Database of Indian Railways Trains & Stations". India Rail Info. Retrieved 2011-01-24.
- "Ranchi Rajdhani Express/2440⇒12440 Train New Delhi/NDLS to Ranchi/RNC Complete Train Route - India Rail Info - Database of Indian Railways Trains & Stations". India Rail Info. Retrieved 2011-01-24.