Ranthambore Express

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Ranthambhore SF Express
Overview
Service type Superfast express
Status Operating
Current operator(s) Indian Railways
Route
Start Indore Junction BG (INDB)
Stops 27
End Jodhpur Junction (JU)
Distance travelled 910 km
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 12465 / 12466
On-board services
Class(es) 2nd setting, AC Chair, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class
Seating arrangements Available
Sleeping arrangements Available
Catering facilities Available (paid)
Baggage facilities Available
Technical
Track gauge Broad gauge
Operating speed Maximum - 110 km/hr, average - 57 km/hr
Route map
Ranthambore Express (Jodhpur - Indore) route map

The Ranthambore Express is a superfast train service which runs between Indore Junction railway station in Indore, the largest city and the commercial hub of the Central Indian state Madhya Pradesh, and Jodhpur, a major city in Rajasthan, India. It is the important train for Indore city as it connects Indore to the Capital of MARWAR and cultural city of India called suryanagri ( Jodhpur)

It was earlier known as Intercity Express.

Number and nomenclature[edit]

The number allowed for the train is:

  • 12465 - Indore to Jodhpur
  • 12466 - Jodhpur to Indore

The name "Ranthambore Express" refers to the forest of Rajasthan state named Ranthambore National Park

Arrival and departure information[edit]

The train operates daily in each direction.

  • Train no.12465 departs from Indore daily at 06:00 hrs. and arrives at Jodhpur the same day at 22:15 hrs.
  • Train no.12466 departs from Jodhpur at 06:10 and arrives at Indore the same day at 22:40 hrs.

Routes and halts[edit]

The train goes via Ujjain, Nagda and Jaipur, Kota. The important halts of the train are :

INDORE JUNCTIONDewasUjjain JunctionNagda Junction (rake reversal ) → VikramgarhRamganj Mandi railway stationKota JunctionSawai Madhopur ( rake reversal & diesel loco augmented till Jodhpur )→ JAIPURMakrana JunctionDeganaJodhpur railway station

Locomotive links and coach composite[edit]

The train is hauled by BRC WAP4/WAM4 locomotives from Indore to Sawai Madhopur and from there by BGKT WDP4/4B. It consists of 14/15 coaches:

  • 3 AC 3 Tier
  • 1 AC Chair Car
  • 2 Sleeper
  • 3 Reserved Chair Car
  • 6 General
  • 1 SLR cum Ladies
  • 1 SLR cum Handicap BRAKE CUM LUGGAGE / PARCEL VAN

Train detail[edit]

Detail of Ranthambhore Express
Train No. Sector
12465 Indore Junction – Jodhpur
12466 Jodhpur – Indore Junction

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