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Raptisagar Express Name Board
|Current operator(s)||Indian Railway|
|Distance travelled||3,253 km (2,021 mi)|
|Average journey time||57 hours 05 minutes|
|Service frequency||Tri weekly|
|Train number(s)||12511 / 12512|
|Class(es)||First AC ,2 Tier AC ,3 Tier AC,Sleeper Class,General|
|Observation facilities||Large windows|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
The Raptisagar Express is a super fast express train which runs tri-weekly between Trivandrum Central in Kerala state and Gorakhpur city in Uttar Pradesh state in India. This train goes via the cities of Kollam, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Erode, Salem, Chennai, Vijayawada, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jhansi, Kanpur, and Lucknow in India.
The current operator of the train is northern eastern railway.
Name of the Train
This train has 23 coach cars which includes Second AC and Third AC compartments being air conditioned.
The train leaves Trivandrum Central at 6.15 in the morning on Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday to reach Gorakhpur at 3.10 in the evening on the 3rd day. The return train (12511) leaves Gorakhpur at 6.35 AM on Thursday, Friday and Sunday to reach Trivandrum Central at 5.30 PM on the 3rd day. The train has an average speed of about 58 km/h during its journey.
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