Satavahana Express

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Satavahana Express
12714 Sathavahana Express Name Board (Vijayawada - Secunderbad).jpg
12713 (BZA-SC) Sathavahana Express at Ghatkesar.jpg
A WAP 7-hauled 12713 (BZA-SC) Satavahana Express speeding past Ghatkesar towards Secunderabad
Service type Superfast Express
Locale Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
Current operator(s) South Central Railways
Start Vijayawada Junction
End Secunderabad Junction
Distance travelled 351 km (218 mi)
Average journey time 5 hrs 35 min for both
upwards and downwards journey
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 12713 / 12714
On-board services
Class(es) AC Chair Car, Second Sitting, Pantry, Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements No
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 62.87 km/h (39.07 mph) average with halts
Route map
Sathavahana Express (BZA-SC) Route map.jpg

Satavahana Express (12713/12714) is an Intercity Express operated between Vijayawada and Secunderabad.[1] The Vijayawada Division of South Central Railways of Indian Railways administers this train. The train covers 351 kilometres (218 mi) in just 5 hours and 35 minutes.[2]


The train is called Satavahana in honour of the Satavahana Dynasty which ruled areas of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Halting stations[edit]

The train halts at Kazipet, Warangal, Kesamudram, Mahabubabad, Dornakal, Khammam and Madhira.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Train Name Index" (PDF). Portal of Indian Railways. p. 13. Retrieved 31 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Satavahana passengers spend tense moments". The Hindu. 2012-02-02. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 

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