Sealdah – New Delhi Duronto Express
|Service type||Superfast, Duronto Express|
|First service||September 18, 2009|
|Current operator(s)||Eastern Railway zone|
|Distance travelled||1,453.237632 km (903 mi)|
|Average journey time||16 hours, 55 minutes|
|Service frequency||12259 – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday. 12260 – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday.|
|Class(es)||AC 1st Class, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier|
|Catering facilities||Pantry Car Coach attached|
|Observation facilities||LHB Coaches|
|Rolling stock||Standard Indian Railway Duronto coaches|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||135.184896 km/h (84 mph) (Maximum Speed),
85.295232 km/h (53 mph) (Average Speed), including halts
It was the first and the fastest Duronto Express to be launched as announced in the Railway budget of 2008 / 09.
As is customary with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.
Routeing & Technical Halts
- "DURONTO TRAIN LIST". indianrail.gov.in. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
- "Mamata flags off Sealdah-New Delhi Duronto train - Indian Express". archive.indianexpress.com. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
- "tatkal/video/irfca---sealdah-new-delhi-ac-duronto-express-behind-the-power-of-howrah-wap-7-30203/8-aEBGiLzd_361333S11". firstpost.com. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
- "Painter Mamata adds dash of colour to Duronto Express | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". dnaindia.com. Retrieved 30 May 2014.