Sewagram Express

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Sewagram Superfast Express
12139 Sewagram Express - Nagpur Train board.jpg
Overview
Service typeSuperfast
Current operator(s)Central Railways
Route
StartMumbai CSMT
Stops31
EndNagpur Junction
Distance travelled837 km (520 mi)
Service frequencydaily
On-board services
Class(es)AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved
Seating arrangementsYes
Sleeping arrangementsYes
Catering facilitiesNo Pantry Car attached
Observation facilities6 Slip coaches of Mumbai CSMT Balharshah Express attached
Technical
Rolling stockStandard Indian Railway coaches
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed110 km/h (68 mph) maximum
55.49 km/h (34 mph), including halts
Route map
Sewagram Express (Nagpur - Mumbai) Route map.jpg

The 12139/40 Mumbai CSMT Nagpur Sewagram Superfast Express is a Superfast express train belonging to Indian Railways that runs between Mumbai CSMT and Nagpur Junction in India.

It operates as train number 12139 from Mumbai CSMT to Nagpur Junction and as train number 12140 in the reverse direction.

Coaches[edit]

The 12139/40 Mumbai CSMT Nagpur Sewagram Superfast Express presently has 1 AC 2 tier, 3 AC 3 tier, 9 Sleeper Class & 5 General Unreserved coaches.

As with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.

Service[edit]

The 12139 Mumbai CSMT Nagpur Sewagram Superfast Express covers the distance of 837 kilometres in 15 hours 10 mins (55.19 km/hr) & in 15 hours 00 mins (55.80 km/hr) as 12140 Nagpur Mumbai CSMT Sewagram Superfast Express.

As the average speed of the train is above 55 km/hr, as per Indian Railway rules, its fare includes a Superfast surcharge.

Routeing[edit]

The 12139/40 Mumbai CSMT Nagpur Sewagram Superfast Express runs via Kalyan Junction, Nashik, Bhusawal Junction, Akola Junction, Badnera Junction, Wardha Junction to Nagpur Junction.

The slip coaches of the Mumbai CSMT Balharshah are detached/attached at Wardha Junction.

Traction[edit]

Previously, dual traction WCAM 3 locos hauled the train between Mumbai CSMT & Igatpuri handing over to the powerful Ajni based WAP 7 locomotive which hauled the train until Nagpur Junction.

With Central Railway completing the change over of 1500 V DC traction to 25 kV AC traction on 6 June 2015, this train is now hauled end to end by Ajni based WAP 7 locomotive.

Time Table[edit]

12139 Mumbai CSMT Nagpur Sewagram Superfast Express leaves Mumbai CSMT daily at 15:00 hrs IST and reaches Nagpur Junction at 06:10 hrs IST the next day.

12140 Nagpur Mumbai CSMT Sewagram Superfast Express leaves Nagpur Junction daily at 20:50 hrs IST and reaches Mumbai CSMT at 11:40 hrs IST the next day.

Gallery[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "Welcome to Indian Railway Passenger reservation Enquiry". Archived from the original on 7 April 2000. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  • "IRCTC Online Passenger Reservation System". irctc.co.in. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  • "[IRFCA] Welcome to IRFCA.org, the home of IRFCA on the internet". irfca.org. Retrieved 30 May 2014.

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