Shanti Express

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Shanti Express is a daily express train offered by Western Railways in India. It runs between Indore Junction of Indore City in the state of Madhya Pradesh and Gandhinagar, the capital of Gujarat. The name Shanti means 'peace' which reflects the peace messages given by the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi.

Shanti Express
Shanti Express - sleeper class

Route and halts[edit]

The train goes via Ujjain Junction, Ratlam Junction and Ahemdabad Junction. The important halts through its journey include:


The train consists of 18 coaches:

  • 1 AC II tier
  • 1 AC III tier
  • 8 sleeper class
  • 5 general chair cars


It is hauled by WAP 4 of Vadodara Shed or WDM 3A of Ratlam Shed.

Speed and frequency[edit]

The train operates daily from both the cities. It runs with an average speed of 50 km/h.

The Shanti Express is the only train connection for Indore to Ahmedabad.

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