Varanasi Dehradun Express

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Start Date- 21 October 1930

Varanasi Dehradun Janta Express
14265 Varanasi Dehradun Express - trainboard.jpg
Overview
Service type Express
Current operator(s) Northern Railways
Route
Start Varanasi Junction
Stops 46 as 14265 Varanasi Dehradun Janta Express, 48 as 14266 Dehradun Varanasi Janta Express
End Dehradun
Distance travelled 846 km (526 mi)
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 14265 / 14266
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities No Pantry Car attached
Observation facilities No Rake sharing
Technical
Rolling stock Standard Indian Railway coaches
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 110 km/h (68 mph) maximum
38.90 km/h (24 mph), including halts
Route map
(Varanasi - Dehradun) Express route map

The 14265/14266 Varanasi Dehradun Janta Express is Express express train belonging to Indian Railways, that runs between Varanasi Junction and Dehradun in India.

It operates as train number 14265 from Varanasi Junction to Dehradun and as train number 14266 in the reverse direction.

Coaches[edit]

The 14265/14266 Varanasi Dehradun Janta Express presently has 1 AC 2 tier, 1 AC 3 tier, 8 Sleeper Class and 9 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 14265 Varanasi Dehradun Janta Express covers the distance of 846 kilometres in 22 hours 05 mins (38.31 km/hr) & in 21 hours 25 mins (39.50 km/hr) as 14266 Dehradun Varanasi Janta Express.

As the average speed of the train is below 55 km/hr, as per Indian Railway rules, its fare does not include a Superfast surcharge.

14265 Varanasi Dehradun Express - AC 2 tier coach
14265 Varanasi Dehradun Express - Sleeper coach

Traction[edit]

It is hauled by Lucknow based WAP-7 locomotive for its entire run.

Timetable[edit]

14265 Varanasi Dehradun Janta Express leaves Varanasi Junction daily at 08:30 hrs IST and reaches Dehradun at 06:35 hrs IST the next day.

14266 Dehradun Varanasi Janta Express leaves Dehradun daily at 18:20 hrs IST and reaches Varanasi Junction at 15:45 hrs IST the next day.

Station Code Station Name

14265 - Varanasi Junction to Dehradun[1]

Distance
from Source
in km
Day

14266 - Dehradun to Varanasi Junction[2]

Distance
from Source
in km
Day
Arrival Departure Arrival Departure
BSB Varanasi Junction Source 08:30 0 1 15:45 Destination 846 2
PBH Partapgarh Junction 11:45 11:50 129 1 11:52 11:57 718 2
LKO Lucknow Junction NR 16:35 16:45 302 1 07:35 07:55 545 2
SPN Shahjehanpur 20:07 20:12 466 1 03:10 03:15 380 2
BE Bareilly Junction 21:12 21:17 537 1 02:00 02:05 310 2
MB Moradabad 23:35 23:50 627 1 23:55 00:30 219 2
PBH Najibabad 01:35 01:40 726 2 22:04 22:06 121 1
LRJ Laksar Junction 02:52 02:55 767 2 21:10 21:13 79 1
HW Haridwar Junction 03:45 04:20 794 2 20:05 20:33 52 1
DDN Dehradun 06:35 Destination 846 2 Source 18:20 0 1

Train Accident[edit]

On 20 March 2015 train number 14266 derailed in Bachhrawa near Rae Bareli at 09:10 in the morning.It was returning from Dehradun to Varanasi.As per sources 38 people died while more than 200 injured.The central government offered ₹200000 compensation for dead,₹50000 for seriously injured and ₹20000 for minor injured people.According to Indian Railways the main cause of the accident was the failure of train's braking system.

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