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|Service type||Superfast Express|
|Current operator(s)||Central Railway|
|Distance travelled||967 km (601 mi)|
|Average journey time||16 hours 03 minutes|
|Train number(s)||12105 / 12106|
|Class(es)||AC 1st Class, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved|
|Catering facilities||Available, No Pantry car coach|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
110 km/h (68 mph) maximum |
60.44 km/h (38 mph), excluding halts
The 12105/12106 Vidarbha Express is a super fast express train belonging to Indian Railways that runs between Mumbai CST and Gondia in Maharashtra. It is a daily service. It operates as train number 12105 from Mumbai CST to Gondia and as train number 12106 in the reverse direction.
The 12105/12106 Vidarbha Express has 1 AC 1st Class cum AC 2 tier, 2 AC 2 tier, 1 AC 2 cum AC 3 tier, 5 AC 3 tier, 10 Sleeper Class & 4 General unreserved coaches. As with most train services in India, Coach composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.
The service was the first Air-Brake rake train from Nagpur Division of Central Railways and used to have Green-Blue liveried coaches when introduced with D suffixed on coach numbers at end. The rake was later on transferred to Mumbai Division when it was extended to Gondia.
The 12105/12106 Vidarbha Express initially ran between Mumbai CST & Nagpur and was later extended to Gondia. It is a daily service covering the distance of 967 km in 16 hours as 2105 & 16 hours 05 mins as 12106 at an average speed of 60.44 km/hr in both directions.
Dual traction WCAM 3 locos would haul the train between Mumbai CST & Igatpuri after which a Bhusawal WAP 4 would take over for the remainder on the journey. It has banker engines attached between Kasara & Igatpuri.
With Central Railways having completed the changeover from DC to AC traction, it was hauled end to end by a Bhusaval based WAP 4. Later the link was given to Nagpur Division and the locomotives are shared with 12289/90 Nagpur Mumbai CST Duronto Express, It gets WAP 7 of Ajni shed
- Gondia Junction, SECR
- Tirora, SECR
- Tumsar Road Junction, SECR
- Bhandara Road, SECR
- Nagpur Junction, CR
- Ajni, CR
- Wardha Junction, CR
- PulgaonJn, CR
- Dhamangaon RLY, CR
- Chalisgaon Jn
- Manmad Jn
- Nasik Road
- Kalyan Jn
- Mumbai CST, CR
Thane is not a halt when it plies as 12105 Vidarbha Express.
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