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Indore – Patna Express

Indore - Patna Express, इन्दौर - पटना एक्सप्रेस
Overview
Service type Mail/Express
Locale Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar
First service 1995
Current operator(s) Western Railway
Route
Start Indore Junction
Stops 12
End Patna Junction
Distance travelled 1,772 km (1,101 mi)
Average journey time 26.5 hours
Service frequency Weekly
On-board services
Class(es) AC 1 Tier, AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper 3 Tier, Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Technical
Operating speed 66 km/h (41 mph) average with halts
Route map

The Indore – Patna Express (Hindi:इन्दौर - पटना एक्सप्रेस, Urdu:پٹنہ ایکسپریس - اندور) is a Mail/Express Train of the Indian Railways, which runs between Indore Junction railway station of Indore, the largest city and commercial hub of Central Indian state Madhya Pradesh and Patna Junction, railway station of Patna, the capital city of Bihar.

Contents

  • Arrival and departure 1
  • Route and halts 2
  • Coach composite 3
  • Average speed and frequency 4
  • Loco link 5
  • Rake maintenance and sharing 6
  • See also 7
  • References 8

Arrival and departure

Train no.19313 departs from Indore every at Wednesday at 14:00 hrs. from platform no.5 reaching Patna Junction the next day at 16:00 hrs. Train no.19314 departs from Patna, every Thursday at 17:20 hrs., reaching Indore the next day at 12:30 hrs.

Route and halts

The train goes via Bhopal and Sultanpur. The important halts of the train are:

Coach composite

The train consist of 22 Coaches :

  • 2 AC II Tier
  • 2 AC III Tier
  • 12 Sleeper Coaches
  • 4 Un Reserved
  • 1 Ladies/Handy Capped
  • 1 Luggage/Brake Van

Average speed and frequency

The train runs with an average speed of 63 km/h. The train runs on Weekly basis.

Loco link

The train is hauled by Ratlam RTM WDM-3 Diesel engine.

Rake maintenance and sharing

The train is maintained by the Indore Coaching Depot. The same rake is used for Indore - Rajendra Nagar Express, Indore - Pune Express and Indore - Nagpur Express for one way which is altered by the second rake on the other way.

See also

References

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