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Ranchi Rajdhani Express

Ranchi Rajdhani Express
Overview
Service type Superfast
Locale Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi
Current operator(s) Indian Railways
Route
Start Ranchi Junction
Stops 6(BOTH ROUTES)
End New Delhi
Distance travelled 1,306 km (812 mi) / 1,341 km (833 mi)
Average journey time 17 hours 10 minutes / 17 hours 40 minutes
Service frequency Bi - Weekly(viaDaltonganj) / Bi - Weekly(viaBOKARO)
Train number(s) 12453 / 12454; 12439/12440
On-board services
Class(es) ONE AC 1st Class,FOUR AC 2 Tier,SEVEN AC 3 Tier
Seating arrangements No
Sleeping arrangements Available
Catering facilities Available (included in the ticket)
Observation facilities Large Windows
Baggage facilities Available
Technical
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 78 km/h (48 mph) average with halts

The 12453/12454 Ranchi Rajdhani Express connects Ranchi and New Delhi. It is the fastest train on the Ranchi - Delhi sector besides Ranchi-New Delhi Garib rath.[1]

Service

The 12453/12454 Rajdhani Express is the fastest train on the Ranchi - Delhi sector. It runs four days in a week on between Ranchi and Delhi.[2] It operates as train number 12453 from Ranchi to New Delhi Railway Station and as train number 12440.

It has four halts in 12453 direction at Barkakana, Latehar, Daltonganj, Garwa Road, Mughalsarai Junction and Kanpur Central Junction.

A separate Ranchi Rajdhani (Train no. 12439/12440) via Grand Chord route is also there via Bokaro, Gomoh, Gaya.

This train is hauled by a WAP 4/WAP 5/WAP 7 locomotive of Ghaziabad shed in both directions. This train is now changed to LHB rakes since 1 July. This train now has Wi-Fi facilities.

Time table

Station Code Station Name 12453 - Ranchi to New Delhi

12454 - New Delhi to Ranchi

Arrival Departure Arrival Departure
RNC Ranchi Source 16:40 11:00 Destination
DTO Daltonganj 21:42 21:45 05:00 05:05
GHD Garwa Road 22:30 22:35 04:10 04:18
MGS Mughal Sarai Junction 01:50 02:00 01:18 01:28
CNB Kanpur Central 05:45 05:50 21:02 21:07
NDLS New Delhi 10:30 Destination Source 16:10

References

  1. ^ "Ranchi Rajdhani/2453⇒12453 Train Ranchi/RNC to New Delhi/NDLS Complete Train Route - India Rail Info - Database of Indian Railways Trains & Stations". India Rail Info. Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
  2. ^ "Ranchi Rajdhani Express/2440⇒12440 Train New Delhi/NDLS to Ranchi/RNC Complete Train Route - India Rail Info - Database of Indian Railways Trains & Stations". India Rail Info. Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
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