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Sampoorna Kranti Express

Sampoorna Kranti Express
संपूर्ण क्रांति एक्सप्रेस
Overview
Service type Mail/Express
Locale Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi
First service February 16, 2002
Current operator(s) East Central Railway
Route
Start Rajendra Nagar Terminal
Stops 3
End New Delhi Railway Station
Distance travelled 1,002 km (623 mi)
Average journey time 15 hours
Service frequency Daily
On-board services
Class(es) AC 1 Tier (01), AC 2 Tier (01), AC 3 Tier (03), Sleeper 3 Tier (09), Unreserved
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes
Technical
Operating speed 130 km/h (81 mph) average with halts[1]

The Sampoorna Kranti Express is an Indian express passenger train service, which runs between Patna and New Delhi.

The service began running on February 16, 2002, and is one of the fastest train services in India, traversing the 999 km distance in under fourteen and half hours, which is faster than the previous Magadh Express Patna-New Delhi service and the Shramjeevi express on the same route.

The train makes only two stops between Patna and New Delhi: at Kanpur Central and Mughalsarai. However, the train has no commercial stoppage between Patna and New Delhi, and for technical reasons takes about an hour longer on the journey from Patna to New Delhi.[1] The train is hauled by powerful WAP4 Engine. It has LHB sleeper and AC coaches in the new Rajdhani livery. It is one of the longest trains in India along with Prayagraj Express and Karnatka Express. During its run with ICF coaches In peak seasons two bogies were attached to ease the extreme rush during the period making it of twenty six bogies Now, with LHB Coaches the composition of the Train is as follows class = AC 1 Tier (01), AC 2 Tier (01), AC 3 Tier (03), Sleeper 3 Tier (09), Unreserved | seating (05)= Yes Pantry Car (01) EOG (02) (Total=22 Coaches). It is among the top-priority trains in Indian-railways. [2]

Time Table

From Patna to Delhi- 12393. The train starts from Rajendranagar Terminal daily
Station Code Station Name Arrival Departure Platform
RJPB Rajendranagar Terminal Starting Station 17:35 2
PNBE Patna Junction 17:50 18:00 4
MGS Mughal Sarai Junction 21:05 21:15 N/A
CNB Kanpur Central 01:45 01:50 N/A
NDLS New Delhi Railway Station 08:35 Destination Station 15

From Delhi to Patna - 12394. The train starts from New Delhi Railway Station daily.

Station Code Station Name Arrival Departure Platform
NDLS New Delhi railway station Starting Station 17:25 16
CNB Kanpur Central 23:05 23:10 5
MGS Mughal Sarai Junction 03:30 03:40 N/A
PNBE Patna Junction 06:55 07:05 1
RJPB Rajendranagar Terminal Starting Station 07:35 2

References

  1. ^ a b Kumod Verma,TNN (11 June 2014). "Sampoorna Kranti Exp to run at 130 kmph".  
  2. ^ Sampoorna Kranti Exp to be one of the fastest trains, The Times of India, February 10, 2002.

This is the only train that has been provided with coaches. Here sleeper class as well as general coaches are provided with LHB coaches along with a generator van. These LHB coaches make coaches jerk free.


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