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Surat Bhagalpur Express

Surat Bhagalpur Express
Service type Mail/Express
Status Operating
Current operator(s) Indian Railways
Start Surat
Stops 34
End Bhagalpur
Distance travelled 1825
Average journey time 33 hrs 35 mins
Service frequency Two days a week
Train number(s) 19047 / 19048
On-board services
Class(es) AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class, Unreserved
Seating arrangements Available
Sleeping arrangements Available
Catering facilities Available (Paid)
Baggage facilities Available
Track gauge Broad Gauge
Operating speed Average - 54 km/hr (excluding stops)

The Surat – Bhagalpur Express is an Indian express passenger train service running between Surat and Bhagalpur.


  • Number and nomenclature 1
  • Schedule information 2
  • Rake and locomotive 3
    • Coach composite 3.1
  • See also 4
  • External links 5

Number and nomenclature

The number provided for the train is :

  • 19047 - from Surat to Bhagalpur
  • 19048 - from Bhagalpur to Surat

Schedule information

The train operates two days in week in both directions. Train number 19047 departs from Surat on Tuesday and Saturday at 0935 hrs, while on return, Train number 19048 departs from Bhagalpur on Monday and Thursday at 0915 hrs.

The train runs on the Udhna-Jalgaon Rail Route. There are more than 36 halts of this train including major cities and suburban stations.

Rake and locomotive

The Surat – Bhagalpur Express has, on a regular basis, at least 22 carriages. It is powered by a single WAP-4 electric locomotive between Surat and Itarsi Junction, and by two paired diesel locomotives (either WDM-3A or WDM-3D from Itarsi Junction to Bhagalpur.

The train averages 54 kilometres per hour (34 mph) in both directions.

Coach composite

The train's 22 coaches comprise:

  • 3 AC III Tier
  • 13 Sleeper
  • 4 General
  • 1 Ladies special coach
  • 1 luggage/brake van

See also

External links

  • Surat Bhagalpur Express at India Rail Info
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