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Ajmer–Sealdah Express is a Superfast express train belonging to Indian Railways that runs between Ajmer Junction and Sealdah in India.

Ajmer Sealdah Express
12987 Sealdah Ajmer Superfast Express.JPG
Overview
Service typeSuperfast
First serviceSeptember 12, 2009; 9 years ago (2009-09-12)
Current operator(s)North Western Railway zone
Route
StartAjmer Junction
Stops19/18
EndSealdah
Distance travelled1,642 km (1,020 mi)
Service frequencydaily
On-board services
Class(es)AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved
Seating arrangementsYes
Sleeping arrangementsYes
Catering facilitiesPantry Car attached
Baggage facilitiesAvailable
Technical
Rolling stockStandard Indian Railway coaches
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed60.26 km/h (37 mph)

It operates as train number 12988 from Ajmer Junction to Sealdah and as train number 12987 in the reverse direction.

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ServiceEdit

The 12988 Ajmer Sealdah Superfast Express covers the distance of 1642 kilometres in 27 h 5 min (60.6 km/h) and in 27 h 25 min (59.9 km/h) as 12987 Sealdah Ajmer Superfast Express.

As the average speed of the train is above 55 km/h, as per Indian Railway rules, its fare includes a Superfast surcharge.

 
12987 Sealdah Ajmer Superfast Express - Sleeper coach

RouteingEdit

The 12988/87 Ajmer Sealdah Superfast Express runs via Jaipur Junction, Agra Fort, Kanpur Central, Allahabad Junction, Gaya Junction & Dhanbad Junction.

TractionEdit

A Bhagat Ki Kothi based WDP 4 hauls the train between Ajmer Junction & Agra Fort after which a Howrah based WAP 4 hauls the train until Sealdah.

TimetableEdit

12988 Ajmer Sealdah Superfast Express leaves Ajmer Junction daily at 12:50 IST and reaches Sealdah at 15:55 IST the next day.

12987 Sealdah Ajmer Superfast Express leaves Sealdah daily at 22:55 IST and reaches Ajmer Junction at 02:45 IST on the 3rd day.

Coach compositionEdit

  • 1 AC II Tier
  • 3 AC III Tier
  • 1 PC - Pantry Car
  • 13 Sleeper Coaches
  • 4 General
  • 2 Second-class Luggage/parcel van
Loco 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
  GRD GEN GEN S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6 S7 S8 S9 S10 S11 S12 S13 PC B3 B2 B1 A1 GEN GEN GRD


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