Bundelkhand Express

The 11107 / 11108 Bundelkhand Express is an express train belonging to Indian Railways - North Central Railway zone that runs between Gwalior Junction and Banaras. It is also an ISO certified train .

Bundelkhand Express
Overview
Service typeExpress
LocaleMadhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh
Current operator(s)North Central Railways
Route
StartGwalior (GWL)
Stops28 as 11107
34 as 11108
EndBanaras (BSBS)
Distance travelled624 km (388 mi)
Average journey time14 hours 10 mins as 11107
15 hours 10 mins as 11108
Service frequencyDaily
Train number(s)11107 / 11108
On-board services
Class(es)AC First Class, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved
Seating arrangementsYes
Sleeping arrangementsYes
Catering facilitiesNo Pantry car attached
Other facilitiesBelow the seats
Technical
Rolling stockICF Coaches
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed110 km/h (68 mph) maximum,
43 km/h (27 mph) average including halts

It operates with train number 11107 from Gwalior Junction to Banaras and with train number 11108 in the reverse direction serving the state of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya pradesh.

It is named after the Bundelkhand region of the states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

CoachesEdit

The 11107/11108 Bundelkhand Express has 1 AC First Class cum AC 3 tier, 1 AC 2 tier, 8 Sleeper Class, 6 General Unreserved & 2 SLR (Seating cum Luggage Rake) Coaches. It does not carry a Pantry car coach.

As is customary with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.

ServiceEdit

The 11107 Bundelkhand Express covers the distance of 624 km (388 mi) in 14 hours 10 mins (44.05 km/hr) & in 15 hours 10 mins as 11108 Bundelkhand Express (41.14 km/hr).

As the average speed of the train is below 55 km/h (34 mph), as per Indian Railway rules, its fare does not include a Superfast surcharge.

RouteingEdit

The 11107/11108 Bundelkhand Express runs from Gwalior Junction via Jhansi Junction, Banda Junction, Manikpur Junction, Prayagraj Junction, Janghai Junction to Banaras.

It reverses direction of travel once at Prayagraj Junction.

TractionEdit

Previously, a Jhansi / Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Jn. based WDM 3A locomotive powered the train for its entire journey as large sections of the route were not electrified.

With progressive electrification, it is now hauled by a Kanpur / Jhansi based WAP 4 locomotive between Banaras and Gwalior Junction.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Bundelkhand Express receives ISO certification - The Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  • "Bundelkhand Express Derailed in Madhya Pradesh, Train Accident, Train derails in Datia district, Varanasi, Gwalior, 15 dead in MP train accident, Indian Railway". mapsofindia.com. Archived from the original on 26 July 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014.

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