Hyderabad–Vasco da Gama Express

Hyderabad–Vasco da Gama Express is an express train service connecting Hyderabad in Telangana, India with Vasco da Gama, Goa, India.

Hyderabad–Vasco da Gama Express
Overview
Service typeExpress train
StatusOperating
LocaleTelangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka & Goa
First service29 December 2016; 5 years ago (2016-12-29)
Current operator(s)South Central Railway zone
Route
StartHyderabad Deccan (HYB)
Stops22
EndVasco da Gama (VSG)
Distance travelled823 km (511 mi)
Average journey time20 Hours
Service frequencyWeekly
Train number(s)17021 / 17022
On-board services
Class(es)2A, 3A, SL, SLR and UR / GS
Disabled accessDisabled access
Seating arrangementsCorridor coach
(unreserved)
Sleeping arrangementsCouchette car
(reserved)
Auto-rack arrangementsNo
Catering facilitiesNo
Observation facilitiesWindows in all carriages
Entertainment facilitiesNo
Baggage facilitiesOverhead racks
Baggage carriage
Technical
Rolling stockBogie:
One AC 2-Tier (A1)
One AC 3-Tier (BV1)
Three II SL (SV)
Three UR / GS
Two SLR
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Electrification25 kV AC, 50 Hz
Operating speed41 kilometres per hour (25 mph)
Track owner(s)South Central Railway zone
Route map
(Hyderabad - Vasco) Express (Tirupathi - Vasco) route map.png

OverviewEdit

This train had its inaugural run on 29 December 2016[1] and regular run commenced from 5 January 2017.[2]

RakesEdit

The train has 10 coaches comprising one AC 2-tier (A1), one AC 3-tier (BV1), three Second Class sleepers (SV), three general compartments (unreserved) and two luggage rakes.[a]

Loco 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  SLR GS A1 BV1 SV1 SV2 SV3 GS GS SLR

RouteingEdit

The 17021 / 22 Hyderabad–Vasco da Gama Express runs from Hyderabad via Mahbubnagar railway station, Kurnool City railway station, Dhone Junction railway station, Guntakal Junction, Bellary Junction railway station, Hospet Junction, Gadag Junction railway station, Hubli Junction, Londa Junction, and Castle Rock, Sanverdam, Madgoan.

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The coach composition is subject to change.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tirupati–Vasco Da Gama Express and Hyderabad–Vasco Da Gama Express Trains to be Introduced". South Central Railway zone. Secunderabad: Indian Railways. 25 December 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  2. ^ "SCR to introduce new trains to Vasco from Hyderabad, Tirupati starting December 29". The New Indian Express. Hyderabad. 26 December 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2017.

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