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|First service||1976 (split train as Kerala - Karnataka (KK) Express )|
1983 (as separate train, Karnataka Express)
|Current operator(s)||South Western Railway|
|Distance travelled||2410 km|
|Average journey time||39 hrs 30 mins (up direction) and 40 hrs 45 mins (down direction)|
|Train number(s)||12627 /12628|
|Class(es)||AC First Class, AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class, Unreserved|
|Catering facilities||Available (Paid)|
|Track gauge||Broad Gauge|
|Operating speed||Maximum - 110.0 km/hr, Average - 61 km/hr|
Route & HaltsEdit
It runs from KSR Bengaluru via Yelahanka, Dharmavaram, Anantpur, Guntakal, Wadi, Solapur, Daund, Manmad, Bhusaval ,Burhanpur, Khandwa, Itarsi, Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior, Agra Cantt. to New Delhi.
Both trains are hauled by a Pune based WDP-4D locomotive from KSR Bengaluru to Daund and handing over to a Tughlakabad based WAP 7 locomotive from Daund to New Delhi and vice versa. Now they run with LHB coaches and a WAP7 hauls it end to end with WDP4D piggybacking from Wadi to Daund in both directions.
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