Yeshvantapur–Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Duronto Express

The Yeshvantapur Delhi Sarai Rohilla Duronto Express is a Superfast express train of the Duronto Express category belonging to Indian Railways - South Western Railway zone that runs between Yeshvantapur Junction and Delhi Sarai Rohilla in India.

Yeshvantapur Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Duronto Express
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A WAP 7 of Lallaguda hauling 12213 Yeshwantpur Delhi Duronto Express near Lingampally
Overview
Service typeSuperfast, Duronto Express
First service19 February 2011
Current operator(s)South Western Railways
Route
StartYeshvantapur Junction(YPR)
Stops5
EndDelhi Sarai Rohilla(DEE)
Distance travelled2,367 km (1,471 mi)
Average journey time31 hours 20 minutes as 12213 Yeshvantapur Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Duronto Express, 32 hours 55 minutes as 12214 Delhi Sarai Rohilla Yeshvantapur AC Duronto Express
Service frequencyWeekly. 12213 Yeshvantapur Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Duronto Express - Saturday. 12214 Delhi Sarai Rohilla Yeshvantapur AC Duronto Express - Monday.
On-board services
Class(es)AC 1st Class, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier
Seating arrangementsYes
Sleeping arrangementsYes
Catering facilitiesPantry Car Coach attached
Technical
Rolling stockLHB Coaches
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed130 km/h (81 mph) (Maximum Speed),
75 km/h (47 mph) (Average Speed), including halts

It operates as train number 12213 from Yeshvantapur Junction to Delhi Sarai Rohilla and as train number 12214 in the reverse direction serving the states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh & Delhi.

It is the only train which passes the major stations of Hazrat Nizamuddin & New Delhi without halting at either of them.

CoachesEdit

The 12213 / 14 Yeshvantapur Delhi Sarai Rohilla Duronto Express presently has 1 AC 1st Class, 3 AC 2 tier, 9 AC 3 tier & 2 End on Generator Coaches. In addition, it also carries 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 12213 Yeshvantapur Delhi Sarai Rohilla Duronto Express covers the distance of 2367 kilometres in 31 hours 20 mins 75.54 km/h (47 mph) & in 32 hours 55 mins as 12214 Delhi Sarai Rohilla Yeshvantapur Duronto Express 71.91 km/h (45 mph).

As the average speed of the train is above 55 km/h (34 mph), as per Indian Railway rules, its fare includes a Superfast surcharge.

Routeing & Technical HaltsEdit

The 12213 / 14 Yeshvantapur Delhi Sarai Rohilla Duronto Express runs from Yeshvantapur Junction via Guntakal Junction, Secunderabad Junction, Balharshah Junction, Bhopal Habibganj Railway Station, Jhansi Junction to Delhi Sarai Rohilla.

Additionally, it has a technical halt at Nagpur.

TractionEdit

Due to partial electrification, upon introduction until around 6 November 2017, the 12213 / 14 Yeshvantapur Delhi Sarai Rohilla Duronto Express was hauled by a Krishnarajapuram based WDP 4/B/D from Yeshvantapur Junction up to Secunderabad Junction handing over to a Lallaguda based WAP 7 which would power the train up to its destination Delhi Sarai Rohilla.

With progressive electrification, it is now an end to end haul by a Lallaguda based WAP 7.

Recently SWR's Krishnarajapuram (KJM) shed got WAP 7 from RPM shed and now this train runs end to end by Krishnarajapuram (KJM) based WAP 7 loco.

It is currently hauls by a Lallaguda based WAP 7 locomotive on its entire journey.

TimingsEdit

12213 Yeshvantapur Delhi Sarai Rohilla Duronto Express leaves Yeshvantapur Junction every Saturday at 23:40 hrs IST and reaches Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 07:00 hrs IST on the 3rd day.

12214 Delhi Sarai Rohilla Yeshvantapur Duronto Express leaves Delhi Sarai Rohilla every Monday at 23:00 hrs IST and reaches Yeshvantapur Junction at 07:55 hrs IST on the 3rd day.

RSA - Rake SharingEdit

22677/22678 - Yesvantpur - Kochuveli AC Express

ReferencesEdit

  • "DURONTO TRAIN LIST". indianrail.gov.in. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  • "'Tatkal' extended to Duronto trains,Aadhaar approved as ID proof | DeshGujarat". deshgujarat.com. Retrieved 30 May 2014.

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