Coming soon, a brand new, faster Rajdhani Express on Mumbai-Delhi route


Mumbai: The railways will introduce within a month a brand new, and faster, Rajdhani Express on the Mumbai-Delhi route, the third Rajdhani train on the route, according to reports.

The train, likely to be launched by Diwali, will cover the distance between Bandra and Nizamuddin in 13 hours. Presently, the route is served by two Rajdhani Express trains -the August Kranti Rajdhani and the Mumbai Central New Delhi Rajdhani.

Both of them take more than 15 hours to cover the distance between Mumbai and the Delhi.

While the August Kranti Rajdhani takes around 17 hours to travel a distance of 1,377 km at an average speed of 80 kmph, the Mumbai Central-New Delhi (or just Mumbai Rajdhani as it is commonly called) train takes around 15 hours, 35 minutes, at an average speed of 89 kmph, to travel 1386 km. Neither of the two halts at Bandra.

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