Howrah–Ahmedabad Superfast Express

Howrah–Ahmedabad Superfast Express
12834 Howrah Ahmedabad Superfast Express.jpg
Overview
Service type Superfast
Locale West Bengal, Jharkhand, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra & Gujarat
Current operator(s) South Eastern Railways
Route
Start Howrah (HWH)
Stops 62
End Ahmedabad (ADI)
Distance travelled 2,087 km (1,297 mi)
Average journey time 37 hours 35 minutes as 12833
Service frequency daily
Train number(s) 12833 / 12834
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Pantry Car attached
Other facilities Below the seats
Technical
Rolling stock ICF coaches
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 110 km/h (68 mph) maximum
55.90 km/h (35 mph), including halts
Route map
(Ahmadabad - Howrah) Express Route map.jpg

The 12833 / 12834 Howrah–Ahmedabad Superfast Express is a Superfast Express train belonging to Indian Railways that runs between Howrah and Ahmedabad Junction in India.

It operates as train number 12834 from Howrah to Ahmedabad and as train number 12833 in the reverse direction.

It connect states of West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Coaches

The 12834/33 Howrah–Ahmedabad Superfast Express presently has 2 AC 2 tier, 2 AC 3 tier, 13 Sleeper class, 4 General Unreserved coaches & 1 pantry car.

As with most train services in India, coach composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.

12834 Howrah–Ahmedabad Superfast Express – AC 2 tier coach

chair car

Service

The 12834 Howrah–Ahmedabad Superfast Express covers the distance of 2087 kilometres in 37 hours 05 mins (56.28 km/hr) & in 37 hours 35 mins (55.53 km/hr) as 12833 Ahmedabad–Howrah Superfast Express.

As the average speed of the train is above 55 km/hr, as per Indian Railways rules, its fare includes a Superfast surcharge.

Schedule

  • 12833 leaves Ahmedabad Junction daily at night 12:15 AM and reaches Howrah on 2nd day at afternoon 1:30 PM
  • 12834 leaves Howrah daily at 11:55 PM and reaches Ahmedabad Junction on 3rd day at afternoon 1:35 PM

Routeing

The 12834/33 Howrah–Ahmedabad Superfast Express runs via Kharagpur Junction, Rourkela Junction, Bilaspur Junction, Raipur Junction, Nagpur Junction, Bhusaval Junction, Nandurbar, Surat & Vadodara Junction.

Traction

It is hauled by a WAP-4 locomotive of Santragachi / Vadodara Electric Loco Shed from end to end.

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