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Rajdhani Express - Train Information
Rajdhani Express is one among the fastest train service preferably offered by the Indian Railway. It was started in 1969 to provide high velocity connections from New Delhi to other different railways stations in India. This passenger train connects the national capital New Delhi with the major cities of India especially the state capitals. The Hindi word Rajdhani states the capital.
Rajdhani Express was runs at a high-speed up to 160 km/h bringing passengers near to their destination. The older Rajdhani Express set off from New Delhi station for Howrah station to cover 1,445 km in 16 hours 55mins. These trains procure the highest precedence on the Indian railway network. Rajdhani trains proffer three classes of accommodation including first class AC with 2- or 4-berth lockable bedrooms, AC 2-tier with open berths (bays of 4 berths + 2 berths on the other side of the corridor) with curtains for privacy, and AC 3-tier (bays of 6 berths + 2 berths on the side) without curtains.
At present there are 21 pairs of Rajdhani Express trains which are fully air-conditioned offering full comfort to the passengers. Passengers are also offered good meals during their travelling.
It has very less stoppage which saves time. They are presented in such a manner that it has only one stop in between its starting and ending points which gives you the unique opportunity of experiencing Indian Railways at its best. Rajdhani Express offers a lovely and memorable journey to every passenger.
It is one the most considerable train for those who want to explore the tourist destinations and see the Incredible India from very near. This train runs on the specified schedule and maintains a class in itself. Though Rajdhani train does not have a very high speed like the trains of other countries but definitely it is pride of the Indian Railway.