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Naini Doon Jan Shatabdi Express
Overview
Service typeSuperfast, Jan Shatabdi Express
First service23 August 2018 [1]
Current operator(s)North Eastern Railways
Route
StartKathgodam (KGM)
Stops7
EndDehradun (DDN)
Distance travelled336 km (209 mi)
Average journey time7 hours 15 mins as 12092 Kathgodam–Dehradun Naini Doon Jan Shatabdi Express, 7 hours 35 mins as 12091 Dehradun–Kathgodam Naini Doon Jan Shatabdi Express.
Service frequency5 days a week.
Train number(s)12091 / 12092
On-board services
Class(es)AC Chair Car, 2nd Class seating, Unreserved/General
Seating arrangementsYes
Sleeping arrangementsNo
Catering facilitiesOn-board catering
E-catering
Baggage facilitiesOverhead racks
Technical
Rolling stockICF coaches
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed110 km/h (68 mph) maximum,
47 km/h (29 mph) average including halts.

The 12091 / 12092 Kathgodam–Dehradun Naini Doon Jan Shatabdi Express is a Superfast Express train of the Jan Shatabdi Express series belonging to Indian RailwaysNorth Eastern Railway zone that runs between Kathgodam and Dehradun in India.

It operates as train number 12092 from Kathgodam to Dehradun and as train number 12091 in the reverse direction, serving the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

It is among the latest trains introduced in the Jan Shatabdi Express series which were originally started by the then railway minister of India Mr. Nitish Kumar during the 2002–03 railway budget [2]

Coaches

The 12092 / 91 Kathgodam–Dehradun Naini Doon Jan Shatabdi Express has 2 AC Chair Car, 5 2nd Class seating, 3 Unreserved/General and 2 Seating cum Luggage Rake coaches. It does not carry a pantry car.[1]

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

Service

The 12092 Kathgodam–Dehradun Naini Doon Jan Shatabdi Express covers the distance of 336 km (209 mi) in 7 hours 15 mins averaging 46.34 km/h (29 mph) [3] and in 7 hours 35 mins as 12091 Dehradun–Kathgodam Naini Doon Jan Shatabdi Express averaging 44.31 km/h (28 mph)[2]

Despite the average speed of the train being below 55 km/h (34 mph), as per Indian Railways rules, its fare includes a Superfast surcharge.

Routeing

The 12091 / 12092 Kathgodam–Dehradun Naini Doon Jan Shatabdi Express runs from Kathgodam via Haldwani Lalkuan Junction, Rampur Junction, Moradabad, Najibabad Junction, Haridwar Junction to Dehradun[3]

Traction

As large sections of the entire route are yet to be electrified, an Izzatnagar-based WDP-4D / WDM-3D locomotive powers the train for its entire journey.

Operation

The 12091 / 12092 Kathgodam–Dehradun Naini Doon Jan Shatabdi Express runs 5 days a week (except Thursday & Sunday) [4].

References

  1. ^ "Shri Piyush Goyal flags off new train service Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express between Kathgodam- Dehradun".
  2. ^ https://erail.in/train-enquiry/12091 .
  3. ^ http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=183062 .