Which Are The Top 5 Fastest Trains In India?

  • May 21, 2018
  • Priya
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India is one of the most famous nations which has a vast railway network. Indian Railway is one of the oldest railway networks in the world. Indians consider traveling in trains as one of the best transports regardless of its quirks and perks. It might be time-consuming, but trains let you experience the beauty of nature.

Super-fast trains have helped us lessen the time consummation. But there are people who don’t really know which train to pick to save their time.

Here is the list of Top 5 fastest trains in India:

1. Nizamuddin – Bandra Garib Rath

This train is a generic air-conditioned train started in 2005. The aim was to come up with a train where passengers can afford air-conditioned travel. Lower fares in the train mean there are zero bedding and food services.

It has a maximum speed of around 130 km/hr. and can cover 1,366 kilometers in 16 hours and 30 minutes. Garib Rath is faster than super-fast express trains.

2. New Delhi – Howrah Rajdhani Express

This train gets the highest priority over any train and is considered as the most senior of all the Rajdhanis. It is the first Rajdhani train introduced in 1969 and connects Kolkata and Delhi. It comprises of a Wi-Fi service along with bedding and food services.

Is has a maximum speed of 88.21 km/hr. and can cover 1,445 km in 17 hours 20 minutes.

3. New Delhi – Kanpur Shatabdi Express

This train was introduced in 2009 and is called ‘Kanpur Reverse Shatabdi.’ The reason for that name is because of its reverse timetable of Lucknow Shatabdi.

It has an average speed of 89.63 km/hr. and can cover 441 km in four hours and 44 minutes.

4. Mumbai – New Delhi Rajdhani Express

Mumbai Rajdhani Express was introduced in 1972 and is still a super-fast express train.

This train used to cover 1385 km in about 19 hours and 5 minutes but was later modified to attain 90.46 km/h.

5. New Delhi – Bhopal Shatabdi Express

Shatabdi Express is one of the most prestigious and quickest trains in India. It was introduced in 1988 and run at a full steam of 155 km/h.

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