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The 12955/12956 Jaipur Superfast is one of the most important trains of Western railway running between Mumbai Central in Maharashtra and Jaipur in Rajasthan.It is the fastest train from Mumbai to Jaipur under the Superfast category of trains.

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This train is the first broadguage train from Jaipur Junction. The train came into service on 30 January 1993 Between Durgapura and Mumbai Central. This train is also informally known as Gangaur Express. Before Jaipur Junction was upgraded to Broadguage, this train used to run from Durgapura Station which is another railway station at Jaipur .

It operates as train number 12955 from Mumbai Central to Jaipur and as train number 12956 in the reverse direction. It covers a distance of 1162 kilometers in each direction. However it takes 17 hrs 50 mins when operating as train number 12955 at an average speed of 69 km/h (excluding halts) while its return journey as train number 12956 takes 17 hrs 40 mins at an average speed of 70 km/h (excluding halts).The train runs at maximum speed of 110 km/hr. The train is Equipped with Bio toilets. A Scheme of Meal Coupons was First Experimented on this train.

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It leaves Mumbai Central as train number 12955 on a daily basis and at the end of 19 halts arrives at Jaipur the next day. Train number 12956 leaves Jaipur on a daily basis arriving at Mumbai Central the next day.

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Coach composition

This service has one First AC CUM second AC Coach, one Second AC Coach, 6 Third AC Coaches, 10 Second sleeper coaches, 4 Unreserved coaches, one pantry car and one High Capacity Parcel Van (HCPV) for both up and down services.

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Prior to DC to AC Conversion of Western Line Suburban Railway in Mumbai; it used to depart from Mumbai Central with a Valsad WCAM 2/2P locomotive in order to use Mumbai's DC traction wires and switches power on-the-fly in a dead zone just after crossing Virar later moved to Vile Parle as progressive change of traction from where onwards it was a pure AC line. There was a locomotive change at Vadodara where it used to swap the WCAM 2/2P for a Vadodara WAP 4E .

The Western railway completed DC Electric Conversion to AC on 5 February 2012. The work was done on Vile Parle - Churchgate section. After the complete AC Electrification of Western Line suburban system of Mumbai; it is hauled by WAP 5 or WAP 4E between Mumbai Central and Sawai Madhopur Junction.

At Sawai Madhopur Junction it gets a WDP 4/4B/4D from Bhagat Ki Kothi shed. Sawai Madhopur Junction is also where it gets a reversal in direction.

Mumbai Central - Jaipur (Gangaur) SF Express (PT)/12955 Time Table ...
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See also

  • Indian Railways - Travel Coach types and their seating / berths
  • Jaipur Duronto Express
  • Jaipur Bandra Terminus Superfast Express

Source of article : Wikipedia


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