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Vadodara Express

Vadodara Express
(Hindi: वडोदरा एक्सप्रेस)
Overview
Service type Superfast Express
First service 01 June 1976
Current operator(s) Western Railways
Route
Start Mumbai Central
Stops 6
End Vadodara
Distance travelled 392 km (244 mi)
Average journey time 6 hours 20 minutes
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 12927 / 12928
On-board services
Class(es) AC 1st Class, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper, General Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities No Pantry Car
Observation facilities Rake Sharing with 12961/62 Avantika Express
Technical
Rolling stock Standard Indian Railways coaches
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 110 km/h (68 mph) maximum
62.30 km/h (39 mph), excluding halts

The 12927/12928 Mumbai Central Vadodara Vadodara Express is a super fast express train belonging to Indian Railways that runs between Mumbai Central and Vadodara in India. It is a daily service. It operates as train number 12927 from Mumbai Central to Vadodara and as train number 12928 in the reverse direction.

12927 Vadodara Express

Contents

  • Coaches 1
  • Service 2
  • Traction 3
  • Time Table 4
  • References 5

Coaches

The Vadodara Express has 1 AC 1st Class cum AC 2 tier, 1 AC 2 tier, 5 AC 3 tier, 12 Sleeper class, 4 General class coaches. At times, it also carries a High Capacity Parcel Van. As with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.

Service

It is a daily train & covers the distance of 392 kilometres in 6 hours 15 mins as 12927 Vadodara Express (62.72 km/hr) & 6 hours 20 mins as 12928 Vadodara Express (61.89 km/hr).

Traction

Dual traction WCAM 1 or WCAM 2/2P locos would haul the train between Mumbai Central & Vadodara. Western Railways completed DC Electric Conversion to AC on 5 February 2012. It is now regularly hauled by a Vadodara based WAP 4 locomotive.

Time Table

12927 Mumbai Central Vadodara Vadodara Express leaves Mumbai Central every day at 23:40 hrs IST and reaches Vadodara at 05:55 hrs IST the next day.

12928 Vadodara Mumbai Central Vadodara Express leaves Vadodara every day at 22:30 hrs IST and reaches the Mumbai Central at 04:50 hrs IST the next day.

Station Code Station Name 12927 - Mumbai to Vadodara [1] Distance
from Source
in km
Day 12928 - Vadodara to Mumbai[2] Distance
from Source
in km
Day
Arrival Departure Arrival Departure
BCT Mumbai Central Source 23:40 0 1 04:50 Destination 392 2
DDR Dadar No Halt No Halt 6 1 04:19 04:21 386 2
BVI Borivali 00:14 00:16 30 2 03:44 03:46 362 2
ST Surat 04:03 04:05 263 2 00:25 00:27 129 2
BH Bharuch Junction 04:51 04:53 322 2 23:26 23:28 71 1
VS Visvamitri 05:36 05:38 389 2 No Halt No Halt 1
BRC Vadodara 05:55 Destination 392 2 Source 22:30 0 1

References

  1. ^ "Vadodara Express - 12927". Retrieved 3 Sep 2012. 
  2. ^ "Vadodara Express 12928". Retrieved 18 Oct 2012. 
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