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Rajdhani Express

Rajdhani Express is one amongst the fastest train services in India. This passenger train service connects New Delhi, the national capital city, with other considerable destinations particularly capitals of several states in India. In 1969, Rajdhani Express was commenced to provide high-speed connections from different railway stations of New Delhi to several state capitals and important cities of India. The speed could vary from 140 km per hour to 87 km per hour determined by the particular track section.


Rajdhani Express trains have fully air-conditioned coaches, where passengers are offered comfort along with delicious meals. As per the timings of the train, the travelers are served with lunch, tea, breakfast, dinner etc. Most of these trains have three classes of accommodation, where the First Class AC embraces 2 or 4 berth lockable bedrooms, the Second Class AC 2-tier ensures regular system of berths with curtains and the Second Class AC 3-tier boasts of open system of berths without curtains.

As of now, Indian Railways has 15 pairs of Rajdhani Express trains. These trains take halt at few stations, which are generally the important cities of any state. There are numerous cities that are served by more than one Rajdhani Express. Amongst such cities, Kanpur and Mughal Sarai top the list with maximum number of 6 Rajdhani trains serving each. Rajdhani Express offers a pleasant journey to every passenger. Here is given a list containing the major destinations of Rajdhani Trains from Delhi.