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Shatabdi Express is a superfast passenger train operated by the Indian Railways. Know more about Shatabadi Express trains of India.

Shatabdi Express

Shatabdi Express is the distinctive train service provided by the Indian Railways. In India, Shatabdi Express is a superfast passenger train connecting the major cities, metro towns and business centers. Indian Railways run a series of superfast Shatabadi Express trains to facilitate people in commuting to different places.

Shatabdi Express is an intercity train that doesn't cover long distances. It is one of the two fastest trains in India, the other being Rajdhani Express. Esteemed service of the Indian Railways, Shatabdi Express Trains usually run over short distances. The regular speed of these trains is known to be 130 kilometers per hour. However, the fastest train amongst the series is New Delhi - Bhopal Shatabdi Express, which moves at a pace of 150 kilometers per hour.

The term "Shatabdi" means centenary in Hindi language. In 1988, the first Shatabdi Express was launched to observe the birth-anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru. Shatabadi Express was contrivance of Sri Madhav Rao Scindhia, who was the Indian Railway Minister at that juncture. Indian Railways has also started versions of Shatabdi in terms of Swarna Shatabadi Express and Jan-Shatabdi Express.

Swarna Shatabadi Express is regarded more luxurious, whereas Jan-Shatabdi Express is a lower- priced variant of Shatabdi. Shatabdi Express tenders swift connectivity by taking halt at few stations on the way. Fully air-conditioned, these trains maintain high standard as compared to the regular Indian trains. The passengers on Shatabdi are offered snacks, meals, coffee, tea, mineral water, juice, etc. on board.

Indian Railways runs 12 pairs of Shatabdi Express trains and 16 pairs of Jan-Shatabdi Express trains. The following list comprises information regarding stations of origin and destinations served by Shatabdi Express.

Train No Train Name Source Stn Depart Time Dest Stn Dest Arriv Time
2001 NDLS SHATABDI EX BHOPAL JN 14:40 NEW DELHI 22:30
2002 BHOPAL SHTBDI NEW DELHI 06:15 BHOPAL JN 14:05
2003 LKO SWRAN SHTBDI LUCKNOW 15:35 NEW DELHI 22:00
2004 LKO SWRAN SHTBDI NEW DELHI 06:15 LUCKNOW 12:30
2005 KALKA SHTBDI NEW DELHI 17:15 KALKA 21:15
2006 KALKA SHTBDI KALKA 17:15 NEW DELHI 10:00
2007 SHATABDI EXP CHENNAI CENTRAL 06:00 MYSORE JN 13:00
2008 SHATABDI EXP MYSORE JN 14:20 CHENNAI CENTRAL 21:30
2009 SHATABDI EXP MUMBAI CENTRAL 06:25 AHMEDABAD JN 13:20
2010 SHATABDI EXP AHMEDABAD JN 14:30 MUMBAI CENTRAL 21:35
2011 KALKA SHTBDI NEW DELHI 07:40 KALKA 12:00
2012 KALKA SHTBDI KALKA 17:30 NEW DELHI 21:45
2013 AMRITSAR SHTBDI NEW DELHI 16:35 AMRITSAR JN 22:30
2014 AMRITSAR SHTBDI AMRITSAR JN 05:10 NEW DELHI 11:10
2015 AJMER SHTBDI NEW DELHI 06:10 AJMER JN 13:00
2016 AJMER SHTBDI AJMER JN 15:50 NEW DELHI 22:45
2017 DEHRADUN SHTBDI NEW DELHI 06:50 DEHRADUN 12:40
2018 DEHRADUN SHTBDI DEHRADUN 17:00 NEW DELHI 22:45
2019 SATABDI EXPRESS HOWRAH JN 06:05 RANCHI 13:10
2020 SHATABDI EXPRES RANCHI 13:45 HOWRAH JN 21:10
2027 SHATABDI EXP CHENNAI CENTRAL 17:30 BANGALORE CY JN 22:30
2028 SHATABDI EXP BANGALORE CY JN 06:00 CHENNAI CENTRAL 11:00
2029 SWARNA SHTBDI NEW DELHI 07:20 AMRITSAR JN 13:15
2030 SWARNA SHTBDI AMRITSAR JN 17:00 NEW DELHI 22:50
2031 AMRITSAR SHTBDI NEW DELHI 07:20 AMRITSAR JN 13:15
2032 AMRITSAR SHTBDI AMRITSAR JN 17:00 NEW DELHI 22:50