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Gatimaan Express


To boost tourism, India's fastest train Gatimaan Express extended till Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh

April 03, 2018 1:58 pm

According to Railways, the train will be operational six days a week except for Friday. Earlier, the ministry extended the services of the premium train till Gwalior on February 19 and said that the train would run at 160 kmph.

Gatimaan Express to go till Jhansi from April 1

March 27, 2018 9:20 pm

The 12050 Gatimaan would start from Agra Cantt at 0955 hrs and reach Gwalior at 1116 hrs and Jhansi at 1235 hrs, in its return journey, the 12049 Gatimaan would start from Jhansi at 1505 hrs, reach Gwalior at 1605 hrs and Agra Cantt railway station at 1745 hrs, Divisional Commercial Manager (Agra) Sanchit Tyagi said

Gatimaan Express, India's fastest train, launched on the Delhi-Agra route

April 05, 2016 1:16 pm

The proper commercial run of the train will commence from April 6.

Gatimaan Express, India's fastest train, hits tracks next week

April 01, 2016 12:21 pm

The train will have 12 coaches of Executive Class as well as chair cars. It is yet to be decided whether to allow commercial booking for the inaugural run or start it the following day.

India’s ‘fastest train’ beats first Shatabdi by all of two minutes

March 27, 2016 4:39 am

March 22 trial shows Gatimaan remains hobbled by track, speed restrictions; Chairman, Rail Board, says high-speed trains world over run on straight tracks.

For India's fastest train, railways will fence entire route costing around Rs 70 cr

February 25, 2016 9:24 am

“Preventing cattle from entering the tracks on this route is the main worry. The decision to completely fence this route essentially stems from that,” an official said.

To fence or not to fence for cattle? Semi-bullet train halts in its tracks

August 11, 2015 9:07 am

Railway engineers argue that even if the entire track were to be fenced, nothing would stop cattle — or even humans— from coming on way of the train at level crossings.

Gatimaan Express 'not a high-speed train', clarifies Railway Board Chairman

June 06, 2015 4:48 pm

Refuting some media reports which said the new train will take only one-and-a-half hour for the entire journey, the chairman said "the calculated running time would be 105 minutes."

PM Narendra Modi likely to flag off 160-kmph train to Agra next month

May 31, 2015 9:43 am

The train also comes with extra features such as emergency braking system, automatic fire alarm along with the passenger information system and sliding doors inside the coaches.

India’s fastest train may derail existing ones

December 11, 2014 1:54 am

Gatimaan Express will require slower trains to step aside and let it pass.