Jaipur Bandra Terminus Superfast Express

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Jaipur Bandra Terminus Superfast Express
Jaipur Bandra Terminus Superfast Express.jpg
Overview
Service type Superfast
Current operator(s) North Western Railways
Route
Start Jaipur Junction
Stops 15
End Bandra Terminus
Distance travelled 1,148 km (713 mi)
Service frequency 3 days a week. 12980 – Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 12979 – Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
On-board services
Class(es) AC 1st Class, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities No Pantry Car attached
Observation facilities No Rake sharing
Technical
Rolling stock Standard Indian Railway coaches
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 110 km/h (68 mph) maximum
62.19 km/h (39 mph), including halts

The 12979/12980 Jaipur Bandra Terminus Superfast Express is Superfast express train belonging to Indian Railways that runs between Jaipur Junction and Bandra Terminus in India.

It operates as train number 12980 from Jaipur Junction to Bandra Terminus and as train number 12979 in the reverse direction.

Coaches[edit]

The 12979/12980 Jaipur Bandra Terminus Superfast Express presently has 1 AC 1st Class cum AC 3 tier, 2 AC 2 tier, 4 AC 3 tier, 11 Sleeper Class & 6 General Unreserved coaches.

As with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.

Service[edit]

The 12980 Jaipur Bandra Terminus Superfast Express covers the distance of 1148 kilometres in 17 hours 55 mins (64.07 km/hr) & in 19 hours 00 mins (62.19 km/hr) as 12979 Bandra Terminus Jaipur Superfast Express.

As the average speed of the train is above 55 km/hr, as per Indian Railway rules, its fare includes a Superfast surcharge.

It reverses direction at Sawai Madhopur Junction.

Bandra Terminus Jaipur Superfast Express - AC 3 tier coach
Bandra Terminus Jaipur Superfast Express at Borivali station
Bandra Terminus Jaipur Superfast Express - AC 1st Class coach

Traction[edit]

An Abu Road based WDM 3A or Bhagat Ki Kothi based WDP 4 hauls the train between Jaipur Junction & Sawai Madhopur Junction.

Prior to Western Railways switching to AC traction, it would get a Vadodara based WAP 4E or locomotive until Valsad after which a WCAM 1 would take over until Bandra Terminus.

Western Railways completed DC Electric Conversion to AC on 5 February 2012 & it is now regularly hauled by a Vadodara based WAP 4E or WAP 5 locomotive from Sawai Madhopur Junction until Bandra Terminus.

Time Table[edit]

12980 Jaipur Bandra Terminus Superfast Express leaves Jaipur Junction every Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 20:25 hrs IST and reaches Bandra Terminus at 14:20 hrs IST the next day.

12979 Bandra Terminus Jaipur Superfast Express leaves Bandra Terminus every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 15:45 hrs IST and reaches Jaipur Junction at 10:45 hrs IST the next day.

Station Code Station Name

12980 - Jaipur to Bandra Terminus[1]

Distance
from Source
in km
Day

12979 - Bandra Terminus to Jaipur Junction[2]

Distance
from Source
in km
Day
Arrival Departure Arrival Departure
JP Jaipur Junction Source 20:25 0 1 10:45 Destination 1148 2
DPA Durgapura 20:32 20:34 8 1 10:16 10:18 1141 2
SWM Sawai Madhopur Junction 22:35 22:45 132 1 08:20 08:35 1017 2
KOTA Kota Junction 00:01 00:09 240 2 06:20 06:30 909 2
NAD Nagda Junction 03:06 03:08 465 2 03:53 03:55 684 2
RTM Ratlam Junction 03:40 03:50 506 2 02:45 02:55 642 2
MGN Meghnagar 04:52 04:54 586 2 01:22 01:24 562 2
DHD Dahod 05:19 05:21 619 2 00:58 01:00 529 2
GDA Godhra 06:50 06:52 694 2 00:01 00:03 455 2
BRC Vadodara Junction 07:53 08:03 767 2 22:38 22:48 381 1
ST Surat 10:08 10:13 896 2 20:30 20:35 252 1
BL Valsad 11:11 11:13 965 2 19:24 19:26 183 1
VAPI Vapi 11:36 11:38 989 2 18:26 18:28 159 1
PLG Palghar 12:34 12:36 1072 2 17:18 17:20 76 1
BVI Borivali 13:27 13:29 1129 2 16:25 16:27 19 1
ADH Andheri 13:50 13:52 1141 2 16:02 16:04 7 1
BDTS Bandra Terminus 14:20 Destination 1148 2 Source 15:45 0 1

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jaipur Bandra Superfast Express-12980". Retrieved 3 Sep 2012. 
  2. ^ "Bandra Jaipur Superfast Express 12979". Retrieved 18 Oct 2012.