The distance between Delhi and agra is 210 Km , which was impossible to cover within 100 minutes. But now , IRCTC made this dream possible by start running ” Gatimaan express ” from Delhi to Agra. It is not another Metro but it is initiated by IRCTC.
Yamuna express way has been constructed to avoid traffic so that people can easily commute Delhi to Agra and Agra to Delhi. Now, this train will take less than 2 hrs to reach agra Cantt. Railway station from Nizamuddin Railway station (Delhi).
Gatimaan Express Timings , Fare and Features :
Gatimaan Express is going to run on track from Tuesday, 5th April 2016. On First day it will start from Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station at 10 AM and will reach Agra Cantt by 12:40 AM.
Timings – From Wednesday on wards , Gatimaan Express will start from Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station at 08:10 AM and will reach Agra Cantt railway Station at 09:50 AM. Train will run all days except Friday at same time.
Fare – The fare will be higher than Shatabdi express, it would be Rs. 690/- and for executive class it would be 1,395/-.
Features – The train is having 12 AC coaches with automatic doors , bright colored wallpapers inside and outside of train. It will cover 210 Km distance within 100 minutes. food will be given inside the train and IRCTC would give extra attention towards quality of food.
Speed – Shatabdi runs at a speed of 150 Km/hr and this train will run at 160 Km/hr.