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Unknown historical facts about Rajdhani trains

The Rajdhani express connects the national capital with the important cities of different states of the country.

It gets top priority on Indian Railway Network.

Unknown historical facts about Rajdhani trains
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Howrah Rajdhani is the oldest Rajdhani Express.

The Rajdhani express runs at 140 kmph.

The first Rajdhani Express had a distance of 1,445 kilometers from 17 hours 20 minutes to New Delhi station for Howrah station.

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Thiruvananthapuram Rajdhani Express is the longest running train.

12431 Rajdhani Express is the longest nonstop distance between Kota Junction and Vadodara junction.

Assam and West Bengal are three Rajdhani express states.

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Jharkhand, Odisha and Maharashtra are two Rajdhani express states.

West Bengal and Maharashtra are such states where there are two daily running Rajdhani Express.

Sealdah Rajdhani and Howrah Rajdhani for West Bengal and Mumbai Rajdhani for Maharashtra and August Revolution Rajdhani.

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All Rajdhani Express trains provide three-class accommodation.

At present, there are 23 pairs of Rajdhani trains, which connect New Delhi to the important cities of the country.

These trains have less stops than other express trains and stop at major stations only.

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Thank u..

4 Months ago


Started in 1968 or 1969 (I don't remember), the initial name of the train was CAPITAL EXPRESS.

4 Months ago

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