Lucknow Delhi Lucknow Shatabdi Express train

Shatabdi Express trains are a series of superfast passenger trains operated by Indian Railways to connect Metro cities with other cities important for tourism, pilgrimage or business.

Shatabdi Express are day-trains and they return to the station of origin the same day. The Shatabdis are among the fastest trains in India and the Indian Railways considers them as prestigious. The Shatabdi Express trains run over short to medium distances and they have a running speed upto 130 kilometers per hour.

All the Shatabdi Express trains have one coach of first class air-conditioned seating. These coaches have wider leg room and offer better food compared to the normal Air conditioned seating (CC). New on board entertainment systems have also been installed on some of these trains where the passengers can view movies and television serials directly via satellite.

Lucknow New Delhi Lucknow Shatabdi superfast Express train runs on all days of the week and has stoppages in Kanpur, Etawah, Aligarh, Ghaziabad stations on both ways of its journey.

This train has two classes of travel namely First AC, and AC Chair car which is also called as CC by Indian Railways. The Comprehensive details such as train name, their numbers, and days of run and other related information are provided underneath in the table.

Lucknow NR РNew Delhi РLucknow Shatabdi Express
Details Lucknow NR New Delhi Shatabdi Express New Delhi Lucknow NR Shatabdi Express
Train Number 12003 12004
Days of Run All Days of the week All Days of the week
Originating station Lucknow NR (LKO) New Delhi Railway Station
Departure Time 1535 Hrs 0615 Hrs
Destination Station New Delhi Railway Station Lucknow NR (LKO)
Arrival time 2205 Hrs 1235 Hrs
Average Running Speed 79 Kilometers per hour 82 Kilometers per hour
Time taken 6 Hrs and 30 Minutes 6 Hrs and 20 Minutes
Distance covered 511 kilometers 511 kilometers
Fare AC 1 Tier Rs 1675 Rs 1550
Fare AC Chair Car Tier Rs 810 Rs 720

Lucknow NR Railway Station

Station Code LKO

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Lucknow then prefix it with the STD Code of Lucknow, which is 0522. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 0522131.

Situated towards the south-west of Lucknow city, Lucknow NR Junction Railway Station is an important railhead served by the Northern and North Eastern Railways. It is well connected with most of the cities and towns in the northern part of India.

Amenities at Lucknow railway station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation offices
  • Tourist information centres
  • Medical and general shops
  • Restaurants
  • Book stall and STD / PCO booths
  • Internet browsing center
  • Wheel chairs and stretchers

Distances of major landmarks in Lucknow from Lucknow NR Railway station

Many landmark locations of Lucknow are quite close by. Just a few hundred meters from the station is the Charbagh Railway Station. Just 3 kms from the station is Hazratganj, a place renowned for its shopping centers. Amausi Airport of Lucknow is 14 Kms from this station. Kanpur is 79 km from Lucknow.

New Delhi Railway Station

Station Code NDLS

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

Train Arrival & Dep 133

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Delhi then prefix it with the STD Code of Delhi / New Delhi which is 011. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 011131.

The New Delhi Railway Station, station code NDLS, is the main railway station in Delhi. New Delhi Station is the second busiest, and one of the largest, in India. It handles over 300 trains each day, from 16 platforms. The New Delhi station holds the record for the largest route interlocking system in the world. The station is about two kilometers north of Connaught Place, in central Delhi.

In 2007, Terry Farrell and Partners were commissioned to modernize and expand the station in time for the Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010. Farrells are the lead consultant for the Master plan for Indian Railways for the redevelopment of New Delhi Railway Station, to be in line with the pace of modernization and growth in the city centre. In order to provide station and property development over and around the station the first phase is planned to be operational by the time of Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010. This redevelopment is expected to cost 6000 Crores.

Amenities at New Delhi railway station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation office
  • Tea stalls
  • Refreshment room both vegetarian and non vegetarian
  • Book stalls
  • STD / PCO booth
  • G.R.P office
  • Cyber cafe
  • Wheel chairs and stretchers

Distances of major landmarks from New Delhi railway station

Indira Gandhi International Airport is 22 kilometers, India Gate 5 kilometers, Connaught Place 2 kilometers, Karol Bagh 3 kilometers, Red Fort 4 kilometers, Parliament House 4 kilometers, Rashtrapati Bhawan 5 kilometers, Qutub Minar 15 kilometers, Mehrauli 16 kilometers, NOIDA 15 kilometers, Ghaziabad 27 kilometers, Gurgaon 29 kilometers, and Faridabad 28 kilometers from this railway station.


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