Mumbai Jabalpur Mumbai Garib Rath Express train

The Garib Rath express train is one of the premier trains introduced by the Indian Railways in 2005 to provide fully air-conditioned travel to those passengers who could not afford the expensive tickets of the fully air-conditioned coaches as in Rajdhani Express and Shatabdi Express.

Therefore, the Garib Rath, whose name means “Poor Man’s Chariot”, was introduced with the facilities of being fully air-conditioned and running faster than most other super-fast express trains running presently.

The maximum speed of Garib Rath trains is 130 km/hr which is the same as Rajdhani’s top speed. However, in Garib Rath trains, passengers are not normally provided with blankets and pillow and they have to pay extra to get those.

They have continuous running electronic display, which will show distance remaining, next station name and expected time to reach there. The coaches are also decorated with beautiful paintings of Indian heritage artwork. The emergence of the Garib Rath has led to more connections between commercially important routes, where these trains run faster and make fewer stops.

Mumbai CST Jabalpur Mumbai CST Garib Rath Express halts at Dadar, Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Manmad, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Harda, Itarsi, Pipariya and Narsinghpur on both sides of its journey.

This train has all compartments comprising of AC 3 Tier Class of Journey. The Comprehensive details such as train name, their numbers, and days of run and other related information are provided underneath in the table.

Jabalpur Mumbai CST Jabalpur Garib Rath Express
Details Jabalpur Mumbai CST Garib Rath Express Mumbai CST Jabalpur Garib Rath Express
Train Number 12187 12188
Days of Run Monday,Wednesday, Friday Tuesday, Thursday,Saturday
Originating station Jabalpur Mumbai CST
Departure Time 1930 Hrs 1330 Hrs
Destination Station Mumbai CST Jabalpur
Arrival time 1215 Hrs 0600 Hrs
Time taken 16 Hrs and 45 Minutes 16 Hrs and 30 Minutes
Distance covered 997 kilometers 997 kilometers
Average Running Speed 59.52 Kilometers per hour 60.42 Kilometers per hour
Fare AC 3 Tier Rs 700 Rs 700

 Jabalpur Railway Station

Station Code JBP

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Jabalpur then prefix it with the STD Code of Jabalpur which is 0761. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 0761131.

Jabalpur Railway Station is on Mumbai-Howrah-via Allahabad main line. It is located to the north of the Civil Lines area and is served by the Western Central Railways. Mahakoshal Express, Kota-Jabalpur Express, Sanghamitra Express, Vindhyachal Express, Mahanagari Express, Amarkantak Express, Tapti-Ganga Express, Pawan Express and Chitrakut Express offer services through this station. There is a tourist information center on the premises. For the ease of passengers, computerized reservation facility is provided. Moving north, the station next to Jabalpur is at Katni and going east, Shahdol is the next main Station. Just 2 km from the railway station is the Central Bus Station. Jabalpur Airport is the nearest airport, which is 20 kilometers from this station.

Amenities at Jabalpur railway station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation offices
  • Tourist information centers
  • Medical and general shops,
  • Refreshment / snacks room
  • Book stalls and STD /PCO booths.
  • Wheel Chairs and Stretchers.
  • Internet Browsing Hubs.

Places of tourists interest in & around Jabalpur from Jabalpur railway station

The Rani Durgavati Museum located next to the tempo stand, south of the bazaar, is an important place to visit. The museum has a good collection of artifacts. It also has a section dedicated to artifacts and photos related to Mahatma Gandhi. Another place to visit in Jabalpur is the Old Bazaar area. On the outskirts of the city and en route to the Marble Rocks, one can visit the Madan Mahal. It is a Gond fortress built in 1116 and located on a rocky hill, overlooking the city. The hill, on which this fort is built, provides a panoramic view of Jabalpur city and its environs.

The Marble Rocks, a gorge on the River Narmada, 22 km from Jabalpur, is an important tourist spot. The different colored cliffs dotting the gorge offer an impressive sight. Travelers often visit the gorge at night to see the cliffs under moonlight. Tourists can enjoy the sight of these sheer cliffs on both side of the Narmada River on a shared rowboat, which takes the awestruck traveler through the 2-km-long gorge. One can see Dhuandhar waterfall near the gorge.

Kanha National Park, 160 km southeast of Jabalpur, is famous for tigers and leopards. One can also see sambhar, chital, barasingha (different species of deer) and gaur (Indian bison). It is also famous for wildlife safaris and for bird watching.

Bandhavgarh National park, 197 km northeast of Jabalpur, is located amidst the Vindhya ranges. Though it is much smaller than Kanha, it has a higher density of wild cats.

Mumbai CST Railway Station

Station Code CSTM

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Mumbai then prefix it with the STD Code of Mumbai which is 022. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 022131.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, formerly Victoria Terminus, and better known by its abbreviation CST or Bombay VT, is a historic railway station in Mumbai which serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways. It is one of the busiest railway stations in India, and serves Central Railway trains terminating in Mumbai as well as the Mumbai Suburban Railway. Mumbai CST will be upgraded (along with Pune Jn. and Nagpur Jn.) by means of a public-private partnership. The station was designed by Frederick William Stevens, a consulting architect in 1887-1888. The final design bears some resemblance to the St Pancras railway station in London.

It took ten years to complete and was named “Victoria Terminus” in honour of the Queen and Empress Victoria; it was opened on the date of her Golden Jubilee in 1887. This famous architectural landmark in Gothic style was built as the headquarters of the Great Indian Peninsular Railway. Since then, the station came to be known as Bombay VT. In 1996, in response to demands by the Local Political Parties, and in keeping with the policy of renaming locations with Indian names, the station was renamed by the state government after Chatrapati Shivaji, the famed 17th century Maratha king. On 2 July 2004, the station was nominated as a World Heritage Site by the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO.

Amenities at Mumbai CST Railway station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation offices
  • Tourist information centers
  • Medical and general shops
  • Restaurants
  • Book stall and STD / PCO booths
  • Internet browsing centers

Distances of major landmarks in Mumbai from Mumbai CST railway station

Many lankmark locations of Mumbai like The Famous Gateway of India is 7 kilometers, Mumbai International Airport 30 kilometers, Haji Ali Dargah 10 kilometers, Marine Drive 10 kilometers, Mahalaxmi Temple 14 kilometers, Siddhivinayak temple 14 kilometers, Chowpatty Beach 10 kilometers, Juhu Beach 16 kilometers, and the Film City is 28 kilometers from this station. The extremely popular tourist spot of Elephanta Caves is situated in a nearby island which can be accessed with a ferry boat service from the gateway of India and it is located 50 kilometers from this station.

Content updated in January 2020

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