Bhopal New Delhi Bhopal Shatabdi Express trains

Shatabdi Express trains are a series of super fast 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 Shatabdi express trains  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 up to 130 kilometers per hour.

All the Shatabdi Express trains have one coach of first class air-conditioned seating. These coaches have wider legroom 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.

Bhopal New Delhi Bhopal Shatabdi Trains run as two different set of trains on two different days of the week. Train Numbers 2001 & 2002 runs on all days except on Friday, whereas train Numbers 2001A & 2002A runs only on Friday. Both the trains halt at Jhansi, Gwalior, Morena, Agra, and Mathura on both sides of its journey. Bhopal New Delhi Bhopal Shatabdi trains are the only trains in India to have the distinction of running at a speed of 150 kilometers per hour in some stretches of its journey.

Both the trains have 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.

Bhopal New Delhi Bhopal Shatabdi Express

Details Bhopal New Delhi Shatabdi Express New Delhi Bhopal Shatabdi Express
Train Number 12001 12002
Train Name NDLS SHATABDI E NDLS SHATABDI E
Days of Run All Days of the week All Days of the week
Originating station Bhopal Junction New Delhi Railway Station
Departure Time 1445 Hrs 0600 Hrs
Destination Station New Delhi Railway Station Bhopal Junction
Arrival time 2245 Hrs 1405 Hrs
Average Running Speed 88 Kilometers per hour 88 Kilometers per hour
Time taken 8 Hrs 8 Hrs and 05 Minutes
Distance covered 701 kilometers 701 kilometers
Fare AC 1 Tier Rs 1985 Rs 2010
Fare AC Chair Car Tier Rs 940 Rs 955
Details For Train Number 12001A Details For Train Number 12002A
Train Name BHOPAL SHTBDI BHOPAL SHTBDI
Days of Run Except Friday Except Friday
Originating Station Bhopal Junction New Delhi Railway Station
Destination Station New Delhi Railway Station Bhopal Junction
Departure Time 1455 Hrs 0600 Hrs
Arrival Time 2300 Hrs 1405 Hrs
Time Taken 08 Hours and 05 Minutes 08 Hours and 05 Minutes
Distance covered 701 kilometers 701 kilometers
Average running speed 88 kilometers per hour 88 kilometers per hour
Fare AC 1 Tier Rs 1985 Rs 2010
Fare AC Chair Car Rs 940 Rs 955

Bhopal Junction Railway Station

Station Code BPL

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Bhopal then prefix it with the STD Code of Bhopal which is 0755. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 0755131.

The main station of Bhopal is known as Bhopal Junction. It was constructed in year 1941 before India got independence. Bhopal Junction Railway Station is located on the Main Delhi – Chennai and Jhansi – Itarsi Railway Track which halts more than 140 daily trains. Therefore the Trains for almost all the major as well as minor destinations in India are very easily available.

Amenities at Bhopal Junction 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 centers

Distances of major landmarks in and around Bhopal from Bhopal Junction Railway station

Bhopal has a number of historical places around it. Islamnagar, 11 km from Bhopal, is famous for its buildings made by Dost Mohammed. 28 kilometers southeast of Bhopal is the ancient city of Bhojpur. 45 kilometers south of Bhopal lay the famous Bhimbetka caves known for their prehistoric paintings. Neori 6 kilometers, Ashapuri 6 kilometers, Chiklod at 45 kilometers are historic spots.Hathaikheda 10 kilometers, and Samardha 26 kilometers should be visited for picnics. The famous Sanchi located 46 km northeast of Bhopal, is world famous for its Buddhist monuments including the great Sanchi Stupa.

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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