Ranchi New Delhi Ranchi Rajdhani express train

Rajdhani Express trains were introduced in the year 1969 for providing high-speed connections up to 140 kilometers speed from New Delhi to the various state capital cities of India.

The speed varies depending upon the particular track section. This class of train has very limited stoppages along its journey. This also was the first group of trains with all its coaches being air-conditioned. These trains get the highest priority on the Indian railway network.

Passengers are served complimentary meals during the journey. Depending on the duration and timings of the journey, these could include lunch, evening tea with snacks, dinner, morning tea and breakfast.

The Ranchi New Delhi Ranchi Section of the Indian Railways is catered by two sets of Rajdhani trains.

Train numbers 12439 & 12440 halts at Bokaro Steel City, Koderma, Gaya Junction, Dehri On Sone, Mughal Sarai, and Kanpur on both sides of its journey.

Train numbers 12453 & 12454 halts at Daltaonganj, Garwa Road, Mughal Sarai and Kanpur on both sides of its journey.

Both these trains consists of three classes of journey viz. 1st AC, 2nd AC, and 3 Tier AC. Comprehensive details of this train are provided underneath.

Ranchi New Delhi Ranchi Rajdhani Express Trains
Details Ranchi Station New Delhi Rajdhani New Delhi Ranchi Station Rajdhani
Train Number 12439 12440
Train Name RNC NDLS RAJ EX NDLS RNC RAJ EX
Days of Run Sunday, Wednesday Tuesday, Friday
Originating station Ranchi Station New Delhi Railway station
Departure Time 1755 Hrs 1610 Hrs
Destination Station New Delhi Railway station Ranchi Station
Arrival time 1050 Hrs 0910 Hrs
Time taken 16 Hours 55 minutes 17 Hours and 10 Minutes
Average Running Speed 76.82 Kilometers per hour 75.71 Kilometers per hour
Distance covered 1305 kilometers 1306 kilometers
Fare 1st AC Rs 3995 Rs 3995
Fare AC 2 tier Rs 2365 Rs 2365
Fare AC 3 Tier Rs 1720 Rs 1720
Details of Train Number 12453 Details of Train Number 12454
Train Name RNC NDLS RAJ EX NDLS RNC RJDHNI
Days of Run Only on Saturday Only on Thursday
Originating Station Ranchi Station New Delhi Railway station
Departure Time 1710 Hrs 1610 Hrs
Destination Station New Delhi Railway station Ranchi Station
Arrival Time 1050 Hrs 1040 Hrs
Time taken 17 Hours and 40 Minutes 18 Hours and 30 Minutes
Average Running Speed 75.55 kilometers per hour 72.49 kilometers per hour
Distance Covered 1341 kilometers 1341 kilometers
Fare 1st AC Rs 3925 Rs 3925
Fare AC 2 Tier Rs 2305 Rs 2305
Fare AC 3 Tier Rs 1665 Rs 1665

Ranchi Railway Station

Station Code RNC

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Ranchi then prefix it with the STD Code of Ranchi which is 0651. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 0651131.

Ranchi Railway Station comes under the jurisdiction of the South Eastern Railways. The station building reminds one of the crow-stepped exteriors of West Highland railway line of Scotland. Swarna Jayanthi Express, Pataliputra Express, Hatia-Howrah Express, Ranchi-Baidyanathdham Express, Maurya Express and Dhanbad-Hatia Express pass through this station. The nearest main station is Bokaro Steel City Railway Station.

Amenities at Ranchi 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

Major landmarks in and around Ranchi Railway station

Gonda Hill and Rock Garden is situated at a distance of about 5 kilometers from Ranchi Station on Ranchi Kanke Road. Rock garden is carved out of the rocks of Gonda Hill. At the base of the Hill is Kanke dam. The Rock Garden is a picturesque picnic spot. Tagore Hill is an important tourist spot. The elder brother of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore has built a house named as Shantidham on the hill. At the bottom of the hill is Ramakrishna Mission Ashram. McCluskigunj is famous for European style bungalows and a tribal museum. Tribal Research Institute and Museum is Located in Morhabadi. It shows tribal culture of Chotanagpur plateau. Muta Crocodile breeding centre is situated at a distance of 23 km from Ranchi on Ranchi Ramgarh Road near Ormanjhi. There are around 50 crocodiles in this center. Birsa Jaivik Udyan is situated at a distance of 16 km from Ranchi in Ranchi- Ramgarh Road near Ormanjhi. Many species of animals, trees and plants can be seen here. Ranchi Birsa Munda Airport is 5 kilometers from this station.

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.

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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