New Rajdhani express to cover Kalyan, Nashik, and Khandwa stations

The first Rajdhani in the state will take a detour via Madhya Pradesh, instead of Gujarat

  • New Rajdhani express to cover Kalyan, Nashik, and Khandwa stations
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Soon, Indian Railways will add a new train to its fleet of Rajdhani expresses by starting another Delhi-Mumbai service that will cover Kalyan, Nasik, and Khandwa in the Central Railway zone in Maharashtra. 

This will be the first such train passing through the Central Zone, covering Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSTM), Kalyan, Nasik, Jalgaon, Khandwa, Bhopal, Jhansi, Agra, and Hazrat Nizamuddin. At present, there are two Rajdhani trains that run between Delhi and Mumbai.

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that soon, they will flag off another Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani which will be the first Rajdhani to pass through Central Railways zone. 

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Also, this will be the first Rajdhani in the state which will take a detour via Madhya Pradesh, instead of Gujarat. The current fleet size of Rajdhani trains on the railway network is 23, with two catering to Mumbai.

Currently, there are two Rajdhani trains - one from Mumbai Central and the other from Bandra Terminus that run on Western Railway.

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