Shatabdi Express

The train “Shatabdi” express got its name from the Sanskrit and Hindi language which means centenary. The first Shatabdi train was introduced in 1988 to honor the centenary of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru’s Birthday. This was initiated by Madhav Rao Scindia who was then the railway minister. The Shatabdi Express operated from New Delhi station to Jhansi station and then it the route extended to Bhopal. Now the train is known as the Bhopal Shatabdi Express.

Shatabdi Express is one of the fastest trains in India and it is known as the superfast train. This is a passenger train which is operated by the Indian Railways and connects Metro cities to other important pilgrimage, tourism or business. Shatabdi Express returns to their original destination the same day as they are day trains.

The Shatabdi Express is recognized as one of the best and the fastest trains in India, they are very prestigious to the Indian Railways.  Unlike the Rajdhani Express which covers long distance, the Shatabdi Express covers short to medium distances. The Shatabdi Express has a speed of 130-140 km/h. Among the Shatabdi Express trains, the 12001 Bhopal Shatabdi express runs at a speed of 161 km/h making it the fastest train in India.

Shatabdi Express Trains List and Timetable

Train No Train Name Train Source Stn Source Dep. Time Train Destination Stn Dest. Arr. Time
12036 / Af Jp Shatabdi Agra Fort 17:40 Jaipur 21:20
12015 / Ajmer Shatabdi New Delhi 6:05 Ajmer Junction 12:45
12016 / Ajmer Shatabdi Ajmer Junction 15:45 New Delhi 22:40
12014 / Amritsar Shatabdi Amritsar Junction 5:00 New Delhi 11:15
12031 / Amritsar Shatabdi New Delhi 7:20 Amritsar Junction 13:40
12032 / Amritsar Shatabdi Amritsar Junction 16:50 New Delhi 23:05
12013 / Amritsar Shatabdi New Delhi 16:30 Amritsar Junction 22:45
12040 / Anvt Kgm Shatabdi Anand Vihar Trm 6:15 Kathgodam 11:40
12002 / Bhopal Shatabdi New Delhi 6:00 Habibganj 14:25
12046 / Cdg Ndls Shatabdi Chandigarh 12:00 New Delhi 15:20
12033 / Cnb Ndls Shatabdi Kanpur Central 6:00 New Delhi 11:20
02002 / Cstm Shatabdi Special Karmali 6:00 Mumbai Cst 17:50
12017 / Dehradun Shatabdi New Delhi 6:45 Dehradun 12:40
12018 / Dehradun Shatabdi Dehradun 17:00 New Delhi 22:45
12035 / Jp Af Shatabdi Jaipur 7:05 Agra Fort 10:35
12012 / Kalka Shatabdi Kalka 17:45 New Delhi 21:55
12011 / Kalka Shatabdi New Delhi 7:40 Kalka 11:45
12006 / Kalka Shatabdi Kalka 6:15 New Delhi 10:25
12005 / Kalka Shatabdi New Delhi 17:15 Kalka 21:20
02001 / Karmali Shatabdi Special Mumbai Cst 5:00 Karmali 16:30
12039 / Kgm Anvt Shatabdi Kathgodam 15:35 Anand Vihar Trm 20:50
12038 / Ldh Ndls Shatabdi Ludhiana Junction 16:40 New Delhi 22:10
12045 / Ndls Cdg Shatabdi New Delhi 19:15 Chandigarh 22:40
12034 / Ndls Cnb Shatabdi New Delhi 15:50 Kanpur Central 20:50
12037 / Ndls Ldh Shatabdi New Delhi 7:00 Ludhiana Junction 12:25
12043 / Ndls Moga Shatabdi New Delhi 7:00 Moga 14:05
12044 / Ndls Shatabdi Moga 15:00 New Delhi 22:10
12001 / Ndls Shatabdi E Habibganj 15:00 New Delhi 23:30
12026 / Pune Shatabdi Secunderabad Junction 14:45 Pune Junction 23:10
02410 / Pune Shatabdi S Udhna Junction 13:50 Pune Junction 22:15
02409 / Pune Udn Shatabdi Special Pune Junction 5:15 Udhna Junction 12:15
12010 / Shatabdi Express Ahmedabad Junction 14:30 Mumbai Central 21:35
12009 / Shatabdi Express Mumbai Central 6:25 Ahmedabad Junction 13:10
12020 / Shatabdi Express Ranchi 13:45 Howrah Junction 21:10
12041 / Shatabdi Express Howrah Junction 14:15 New Jalpaiguri 22:20
12019 / Shatabdi Express Howrah Junction 6:05 Ranchi 13:10
12244 / Shatabdi Express Coimbatore Junction 15:20 Chennai Central 22:15
12027 / Shatabdi Express Chennai Central 17:30 Bangalore Cy Junction 22:30
12025 / Shatabdi Express Pune Junction 5:50 Secunderabad Junction 14:20
12007 / Shatabdi Express Chennai Central 6:00 Mysore Junction 13:00
12243 / Shatabdi Express Chennai Central 7:15 Coimbatore Junction 14:15
12008 / Shatabdi Express Mysore Junction 14:15 Chennai Central 21:25
12028 / Shatabdi Express Bangalore Cy Junction 6:00 Chennai Central 11:00
12030 / Swarna Shatabdi Amritsar Junction 16:50 New Delhi 23:05
12029 / Swarna Shatabdi New Delhi 7:20 Amritsar Junction 13:40
12914 / Trishatabdi Express Nagpur 19:00 Indore Junction Bg 6:50
12913 / Trishatabdi Express Indore Junction Bg 20:35 Nagpur 8:25