12419 / 12420 Gomti Express

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About Gomti Express:

Like most super fast express trains in India, Gomti Express is also a vital train connecting two major cities of North India, New Delhi, and Lucknow. This train is named after the river Gomti which flows through Lucknow. The central importance and attraction of this train are it reaches its destination on the same day. It covers the distance between New Delhi and Lucknow NR of about 513 km within 9 hours. Considering the congestion in the Lucknow-Agra-Delhi stretch of railway corridor this train provides relief and convenient mode transportation to people of Uttar Pradesh.

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Gomti Express also shares its rake with 14211/12 Agra Cantt, New Delhi Intercity Express. The reason this train is so famous is that of the availability of reserved tickets for Second Class seating even one to two days before the commencement of journey. No other train in this area is available with reserved tickets.

More Details about the Train:

As with the usual arrangement of coaches of superfast trains in India, Gomti Express also has an AC First cum AC 2 tier, 2 AC Chair Car, 15 Second Class seating and 2 SLR (seating cum luggage rake). The train usually does have a pantry car. The coach composition will be amended by railway authority depending on the demand among the passengers.

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Gomti Express speed is slightly more than average superfast express trains in India covering the 513 km distance with the average speed of 58 km/hr and it is a Super Fast train. The Gomti Express uses the older ICF rakes.

Route and Timings of the train:

Gomti Express route from Lucknow NR to New Delhi via Kanpur Central, Etawah, Tundla Jn., Aligarh Jn. is one of the fastest day routes in this section.

Gomti Express train number is 12419/20. This train is available all days in a week. The train starts its journey from Lucknow NR at 06:00 hrs IST and reaches New Delhi at 15:05 hrs IST of the same day. On the return journey, it departs from New Delhi at 12:25 hrs IST and arrives at Lucknow NR at 21:25 hrs IST also on the same day.

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The traveling facility and the availability of tickets even one or two days before the journey make Gomti Express a popular choice for people living in one of the most populated belts in the country, regardless of its shortcoming and frequent disruptive service.

12419 / 12420 Gomti Express Fare Details:

The average Gomti Express Fare of sleeper class (SA) is Rs. 135. The tickets of third AC (TA) costs Rs. 502, for second AC (SA) the price is near about Rs. 862, and for First AC (FA) the ticket price is Rs. 1434. for AC Chair Car is Rs. 502 . by paying Tatkal charges one can confirm their tickets as Tatkal facility is also available where one can get confirmed tickets,  in case of tatkal, all the prices are more than the usual fare. Gomti Express fare is similar to usual superfast fare in India with concessions being provided to senior citizens.

Gomti Express 12419 / 20 On – Board Services:

ClassesAC 1st Class, AC 2 tier, AC Chair Car, 2nd Class seating, General, Unreserved
Seating arrangementsYes
Sleeping arrangementsYes
Catering facilitiesYes
Observation facilitiesRake Sharing with 14211- 14212 Agra Cantt New Delhi Intercity Express

12419 – Gomti Express, From Lucknow to New Delhi, Time table, Schedule and Route

Station CodeStation NameArrivesDepartsPlat Form No.
LKOLucknow Charbagh NR Starts06:001
ONUnnao Junction06:5606:582
CNBKanpur Central07:3507:407
PNKPanki07:5607:582
RURARura08:2208:24
JJKJhinjhak08:4008:423
PHDPhaphund09:0409:061
ETWEtawah Junction09:4609:481
SKBShikohabad Junction10:2410:263
FZDFirozabad10:4310:453
TDLTundla Junction11:1811:212
HRSHathras Junction11:5511:572
ALJNAligarh Junction12:2112:234
KRJKhurja Junction12:5312:552
GZBGhaziabad Junction14:1214:143
NDLSNew Delhi15:05 Ends6

 

12420 – Gomti Express, From New Delhi to Lucknow, Time table, Schedule and Route

Train CodeStation NameArrivesDepartsPlat From No.
NDLSNew DelhiStarts12:2512
GZBGhaziabad Junction13:0013:022
KRJKhurja Junction13:5313:553
ALJNAligarh Junction14:5014:532,3
HRSHathras Junction15:1515:171
TDLTundla Junction16:0516:083
FZDFirozabad16:2416:252
SKBShikohabad Junction16:4316:442
ETWEtawah Junction17:2017:213
PHDPhaphund18:0118:032
JJKJhinjhak18:1918:212
RURARura18:3818:402
PNKPanki19:1819:201
CNBKanpur Central19:5019:551
ONUnnao Junction20:1720:191
LKOLucknow Charbagh NR21:25Ends1

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