12779/12780 Goa Express

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About Goa Express

The Goa Express is recognized to be one of the best superfast trains in India. It runs on a daily basis from Vasco da Gama to Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin. It ranks among Indian Railways most high priority super fast trains. In South Western Railway’s Hubli division, the Goa Express is a fundamental mode of transport.

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The Goa Express train number is 12779 when it travels from Vasco da Gama to Hazrat Nizamuddin. The Goa Express train number is 12780 when it carries passengers from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Vasco da Gama.

History of the Goa Express

The Goa Express was introduced in the year 1987. At that time, all rail links into the state of Goa were only Meter Gauge. So, the train travelled with a Meter Gauge and a Broad Gauge counterpart. The Meter Gauge section was from Vasco da Gama to Miraj, and the Broad Gauge lines were from Miraj to Hazrat Nizamuddin. In its initial stage, the numbers of the train were 2479 and 2480. Its maintenance was transformed from Delhi division to Hubli division, and it got 5 digit numbers after it became a Broad Gauge train entirely. Now, the South Western Railways operates the Goa Express.

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The average speed of the Goa Express

The Goa Express speed is 55 km per hour. It is the average speed of the train. Running at this speed, the average time that the Goa Express requires in completing its journey is 39 hours and 25 minutes.

The route of the Goa Express

The Goa Express route is from Vasco da Gama (VSG) to Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM). The distance (via train) between these two stations is 2202 km. The train travels through many states which are Karnataka, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

Significant stations in the route of the Goa Express

The Goa Express halts 25 times in between its source and its destination. Some of these stations from where you can board this train are Miraj, Mathura, Londa, Pune, Itarsi, Jhansi, Satara, Gwalior, Manmad, Bhopal, Agra, Daund, Margao, etc.

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Advantages of travelling in the Goa Express

The Goa Express is an excellent train to travel to the exotic coastal state of Goa. There are standard seating and sleeping arrangements. Baggage and catering facilities are also available. Toilets are clean, and there are charging points in the coaches. On the way, you can see beautiful landscapes from the windows of the train. Journeying in this train will be a memorable and comfortable one.

 12779/12780 Goa Express Fare Information

Class 2A 3A SL
Base Fare 2738 1848 720
Reservation Charges 50 40 20
Super fast charges 45 45 30
Fuel Charges 0 0 0
GST 142 97 0
Other Charges 0 0 0
Catering Charges 0 0 0
Dynamic Fare 0 0 0
Total Fare 2975 2030 770

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12779 Goa Express from Vasco-da-gama to Hazrat Nizamuddin, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs Platform No.
VSG Vasco-da-Gama Starts 15:10 1
MAO Madgaon Junction 15:45 15:50 00:00
SVM Kudchade 15:58 16:00 00:00
QLM Kulem 16:30 16:35 00:00
CLR Castle Rock 17:35 17:40 00:00
LD Londa Junction 18:35 18:45 00:00
BGM Belagavi 19:45 19:50 00:00
GPB Ghatprabha 20:44 20:45 00:00
RBG Raybag 21:14 21:15 00:00
MRJ Miraj Junction 22:25 22:30 00:00
SLI Sangli 22:42 22:45 00:00
KRD Karad 23:44 23:45 00:00
STR Satara 00:35 00:40 00:00
PUNE Pune Junction 03:55 04:10 00:00
DD Daund Junction 05:35 05:50 2,5
ANG Ahmednagar 07:28 07:30 00:00
BAP Belapur 08:29 08:30 00:00
KPG Kopargaon 09:14 09:15 00:00
MMR Manmad Junction 10:15 10:20 2,4
JL Jalgaon Junction 12:08 12:10 00:00
BSL Bhusaval Junction 12:50 13:00 00:00
KNW Khandwa Junction 14:55 15:00 00:00
ET Itarsi Junction 17:30 17:35 00:00
BPL Bhopal Junction 19:30 19:40 00:00
JHS Jhansi Junction 23:50 23:58 00:00
GWL Gwalior Junction 01:10 01:15 00:00
AGC Agra Cantt. 03:00 03:05 00:00
MTJ Mathura Junction 04:00 04:02 00:00
NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin 06:20  Ends 00:00

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12780 Goa Express from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Vasco-da-gama, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs Platform No.
NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin 15:00 7 7
MTJ Mathura Junction 16:43 16:45 00:00
AGC Agra Cantt. 17:30 17:35 00:00
GWL Gwalior Junction 19:35 19:40 00:00
JHS Jhansi Junction 21:10 21:22 00:00
BPL Bhopal Junction 01:10 01:20 00:00
ET Itarsi Junction 02:45 02:50 00:00
KNW Khandwa Junction 05:30 05:35 00:00
BSL Bhusaval Junction 07:20 07:30 00:00
JL Jalgaon Junction 07:53 07:55 00:00
MMR Manmad Junction 09:45 09:50 00:00
KPG Kopargaon 10:58 11:00 00:00
BAP Belapur 11:38 11:40 00:00
ANG Ahmednagar 12:47 12:50 00:00
DD Daund Junction 14:45 15:00 00:00
PUNE Pune Junction 16:20 16:35 1,3
STR Satara 19:15 19:20 00:00
KRD Karad 20:17 20:20 00:00
SLI Sangli 21:27 21:30 00:00
MRJ Miraj Junction 22:25 22:30 00:00
RBG Raybag 23:13 23:15 00:00
GPB Ghatprabha 23:43 23:45 00:00
BGM Belagavi 00:45 00:50 00:00
LD Londa Junction 02:05 02:15 00:00
CLR Castle Rock 03:05 03:10 00:00
QLM Kulem 04:35 04:40 00:00
SVM Kudchade 05:03 05:05 00:00
MAO Madgaon Junction 05:40 05:45 1,3
VSG Vasco-da-Gama 06:30  Ends 00:00

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