12279/12280 Taj Express


About Taj Express

The Taj Express is a famous express train among the tourists. Earlier it used to connect two historic cities- Agra and Delhi. Now, it joins the two historic cities of Jhansi and New Delhi, since the year 2006. The Taj Express train number is 12279 when it carries passengers from New Delhi to Jhansi Junction. The Taj Express train number is 12280 when it runs from Jhansi Junction to New Delhi.

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History of the Taj Express

The Taj Express was introduced in the year 1964 to connect the two popular tourist destinations- Agra and Delhi. The train, running at a speed of 105 km in one hour, took 2 hours and 35 minutes to reach from Delhi to Agra. Tourists (including foreigners) loved this train as they got sufficient time to explore the Taj Mahal and other monuments in Agra before the Taj Express brought them back to Delhi in the evening.

Diesel locomotives are used by the train from the year 1982. In the same year, its route was extended up to Gwalior by Madhavrao Scindia, who was the Railway Minister of India at that time. The train started its journey from Hazrat Nizamuddin and reached Gwalior in 5 hours and 20 minutes. The route was further extended up to Jhansi in 2006, on 1st July.

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The speed of Taj Express

The Taj Express speed is 58 km per hour or 36 miles per hour, with halts. Running at this speed, the Taj Express takes 6 hours and 55 minutes to reach from its source to its destination.

The route followed by Taj Express

The Taj Express route is from New Delhi Railway Station to Jhansi Junction. The distance between these two stations that the train runs is 250 miles or 410 km. The stations where the Taj Express stops in between New Delhi and Jhansi are Hazrat Nizamuddin, Mathura, Agra Cantt, Debra, Faridabad, Datia, Raja Ki Mandi, Dhaulpur, Gwalior Junction and Morena.

Advantages of traveling in the Taj Express

There are several facilities of travelling in the Taj Express. It provides excellent service every day. The AC Chair Cars make sure that passengers can travel in comfort. LHB coaches have been introduced recently in the year 2006. The toilets are kept spick and span. If you want to travel on this train, it will be better if you book your ticket in advance. You can now book your ticket for travelling in the Taj Express from Meramaal.

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12280 Coach

12279/12280 Taj Express Fare Information

Base Fare130467
Reservation Charges1540
Super fast charges1545
Fuel Charges00
Other Charges00
Catering Charges00
Dynamic Fare00
Total Fare160580

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12279 Taj Express from Jhansi Junction to Hazrat Nizamuddin (New Delhi), Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train CodeStation NameArrivesDepartsPlatform No.
JHSJhansi JunctionStarts15:201
GWLGwalior Junction16:4516:504
DHODholpur Junction17:5317:551
AGCAgra Cantt.18:5018:552
RKMRaja Ki Mandi19:0319:051
MTJMathura Junction19:4319:462
NZMHazrat Nizamuddin21:5822:004
NDLSNew Delhi22:25 Ends14

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12280 Taj Express from Hazrat Nizamuddin (New Delhi) to Jhansi Junction, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train CodeStation NameArrivesDepartsPlatform No.
NDLSNew DelhiStarts06:4514
NZMHazrat Nizamuddin06:5807:004,5
MTJMathura Junction08:4808:501
RKMRaja Ki Mandi09:2409:262
AGCAgra Cantt.09:4009:451
DHODholpur Junction10:4110:432,3
GWLGwalior Junction11:5512:001
JHSJhansi Junction14:10 Ends1

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