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Top 10 Fastest Rajdhani Express Trains in India

As the time is passing by, India is growing its railway network day by day. Not only that, India now has introduced some semi-high speed trains like Gatimaan Express with a maximum speed of upto 160 km/hr and Spanish Talgo Train with a maximum speed of 180 km/hr. Apart from these trains, there are some Shatabdi Trains in India which are faster than some of the Rajdhani trains, but slower than Gatimaan and Spanish Talgo Train. Also, read our article on top 10 fastest trains in India.

Today, we will tell you about the 10 fastest rajdhani express trains in India.

Top 10 Fastest Rajdhani Express Trains in India

Although the fare of the Rajdhani Express trains is on a higher side, but the comfort and the duration of journey is quite less as compared to other trains on the same routes.

Note : The speed mentioned here is the average speed of each train. However, the maximum speed of these trains may go upto 140 km/hr

1) Mumbai Rajdhani (12951/12951) – 88 km/hr

Route : New Delhi → Kota → Ratlam → Vadodara → Surat → Mumbai

Distance : 1384 km

Mumbai Rajdhani

Mumbai Rajdhani covers its distance of 1384 km at a speed of 88 km/hr. It is positioned at no.1 in the list of top 10 fastest rajdhani express trains in India.

2) Howrah Rajdhani (12301/12302) – 84 km/hr

Route : New Delhi → Kanpur → Allahabad → Mughalsarai → Gaya → Parasnath → Dhanbad → Howrah

Distance : 1447 km

Howrah Rajdhani

Howrah Rajdhani covers its distance of 1447 km at a speed of 84 km/hr. It is positioned at no.2 in the list of top 10 fastest rajdhani express trains in India.

3) Dibrugarh Town Rajdhani (12423/12424) – 82 km/hr

Route : New Delhi → Kanpur → Allahabad → Mughalsarai → Patna → Barauni → Katihar → New Jalpaiguri → Guwahati → Dimapur → Dibrugarh

Distance : 2438 km

Dibrugarh Rajdhani

Dibrugarh Town Rajdhani covers its distance of 2438 km at a speed of 82 km/hr. It is ranked at no.3 from the list of top 10 rajdhani express trains in India.

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4) Sealdah Rajdhani (12313/12314) – 82 km/hr

Route : New Delhi → Kanpur → Mughalsarai → Gaya → Dhanbad → Asansol → Durgapur → Sealdah

Distance : 1454 km

Sealdah Rajdhani

Sealdah Rajdhani covers its distance of 1454 km at a speed of 82 km/hr. It is ranked at no.4 from the list of top 10 rajdhani express trains in India.

5) Jammu Tawi Rajdhani (12425/12426) – 82 km/hr

Route : New Delhi → Ludhiana → Pathankot Cantt → Kathua → Jammu Tawi

Distance : 582 km

Jammu Tawi Rajdhani

Jammu Tawi Rajdhani covers its distance of 582 km at a speed of 82 km/hr. It is ranked at no.5 from the list of top 10 rajdhani express trains in India.

6) Lucknow Rajdhani (12429/12430) – 82 km/hr

Route : New Delhi → Ghaziabad → Moradabad → Bareilly → Lucknow

Distance : 493 km

Lucknow Rajdhani

Lucknow Rajdhani covers its distance of 493 km at a speed of 82 km/hr. It is positioned at no.6 in the list of top 10 fastest rajdhani express trains in India.

7) August Kranti Rajdhani (12953/12954) – 79 km/hr

Route : Hazrat Nizamuddin → Kota → Ratlam → Vadodara → Surat → Mumbai

Distance : 1377 km

August Kranti Rajdhani

August Kranti Rajdhani covers its distance of 1377 km at a speed of 79 km/hr. It is positioned at no.7 in the list of top 10 fastest rajdhani express trains in India.

8) Howrah Rajdhani (12305/12306) – 76 km/hr

Route : New Delhi → Kanpur → Allahabad → Mughalsarai → Patna → Jasidih→ Madhupur → Barddhaman → Howrah

Distance : 1530 km

Howrah Rajdhani

Howrah Rajdhani covers its distance of 1530 km at a speed of 76 km/hr. It is ranked at no.8 from the list of top 10 rajdhani express trains in India.

9) Ranchi Rajdhani (12453/12454) – 76 km/hr

Route : New Delhi → Kanpur → Mughalsarai → Daltonganj → Ranchi

Distance : 1341 km

Ranchi Rajdhani

Ranchi Rajdhani covers its distance of 1341 km at a speed of 76 km/hr. It is ranked at no.9 from the list of top 10 rajdhani express trains in India.

10) Bhubaneswar Rajdhani (22823 – 74 km/hr, 22824 – 76 km/hr)

Route : New Delhi → Kanpur → Mughalsarai → Gaya → Bokaro → Tatanagar → Kharagpur → Balasore → Cuttack → Bhubaneswar

Distance : 1800 km

Bhubhaneshwar Rajdhani

Bhubaneshwar Rajdhani covers its distance of 1800 km at a speed of 74 km/hr (UP) & 76 km/hr (Down). It is ranked at no.10 from the list of top 10 rajdhani express trains in India.

Hope you liked to know about the top 10 fastest rajdhani express trains in India.

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  1. You forgot to mention Patna rajdhani (79kmph) in the list

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