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Top 10 Fastest Trains in India

India is growing its railway network year by year. Not only that, India has also 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 even faster than some of the Rajdhani trains, but slower than Gatimaan and Spanish Talgo Train. Also, read our previous article on top 10 fastest rajdhani express trains in India.

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

Top 10 Fastest Trains in India

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

1) Gatimaan Express (12049/12050)

Route : Hazrat Nizamuddin – Agra Cantonment

Distance : 188 km

Max. Speed : 160 km/hr

Gatimaan Express

Gatimaan Express covers its distance of 188 km at a maximum speed of 160 km/hr. It is positioned at no.1 in the list of top 10 fastest trains in India.

2) New Delhi – Bhopal Shatabdi Express (12002)

Route : New Delhi – Mathura Jn – Agra Cantonment – Morena – Gwalior – Jhansi Jn – Lalitpur Jn – Bhopal Jn – Habibganj

Distance : 707 km

Max. Speed : 150 km/hr

Bhopal Shatabdi

New Delhi – Bhopal Shatabdi Express covers its distance of 707 km at a maximum speed of 150 km/hr. It is positioned at no.2 in the list of top 10 fastest trains in India.

3) Mumbai – New Delhi Rajdhani Express (12951) & New Delhi – Kanpur Shatabdi Express (12034)

Route :

12951 : Mumbai Central – Borivali – Surat – Vadodara Jn – Ratlam Jn – Nagda Jn – Kota Jn – New Delhi

12034 : New Delhi – Ghaziabad Jn – Etawah Jn – Kanpur Central

Distance : Train No.12951 (1384 km) & Train No.12034 (440 km)

Max. Speed : 140 km/hr

Mumbai Rajdhani

Mumbai – New Delhi Rajdhani Express covers 1384 km & New Delhi – Kanpur Shatabdi Express covers its distance of 440 km at a maximum speed of 140 km/hr. These 2 trains are positioned at no.3 in the list of top 10 fastest trains in India.

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4) New Delhi – Howrah Rahdhani Express (12302) & New Delhi – Sealdah Duronto Express (12260)

Route :

12302 : New Delhi – Kanpur Central – Allahabad Jn – Mughal Sarai Jn – Gaya Jn – Parasnath – Dhanbad Jn – Howrah Jn

12260 : New Delhi – Kanpur Central – Mughal Sarai Jn – Dhanbad Jn – Sealdah

Distance : Train No.12302 (km) & Train No.12260 (1457 km)

Max. Speed : 135 km/hr

New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express

New Delhi – Howrah Rajdhani Express covers 1450 km & New Delhi – Sealdah Duronto Express covers its distance of 1457 km at a maximum speed of 135 km/hr. These 2 trains are positioned at no.4 in the list of top 10 fastest trains in India.

5) Mumbai LTT – H.Nizamuddun AC Superfast Express (22109)

Route : Lomanya Tilak Terminus – Kalyan Jn – Igatpuri – Nasik Road – Bhusaval Jn – Bhopal Jn – Jhansi Jn – Gwalior Jn – Agra Cantt. – H.Nizamuddin

Distance : 1518 km

Max. Speed : 130 km/hr

LTT Mumbai - Nizamuddin AC Super Fast Express

Mumbai LTT – H.Nizamuddin AC Superfast Express covers its distance of 1518 km at a maximum speed of 130 km/hr. It is positioned at no.5 in the list of top 10 fastest trains in India.

6) H.Nizamuddin – Bandra Garib Rath (12910)

Route : H.Nizamuddin – Mathura Jn – Kota Jn – Ratlam Jn – Dahod – Vadodara Jn – Surat – Borivali – Bandra Terminus

Distance : 1367 km

Max. Speed : 130 km/hr

H. Nizamuddin - Bandra Garib Rath

H.Nizamuddin – Bandra Garib Rath covers its distance of 1367 km at a maximum speed of 130 km/hr. It is positioned at no.6 in the list of top 10 fastest trains in India.

7) Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad AC Double Decker Express (12932)

Route : Ahmedabad Jn – Nadiad Jn – Anand Jn – Vadodara Jn – Bharuch Jn – Surat – Valsad – Vapi – Borivali – Mumbai Central

Distance : 491 km

Max. Speed : 130 km/hr

Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Ac Double Decker Express

Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad AC Double Decker Express covers its distance of 491 km at a maximum speed of 130 km/hr. It is positioned at no.7 in the list of top 10 fastest trains in India.

8) New Delhi – Howrah Duronto Express (12273), New Delhi – Allahabad Duronto Express (12276) & Howrah – Anand Vihar Yuva Express (12249)

Route :

12273 : Howrah Jn – Dhanbad Jn – Mughal Sarai Jn – Kanpur Central – New Delhi

12276 : New Delhi – Tundla Jn – Allahabad Jn

12249 : Howrah Jn – Asansol Jn – Dhanbad Jn – Mughal Sarai Jn – Allahabad Jn – Kanpur Central – Anand Vihar Terminal

Distance : Train No.12273 (1450 km), Train No. 12276 (632 km) & Train No.12249 (1438 km)

Max. Speed : 120-130 km/hr

New Delhi - Howrah Duronto Express

New Delhi – Howrah Duronto Express covers 1450 km, New Delhi – Allahabad Duronto Express covers 632 km and Howrah – Anand Vigar Yuva Express covers its distance of 1438 km at a maximum speed of 120-130 km/hr. These 3 trains are positioned at no.8 in the list of top 10 fastest trains in India.

9) Maharashtra Sampark Kranti Express (12908)

Route : H.Nizamuddin – Kota Jn – Vadodara Jn – Borivali – Bandra Terminus

Distance : 1367 km

Max. Speed : 110 km/hr

Maharashtra Sampar Kranti Express

Maharashtra Sampark Kranti Express covers its distance of 1367 km at a maximum speed of 110 km/hr. It is positioned at no.9 in the list of top 10 fastest trains in India.

10) Kota – H.Nizamuddin Jan Shatabdi Express (12059)

Route : Kota Jn – Sawai Madhopur Jn – Gangapur City – Shri Mahabirji – Hindaun City – Bayana Jn – Bharatpur Jn – Mathura Jn – Ballabgarh – H.Nizamuddin

Distance : 458 km

Max. Speed : 110 km/hr

Kota - H.Nizamuddin Jan Shatabdi Express

Kota – H.Nizamuddin Jan Shatabdi Express covers its distance of 458 km at a maximum speed of 110 km/hr. It is positioned at no.10 in the list of top 10 fastest trains in India.

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

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