Top 12 Super Fast Shatabdi Express Trains of Indian Metro Cities

Shatabdi Express trains are among the fastest trains in India and prestige of Indian Railways that connect Indian metro cities with other important cities. Indian Railways operates 23 pairs of Shatabdi Express with a maximum speed of about 130 km/h (81 mph), most of the Shatabdi Express trains in India are starts from New Delhi such as New Delhi – Ludhiana,New Delhi – Moga,New Delhi – Chandigarh, New Delhi – Amritsar,New Delhi – Dehradun,New Delhi – Kalka and New Delhi – Ajmer.

Habibganj – New Delhi

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New Delhi Habibganj Shatabdi Express is also known as Bhopal Shatabdi Express, is the fastest train in India with the top speed of 155 km/h between New Delhi-Agra stretch. The train covers major tourist destination cities like New Delhi, Agra, Mathura,Gwalior and Jhansi.

Lucknow – New Delhi

Lucknow Junction New Delhi Shatabdi Express is also known as Lucknow Swarna Shatabdi Express, that connects the Indian capital Delhi to Lucknow, India’s first CCTV City with 9000 CCTV cameras. Swarna Shatabdi Express is the longest running Shatabdi in India accordance to number of coaches.

Chennai Central – Mysore

Chennai Mysore Shatabdi Express is a superfast express train of the Shatabdi Express category, runs between Chennai Central and Mysore Junction in India. Chennai Central Mysore Shatabdi Express is the first Shatabdi Express in South India.

Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad

Mumbai Central Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express is a super fast express train of Shatabdi class, runs between Mumbai Central and Ahmedabad Junction. The Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express is the 3rd fastest train on the Mumbai Ahmedabad Sector after the Bandra Terminus Bhuj AC Superfast Express and Ahmedabad Duronto Express.

Howrah – Ranchi

Howrah Ranchi Shatabdi Express is a superfast express train of the Shatabdi Express category, runs between Howrah Junction and Ranchi Junction and it returns to its originating station Howrah Junction at the end of the day.

Pune – Secunderabad

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Pune Secunderabad Shatabdi Express is running between Pune Junction in Maharashtra and Secunderabad in Telangana, at an average speed of 70.58 km/h. Pune Shatabdi Express is the fastest diesel hauled shatabdi train and also the fastest train connecting these two cities.

Bangalore – Chennai

Bangalore Chennai Shatabdi Express is a superfast express train of Shatabdi class and the fastest train on the Bangalore Chennai sector. Bangalore Chennai Shatabdi is one of the rare trains on the Indian Railways network that covers the distance of 362 kilometres in 5 hours in both directions.

Kanpur – New Delhi

Kanpur New Delhi Shatabdi Express is the second Shatabdi Train for Kanpur Central, as the  Lucknow Shatabdi is first one. Kanpur New Delhi Shatabdi Express  is known as Kanpur Reverse Shatabdi because it follows the reverse timetable of Lucknow Shatabdi.

Jaipur – Agra Fort

Jaipur Agra Fort Shatabdi Express is a superfast express train of the Shatabdi Express that runs between Jaipur Junction and Agra Fort. Jaipur Agra Shatabdi Express runs at an average speed of the train is above 55 km/h.

Howrah – New Jalpaiguri

Howrah New Jalpaiguri Shatabdi Express connect Kolkata and Siliguri and the fastest train in the Howrah – New Jalpaiguri section. Howrah Shatabdi Express is the 2nd fastest fully diesel hauled train in India after Pune Secunderabad Shatabdi.

Howrah – Puri

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Puri Howrah Shatabdi Express is a super duper fast train of the Shatabdi Express category belonging to Indian Railways, runs between Puri and Howrah with an average speed of 55 km/h. Being a Shatabdi class train, it returns to its originating station Puri at the end of the day.

Chennai – Coimbatore

Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express runs between Chennai Central and Coimbatore Main Junction with 3 commercial stops of Salem Junction, Erode Junction and Tiruppur. The Shatabdi express which was running earlier was converted to Duronto Express, a category of long-distance non stop trains run by the Indian Railways.