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Bandra Terminus Dehradun Express

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Service type  Express
Start  Bandra Terminus
Distance travelled  1,682 km (1,045 mi)
Current operator(s)  Western Railways
End  Dehradun
Bandra Terminus- Dehradun Express
Stops  96 as 19019 Dehradun Express, 89 as 19020 Dehradun Express

The 19019/19020 Bandra Dehradun Dehradun Express is an Express train run by Indian Railways that runs between Bandra and Dehradun in India. It is a daily service.

Contents

It operates as train number 19019 from Bandra to Dehradun and as train number 19020 in the reverse direction.

Coaches

It has one AC two tier, one AC three tier, two Sleeper class, and seven General class coaches.

It carries parcel vans on a frequent basis. About four Sleeper class coaches and two General coaches are detached/attached from the train at Haridwar Junction.

Service

It is a daily train and covers the distance of 1682 kilometres in 41 hours 30 mins as 19019 Dehradun Express (40.53 km/hr) and 41 hours 45 mins as 19020 Dehradun Express (40.29 km/hr).

Traction

Before the Mumbai region changed traction to an AC system, a WCAM 1 engine would haul the train until Vadodara from where a Vadodara based WAP 4 or WAP 5 would take over until Hazrat Nizamuddin after which a WDM 3A engine from the Tuglakabad shed would take over until Dehradun.

Since Western Railways switched over to AC traction, a Ghaziabad based WAP 7 hauls the train until Hazrat Nizamuddin after which a WDM 3A engine from the Tuglakabad shed takes over until Dehradun.

It has two direction reversals at Saharanpur and Laksar Junction.

Timetable

19019 Bandra Dehradun Dehradun Express leaves Bandra Terminus every day at 00:05 hrs IST and reaches Dehradun at 17:35 hrs IST the next day.

19020 Dehradun Bandra Dehradun Express leaves Dehradun every day at 10:35 hrs IST and reaches Bandra Terminus at 04:20 hrs IST on the 3rd day.

Incidents

On 8 January 2014, a fire broke out on one of the trains when it was near Dahanu station in Maharashtra. Three carriages were involved. Some passengers escaped "by breaking open the back doors" but nine were killed.

References

Bandra Terminus- Dehradun Express Wikipedia


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