| 16 November 2013|
The 12411 / 12 Chandigarh Amritsar Intercity Express is a Superfast express train belonging to Indian Railways - Northern Railway zone that runs between Chandigarh and Dehradun in India.
It operates as train number 12411 from Chandigarh to Amritsar Junction and as train number 12412 in the reverse direction serving the Union Territory of Chandigarh & the state of Punjab.
Chandigarh Amritsar Intercity Express Wikipedia
The 12411 / 12 Chandigarh Amritsar Intercity Express has 1 AC Chair Car, 8 Second Class seating, 2 General Unreserved & 1 sitting cum luggage rack coaches. It does not carry a Pantry car coach.
As is customary with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.
The 12411 Chandigarh Amritsar Intercity Express covers the distance of 248 kilometres in 4 hours 30 mins (55.11 km/hr) & in 4 hours 25 mins as 12412 Amritsar Chandigarh Intercity Express (56.15 km/hr).
As the average speed of the train is above 55 km/h (34 mph), as per Indian Railway rules, its fare includes a Superfast surcharge.
The 12411 / 12 Chandigarh Amritsar Intercity Express runs from Chandigarh via Ludhiana Junction, Jalandhar City, Beas to Amritsar Junction.
As the entire route is fully electrified, a Ghaziabad based WAP 5 or WAP 7 powers the train for its entire journey.
12411 Chandigarh Amritsar Intercity Express leaves Chandigarh on a daily basis at 06:55 hrs IST and reaches Amritsar Junction at 11:25 hrs IST the same day.
12412 Amritsar Chandigarh Intercity Express leaves Amritsar Junction on a daily basis at 17:30 hrs IST and reaches Chandigarh at 21:55 hrs IST the same day.