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North East Express
North East Express (Guwahati-NDLS).jpg
North East Express
Overview
Service type Superfast
Locale Assam, West Bengal, Bihar, UP, Delhi
Current operator(s) Northeast Frontier Railway
Route
Start Delhi (Anand Vihar Terminal)
Stops 9
End Guwahati Junction
Distance travelled 1880 km
Average journey time 34 hours
Service frequency Daily
On-board services
Seating arrangements Available
Sleeping arrangements Available
Catering facilities yes
Technical
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Route map
North East Express (Guwahati - Delhi) Express Route map.jpg

The North East Express is a daily superfast train of Indian Railways, which runs between Guwahati (capital of Assam and the largest city of North Eastern region of India) and New Delhi (capital of India). It connects North Eastern India to New Delhi, hence the name. The train belongs to NF railway zone of Indian Railways (headquarters at Guwahati). The coaches of this train belongs to Guwahati Division of NF Railway.

The North East Express succeeded the legendary Assam Mail in 1986.[1]

The train runs along the Guwahati-Barauni line, Barauni-Mokama line and Howrah-Delhi main line.

The train is numbered as 12505/12506:

  • 12505[2] originates from Guwahati daily at 9:45 Hrs and reaches New Delhi at 19:25 next day. The total distance of 1880 km is covered in 33 hours and 40 mins. The train runs via the main and the shortest possible route between Guwahati and New Delhi covering important stations such as New Bongaigaon,kokrajhar, New Jalpaiguri,new alipurduar , new cooch behar, Katihar, Barauni Junction, Patna, buxar,Mughal Sarai, Allahabad, Kanpur en route to New Delhi.
  • 12506[3] originates from New Delhi daily at 6:40 Hrs and reaches Guwahati at 16:40 next day covering the distance of 1880 km in 34 hours. On the return journey the train follows the same route.[4]

The train has AC as well as Non AC accommodation. The composition of the train is as follows - 2A - 1 (A-1) 3A - 2 (B-1, B-2) SL - 13 (S-1 to S-13) PC - 1 GENL - 4 SLR - 2 The total rake length is 23 coaches. The locomotives used for this train are:

  • Guwahati - Barauni Junction/Barauni Junction - Guwahati - WDP-4 from Silliguri/WDM 3A from Mughal Sarai or Howrah.
  • Barauni Junction - New Delhi/New Delhi - Barauni Junction - WAP-4 from Kanpur/Mughal Sarai/Ghaziabad/Howrah electric loco shed.

The train reverses at Barauni Junction either way.

This train is considered as one of the better options for travel between Guwahati and New Delhi. Recently this train has shifted its departure point from New Delhi to Anand Vihar due to congestion and saturation in New Delhi railway station.

References[edit]


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204 news items

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 10:04:22 -0800

A woman was allegedly molested on Sunday on board the Delhi-bound North-East Express by two youths, who were later arrested. According to Government Railway Police (GRP) Inspector Tripurari Pandey, the matter came to light in the afternoon as the ...

Times of India

The Hindu
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:30:00 -0800

A passenger train on Friday derailed after scraping against the New Delhi-Guwahati North East Express at Barh, about 40 km from here, disrupting rail traffic in the area. All the passengers are safe, railway officials said. Describing the incident as a ...

NYOOOZ

NYOOOZ
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 12:03:45 -0800

Varanasi: An Indian Air Force jawan Dinesh Singh died during travelling from Guwahati to Kanpur in North East Express on Saturday. Dinesh was going to Kanpur when he fell sick and died in the train. The GRP personnel sent the body for postmortem ...

आज तक

आज तक
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 05:14:26 -0800

कानपुर सेंट्रल स्टेशन पर इंडो-तिब्ब्तन बॉर्डर पुलिस (आईटीबीपी) के जवान द्वारा छेड़छाड़ का मामला अभी शांत भी नहीं हुआ कि अब चलती ट्रेन में छेड़छाड़ का मामला सामने आया है. यह घटना ...

IANS

New Kerala
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:20:31 -0800

An official of the armed police in Meghalaya was Monday arrested from the Delhi-bound North East Express train at the Guwahati station for possessing a huge cache of illegal ammunition and explosives.

आज तक

आज तक
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:09:47 -0800

बिहार में एक बड़ा हादसा होते होते टल गया. दरअसल भोजपुर पैसेंजर और नॉर्थ ईस्ट एक्सप्रेस एक ही ट्रैक पर टकराते टकराते बची. दोनों ट्रेनें पटना के पास बाढ़ स्टेशन को पार कर रही थी. दोनों ट्रेनों के ...

The Indian Express

Economic Times
Sun, 28 Dec 2014 21:58:37 -0800

According a northern Railway official, 98 trains were running late by several hours. Almost all north-bound trains including Mahananda Express, north-east Express, Vikramshila Express, Magadh Express, Punjab Mail, Poorva Express are running more than ...

India Today

NDTV
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:19:57 -0800

"Trains such as North-east Express, Taj Express and Mahabodhi Express are running late due to the thick fog that has caused poor visibility," said an statement from the Northern Railway. "The departures of 9 trains were rescheduled from Delhi due to ...
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