# List of Indian train names

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- Abida Begum Express
- Agniveena Express
- Ahilyanagari Express
- Ahimsa Express
- Ajanta Express
- Akal Takht Express
- Ala Hazrat Express
- Amaravati Express
- Amarkantak Express
- Amarnath Express
- Amrapali Express
- Amrita Express
- Ananthapuri Express
- Ananya Express
- Andaman Expess
- Andhra Kesari Express
- Aradhana Express
- Aranyak Express
- Aravalli Express
- Archana Express
- Arunachal Express
- Ashram Express
- Assam Mail
- August Kranti Rajdhani Express
- Avantika Express
- Awadh Tirhut Mail
- Awadh Assam Express
- Awadh Express
- Azad Express
- Azad Hind Express

- Bagh Express
- Bagha Jatin Passenger
- Baidyanathdham Express
- Barak Valley Express
- Barisal Express
- Basava Express
- Bathinda Express
- Beas Link Express
- Bhagirathi Express
- Bhagirathi Express
- Bhagya Nagar Express
- Bhopal Express
- Bidhan Express
- Bihar Express
- Bishwabharati fast Passenger
- Black Diamond Express
- Blue Express
- Blue Mountain Express
- Boat Mail
- Bombay Jayanti
- Bombay VT Express
- Brahmaputra Mail
- Brindavan Express
- Buddha Purnima Express
- Bundelkhand Express

- Cachar Express
- Cape Express
- Capital Express
- Cauvery Express
- Century Express
- Chalukya Express
- Chambal Express
- Chamundi Express
- Chandigarh Express
- Chandrabhaga Express
- Chappra Express
- Charminar Express
- Chattisgarh Express
- Chauri Chaura Express
- Cheran Express
- Chetak Express
- Chitrakut Express
- Cholan Express
- Circar Express
- Circular Express
- Coalfield Express
- Corbett Park Link Express
- Coromandel Express

- Dakshin Express
- Dakshin Parcel Express
- Darjeeling Mail
- Day Express
- Deccan Express
- Deccan Odyssey
- Deccan Queen
- Deekshabhoomi
- Dehra Express
- Delhi Jayanti
- Delta Fast Passenger
- Deluxe Express
- Desert Queen
- Devgiri Express
- Dhauladhar Express
- Dhauli Express
- Doon Express
- Duplicate Express
- Dwaraka Express

- East Bengal Express
- East Coast Express
- Ekta Express
- Ellora Express
- Executive Express

- Falaknuma Express
- Farakka Express
- Flying Mail
- Flying Queen Express
- Frontier Mail

- Gajanan Express
- Ganadevta Express
- Gandak Express
- Ganga Damodar Express
- Ganga Gomti Express
- Ganga Jamuna Express
- Ganga Kaveri Express
- Ganga Sagar Express
- Ganga Sutlej Express
- Gangaur Express
- Garhwal Express
- Garib Nawaz Express
- Garudadri Express
- Gaur Express
- Gautami Express
- Girnar Express
- Girnar Link Express
- Gitanjali Express
- Goa Express
- Godan Express
- Godavari Express
- Godavari Express
- Gokul Express
- Gol Gumbaz Express
- Golconda Express
- Golden Express
- Golden Temple Mail
- Gomti Express
- Gondwana Express
- Gorakhdham Express
- Gorakhnath Express
- Grand Trunk Express
- Great Indian Rover
- Gujarat Express
- Gujarat Mail
- Gujarat Queen
- Gulbarga Express
- Gurudev Express
- Gyanganga Express

- Haldighati Fast Passenger
- Hampi Express
- Hampi Link Express
- Harihar Express
- Hariharnath Express
- Haripriya Express
- Haryana Express
- Hate Bazaar Express
- Hemkunt Express
- High Court Express
- Himachal Express
- Himalayan Queen Express
- Himgiri Express
- Himsagar Express
- Hirakhand Express
- Hirakud Express
- Honeymoon Expresses
- Hussainsagar Express
- Hutatma Express

- Ibadat Express
- Imperial Indian Mail
- Indo-Ceylon Boat Mail
- Indrayani Express
- Intercity Expresses
- Island Express
- Ispat Express

- Jagannath Express
- Jallianwala Bagh Express
- Jan Nayak Express
- Jan Sadharan Expresses
- Jana Shatabdi Expresses
- Janaki Express
- Janata Express
- Janmabhoomi Express
- Jansewa Express
- Jayanti Express
- Jayanti Janata Express
- Jeevan Rekha Exp.
- Jharkhand Express
- Jharkhand Swarna
- Jhelum Express
- Jim Corbett Park Express
- Jnaneshwari Express
- Joy Train

- Kaifiat Express
- Kakatiya Fast Passenger
- Kalindi Express
- Kalinga Express

- Mahamaya Express
- Mahanadi Express
- Mahanagari Express
- Mahananda Link Express
- Maharashtra Express
- Maitry Express
- Malabar Express
- Malani Express
- Malwa Express
- Mandore Express
- Mandovi Express
- Mandovi Express
- Mangala Lakshadweep Express
- Marathwada Express
- Mariani Express
- Marudhar Express
- Marusagar Express
- Matribhumi Express
- Matsyagandha Express
- Maurya Express
- Maveli Express
- Mayurakshi Fast Passenger
- Meenakshi Express
- Mewar Fast Passenger
- Millennium Express
- Millennium Parcel Express
- Mithila Express
- Muri Express
- Mussoorie Express

- Nagarjuna Express
- Nagpur is known for its oranges
- Nainital Express
- Nandi Express
- Nandigram Express
- Narayanadri Express
- Narmada Express
- Nauchandi Express
- Navjivan Express
- Navyana Express
- Navyug Express
- Neelachal Express
- Nellai Express
- Netravati Express
- Netravati Express cum Fast Passenger
- Night Queen Express
- Nilgiri Express
- Nilgiri Passenger
- North Bank Express
- North Bengal Express
- North Bihar Express
- North East Express

- Orange City Express
- Orissa Express
- Overnight Express

- Padmavati Express
- Padmavati Express
- Palace on Wheels
- Palamau Express
- Pallavan Express
- Palnadu Express
- Panch Valley Passenger
- Panchvati Express
- Pandyan Express
- Parasnath Express
- Parikrama
- Parsuram Express
- Pashchim Express
- Pashchim Parcel Express
- Pataliputra Express
- Pathankot Express
- Pathankot Express
- Pawan Express
- Pearl City Express
- Pinakini Express
- Pink City Express
- Pooja Express
- Poorna Express
- Poorva Express
- Poorvottar Express
- Pragati Express
- Prashanti Express
- Prayagraj Express
- Prema Express
- Prerana Express
- Punjab Limited
- Punjab Mail
- Purushottam Express
- Purvanchal Express
- Pushpak Express

- Qutub Express
- Qutub Narmada Express

- Rajasthan Express
- Rajdhani Express
- Ranakpur Express
- Rani Chennamma Express
- Rani Shiromani Passenger
- Ranikhet Express
- Ranthambore Express
- Raptisagar Express
- Ratnachal Express
- Ratnagiri Express
- Ravi Express
- Rayalaseema Express
- Red Ribbon Express
- Revanchal Express
- Rock Fort Express
- Rohilkhand Express
- Royal Orient
- Rupashi Bangla Express

- Sabari Express
- Sabarmati Express
- Sachkhand Express
- Sadbhavna Express
- Sahyadri Express
- Sai Express
- Saket Express
- Samarasta Express
- Sambaleshwari Express
- Samjhauta Express
- Sampark Kranti Expresses
- Sampoorna Kranti Express
- Samta Express
- Sanctuary Express
- Sangam Express
- Sangamitra Express
- Sapt Kranti
- Saptagiri Express
- Saraighat Express
- Sarayu Yamuna Express
- Sarnath Express
- Sarvodaya Express
- Satavahana Express
- Satpura Express
- Satyagraha Express
- Saurashtra Express
- Saurashtra Janata Express
- Saurashtra Mail
- Sayajinagari Express
- School Train
- Science on Wheels
- See Vigyan Mail below.
- Sethu Express
- Sevagram Express
- Shabari Express
- Shaheed Express
- Shaktipunj Express
- Shakuntala Express
- Shalimar Express
- Shan-e-Avadh Express
- Shan-e-Bhopal Express
- Shan-e-Punjab Express
- Shanti Express
- Shantiniketan Express
- Sharavati Express
- Shasya Shyamala Express
- Shatabdi Expresses
- Shekhawati Express
- Sheshadri Express
- Shetrunji Express
- Shipra Express
- Shirdi Express
- Shiromani MEMU
- Shiv Ganga Express
- Shivalik Express
- Shramik Express
- Shramjeevi Express
- Shramshakti Express
- Siddhaganga Express
- Siddheshwar Express
- Sikkim Express
- Sikkim Mahananda Express
- Simhadri Express
- Simla Mail
- Sindhu Express
- Sinhagad Express
- Sitamahal Express
- Somnath Mail
- Son Bhadra Exp.
- South Bihar Express
- Southern Express
- Southern Express
- Sri Jagannath Express
- Srinagar Express
- Steel City Express
- Subarnarekha Express
- Super Deluxe Express
- Suryanagari Express
- Sutlej Express
- Swadeshabhimani Express
- Swaraj Express
- Swarna Fast Passenger
- Swarna Jayanti Express
- Swarna Jayanti Express
- Swarna Jayanti Express
- Swarna Jayanti Rajdhani Express
- Swarna Shatabdi Express
- Swarna Shatabdi Express
- Swatantrata Sainani Express

- Taj Express
- Tamilnadu Express
- Tapaswini Express
- Tapovan Express
- Tapti Ganga Express
- Tata Express
- Tea Garden Express
- Tea Garden Express
- Teesta Torsha Express
- Telangana Express
- Thar Express
- Tipu Express
- Tirthankar Express
- Tirukkural Express
- Tirumala Express
- Toofan Express
- Toofan Mail
- Trishatabdi Express
- Triveni Express
- Tulsi Express
- Tungabhadra Express

- Udyan Abha Express
- Udyan Abha Toofan Express
- Udyan Express
- Udyog Nagari Express
- Ujjayani Express
- Unchahar Express
- Upasana Express
- Upper India Express
- Utkal Express
- Utkal Sammilani Passenger
- Utsarg Express
- Uttar Banga Express
- Uttar Express
- Uttar Pradesh Express
- Uttaranchal Express

- Vaigai Express
- Vainganga Express
- Vaishali Express
- Vananchal Express
- Vanchinad Express
- Varuna Express
- Venad Express
- Venkatadri Express
- Venkatadri Express
- Vibhuti Express
- Vidarbha Express
- Vigyan Mail
- Vijayanagar Express
- Vikramshila Express
- Village on Wheels
- Vindhyachal Express
- Vishakha Express
- Vishwabharati Fast Passenger
- Vivekananda Express

- Wainganga Express
- West Bengal Express
- West Coast Express

- Yelagiri Express
- Yercaud Express

- Ziyarat Express

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Very interesting list, I'm ashamed to say that I recognise far too many of those names.

Where did you get the list?

There's either some that shouldn't be there, or hundreds (if not thousands) that should be added. (Passenger trains mainly, but also 'Howrah Exp' or 'Trivandrum Exp' etc.)

Where did you get the list?

There's either some that shouldn't be there, or hundreds (if not thousands) that should be added. (Passenger trains mainly, but also 'Howrah Exp' or 'Trivandrum Exp' etc.)

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**Red Ribbon Express trains to create awareness about AIDS**

*By Bindu Shajan Perappadan*

NEW DELHI, JAN. 9. India, with a population of 5-lakh HIV-positive individuals, has the dubious distinction of having the second largest population of HIV-positive persons in the world. However, it certainly does seem to be in a mood to let yet another fear, of the ailment acquiring pandemic proportions, come true.

Come mid-February, the country will be party to one of the largest, multi-sector collaboration campaigns aimed at spreading awareness about HIV/AIDS.

......

.......(News at The Hindu)

and just a little disappointing that it was just like all the other trains we travelled on

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This train used to run between Madras Egmore and Dhanushkodi from 1898 till 1964 (?) Discontinued after Dhanushkodi was washed off in the floods of 1964. The train was also washed off the Pamban rail bridge in the Floods.
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This is really getting funny
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These are the only trains in India that share a name. These are totally different trains and are strictly regional. There are other trains that share names like Rajadhani, Shatabdi, Jan Shatabdi, Swarna Jayanti, Sampark Kranti etc, but these are special classes of trains that share the same characterstics (speed, service, destinations etc). But both the Godavaris are not a seperate class of trains. They happen to be normal express trains. One runs between Manmad and Mumbai CSTM (1403) in the Central Railway zone and the other runs between Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam (7007).

The only probable common feature of the two is that they both cross the river Godavari in their journey but at different points altogether.

...and I took the road less travelled.

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Yes, the name sounds romantic, but its indeed like any other train ! You should have tried the "toy" train from Kalka to Shimla with the same name - Himalayan Queen; that would certainly have made your day. **Honeymoon Expresses**, is a general nickname for the trains traveling to 'such' destinations.

Duplicate express is again a nickname for the Howrah -Amritsar exp. This train follow the route of the ‘prestigious’ Howrah-Amritsar Mail and so earned the nickname

Executive Express ...I think there are many trains known by this name (unoffial ?) . TVM-EKM for example

Godavari Express

Godavari Express

...that's my mistake!!!! don't blame railways this time

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next time shimla, next time. ### Express trains in India?

Hi,

I am taking my second trip to India in March - but it will be my first time traveling via train in India. I have a question about the types of trains. Are ALL "Express" trains decent trains?

Specifically, I am looking at going to Agra from Delhi. I know the most popular trains are the Shatadbi and the Taj Express that leave at 6:00 and 7:15 respectively. However, we will be arriving VERY LATE from London the night before, and really don't want to have to get up, packed, and out at the train station that early.

Are any of the other express trains okay? I'm specifically looking at the Samta Express that leaves from H Nizamudden at 8:40 and the MNGLA LKSDP EXP (?whatever that is) leaving also H Nizamudden at 9:50.

Also, the H Nizamudden station IS in Delhi, yes? Easy to get to?

Thank you! Any feedback is appreciated as I'm traveling with my daughter and wanting it to be as smooth as possible. Last year I took a car and driver to Agra, but it took SO LONG that I'd really rather take the train.

Shelley

I am taking my second trip to India in March - but it will be my first time traveling via train in India. I have a question about the types of trains. Are ALL "Express" trains decent trains?

Specifically, I am looking at going to Agra from Delhi. I know the most popular trains are the Shatadbi and the Taj Express that leave at 6:00 and 7:15 respectively. However, we will be arriving VERY LATE from London the night before, and really don't want to have to get up, packed, and out at the train station that early.

Are any of the other express trains okay? I'm specifically looking at the Samta Express that leaves from H Nizamudden at 8:40 and the MNGLA LKSDP EXP (?whatever that is) leaving also H Nizamudden at 9:50.

Also, the H Nizamudden station IS in Delhi, yes? Easy to get to?

Thank you! Any feedback is appreciated as I'm traveling with my daughter and wanting it to be as smooth as possible. Last year I took a car and driver to Agra, but it took SO LONG that I'd really rather take the train.

Shelley

What do you mean by "decent" ? Do you mean "fast" ? All Express trains are fast, some are faster than the others. The "Superfast" trains are the fastest and have right of way over Express trains.

The Samta Expres and the Mangala Lakshadweep Express are long distance trains and you have to find out whether you will be issued a ticket on these for the short distance from Delhi to Agra. Many long distance Expresses and Superfasts have distance restrictions on them, meaning tickets for these are issued for a certain minimum travellling distance.

I suggest you spend your first day at Delhi and take the next morning's Shatabdi Express to Agra. Its a wonderful train and I'm sure your daughter and yourself will love the experience.

Yes, the Hazrat Nizamuddin station is very much in Delhi - South Delhi; and is easily approachable.

Your observation:-

"One runs between Manmad and Mumbai CSTM (1403) in the Central Railway zone and the other runs between Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam (7007)."

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@@@Of these two 7-Up/8-Dn Godavari Express was introduced in the year 1974 whereass the 1403/1404 came much later - a say 4 or 5 years ago. It is still a mystery as to why CR had copied Name that is already existing in SCR while fixing the Name to their (CR's) Train!!!

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@@@Another repetition is: Venkatadri Express but one exists in MG and the other in BG.

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Dear Beach,

Is it possible for you to remove:-

i) The non-existing trains;

ii) Nicknames;

iii) Trains NOT used by the Passengers;

iv) Repetitions (**wherever applicable)

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Please refer to Sl.Nos.373,374,386,387,388,390 ,391,399,400 408, 409,414,415 etc.

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V.Srinivasa Prasad

14.2.2006/19.10 hrs.

Wonderful list...

It runs between Chennai and Allepy ?

Also, there is a pamban express..which is missing in the list.

there was also a nagore express..

Is the list of all the trains of Indian Railways ??

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