Shatabdi Express running between New Delhi and Chandigarh will now halt at Karnal and Sonipat railway stations. This was announced by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu who took the decision after a request from Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s side.
The Chandigarh – New Delhi Shatabdi Express with train number 12046 / 12045 is a superfast train which belongs to Northern Railway. Earlier the train had just 1 stop at Ambala but now the train will have a total of 3 stoppages on its route. The new stoppages at Karnal and Sonipat railway stations will help the residents of these 2 cities to travel to Chandigarh & New Delhi in the shortest possible time.
The New Delhi Chandigarh Shatabdi express train has a total of 11 coaches out of which 1o are AC chair car and 1 is an executive class coach.
Shatabdi Express covers the distance from Chandigarh to new Delhi in just 3 hours and 20 minutes. But with 2 more stoppages on the way, the time will increase by few minutes. The new time table will modifications will soon be released by Northern Railways.
Source: Zee News