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Finally a long awaited wish of the Rajkotian has been fulfilled by Indian Railways. Effective from 27th May 2018, 12267/12268 Duranto Express train which was operational between Ahmedabad & Mumbai has been extended till Rajkot. Now people of Rajkot gets a new super fast fully air conditioned train which will run daily between Rajkot to Mumbai & Vice versa. The booking will open on 26th May, 2018 on the booking counter as well as IRCTC website and first journey of Duranto express between Rajkot & Mumbai will commence on 27th May, 2018. Initially the train had been running nonstop between Ahmedabad and Mumbai and vice versa. However, now there will be two stops in between, i.e, Surendranagar & Ahmedabad. The timing of Duranto will be as follow.
12267 Mumbai Central to Rajkot 12268 Rajkot to Mumbai Central
23:25 Mumbai Central 19:05 Rajkot
06:00 (+1 Day) Ahmedabad 20:18 Surendranagar
08:35 (+1 Day) Surendrandagar 23:20 Ahmedabad
10:55 (+1 Day) Rajkot 06:00 (+1 Day) Mumbai Central
There will be no change in departure and arrival timing to & from Ahmedabad & Mumbai Central.
The inaugural run of Duranto express will be flagged off by the Hon CM of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani this Sunday on 27th May. A special inaugural function will be held on Rajkot Railway station during the same event which along with CM, will also be attended by Member of Parliament from Rajkot, Mr. Mohanbhai Kundariya, who had actually requested Department of Railway in writing on 7th March, 2018 to extend Duranto Express till Rajkot.
The train will have 15 coaches including 6 AC 3 Economy, 5 AC 3 Tier, 3
AC 2 Tier and one First Class coach. Out of 100% seats, part of the seats will
be reserved for Ahmedabad quota and rest seats for Rajkot Quota. However, the
exact percentage of quota distribution hasn’t declared yet.