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Blog Entry# 2041913  
Posted: Oct 30 2016 (11:09)

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Oct 30 2016 (11:09)   12279/Taj Express | STLI/Sithouli (2 PFs)

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Train No: 12279
Loco Details: GHAZIABAD WAP7 30242
Location: Gwalior (M.P.)
Taj Express was started in 1964 to serve tourists travelling from Delhi to Agra. It reduced the travelling time from over three hours to around two and a half hours. Taj Express was started along the lines of Deccan Queen and provided a quick and comfortable journey between Agra and Delhi. It was a very popular train especially among foreign tourists, before the Bhopal Shatabdi was introduced in 1986. The train was later extended up to Gwalior, then to Jhansi in 2006.
In 1964 Taj Express was introduced from New Delhi to Agra. Running at 105 km/h it brought down the travel time on this route to 2h 35m. It was hauled by a WP 7003 steam engine.
In Oct, 1982 The Taj Express gets diesel locomotives (WDM-2).
In 1985. the then Railway Minister late Madhavrao Scindia extended the Taj Express to Gwalior Junction.
In 1986 The Taj Express gets electric locomotives.
1 July 2006, the train was extended to Jhansi.
4 January 2016, the train is introduced with LHB Coaches.
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