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Posted: May 17 (00:10)

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4⃣6⃣ जन्म दिन🎂 की हार्दिक बधाइयाँ 🍰
Today Mumbai Raj. completed its 46 Glorious years of service
🏁 Welcome the new generation LHB coaches
🔁 New Delhi Rajdhani Express
◾Country's second Rajdhani was introduced by Indian Railways in 1972 on Mumbai-Delhi route. It was a Bi-weekly service leaving Mumbai Central on Wednesdays and Sundays and from New Delhi on Fridays and Mondays with nine coaches, including two generator cum brake vans, an air-conditioned pantry and six chair cars. It took a little over 19 hours. Those days, it was possible to get reservations fairly easily.

▪ Milestones of Mumbai Rajdhani Express
🔹17th May, 1972 – Rajdhani Express introduced on Mumbai-Delhi Trunk Route as Bi-weekly Train. It was numbered as 151 Dn /152 Up.
🔹2nd October, 1981 – Number of coaches increased to 18, hauled by two locomotives – called “Double Headed Rajdhani”.
🔹19th November, 1982 – Mumbai Rajdhani Express started running 4 days a week.
🔹1st April, 1983 – It started plying 5 days a week.
🔹1st November, 1989 – Its services made available for 6 days a week. The train was renumbered as 2951 Dn /2952 Up.
🔹15th May, 1992 – 3 Tier AC coaches introduced in Rajdhani Express in replacement of Chair Car coaches.
🔹2nd October, 2000 – Rajdhani service started on all days a week.

⚫ The popular & prestigious 12951 Rajdhani Express chugs out from Mumbai Central Station daily at 17:00 hrs & arrives at New Delhi the next day at 8:35 hrs.
⚪In the return direction, the 12952 Rajdhani Express leaves New Delhi at 16:25 hrs to reach Mumbai Central the next day at 8:15 hrs.

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