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History of Dadar Madgaon Jan Shatabdi Express  
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Sep 08 2013 (19:31)

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History of Dadar Madgaon Jan Shatabdi Express

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~~~#Mumbai-Madgaon Jan Shatabdi~~~
#Name :- Mumbai Madgaon Jan Shatabdi Express is Inter-city superfast trains connecting major metropolitan cities, with low-priced accommodations.
#Description :- The train is maintained by the Central Railway. The trains base station is Dadar Terminus. The train offers 2 classes of accomodation the 2nd Seating and the AC Chair car. The rake consists of 10 2nd sitting compartments and 1 AC chair car. The train is a hugely popular one since it is the fastest connection between Mumbai and Goa. The train is one of the first trains to hit WL and WL reaches 1000+ during festival seasons. The train averages around 66 kmph. One interesting thing is that this train is the fastest ICF train in the non full AC rake category and continously chugs at a whopping 120 kmph. The train passes through the Mumbai suburbs during the morning times.slowly the landscape changes to semi urban in the Panvel side and turns completely rural after ROHA. The train is the longest distance running janshatabdi exp covering the distance between Mumbai and Madgaon of 571 kms. The train passes through the Konkan coast which has Red laterite soil and the region is famous for its ALPHONSO mangoes and jackfruits which are endemic to only India and found nowhere else in the world. The train plies on the Western Ghats which is famous for its bio diversity and offers a scintillating view of the mountains and valleys. the route is exceptionally beautiful during monsoon. The train connects the Marathi and the Konkani speaking regions. the train crosses the rivers of Patalganga, Vasishti, Savitri, Zuari and Mandovi. The train is very much noted for its speed and aggressive timetable and all railfans wish to capture it in its full glory atleast once. This Train earlier use to run as Madgaon-Mangalore Jan Shatabdi Exp but due to low priority it was changed into Mumbai Madgaon Jan Shatabdi
#Inaugural Run :- Apr 16, 2002
#Region :- Passes through region of Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri & Sindhudurg.
#Zone :- Pass through zone of CR(Central Railway) and KR(Konkan Railway).
#Base :- Mumbai Dadar Central
#River :- 2 Major - Thane Creek Bridge and Mandovi River bridge
#Physical_Region :- Pass through the plains of Raigad district, Tunnels of Ratnagiri District, Panval Viaduct And Zuari River
#States :- 2 States. #Maharashtra 7, #Goa 2 halts
#Zone :- #CR and #KR
#Speed :- Avg. Speed 55 km/hr (During Monsoon) & 76 km/hr (Non-monsoon)
#Languages :- Marathi, Konkani, Malwani speaking language
#Trivia :-
¤ Fastest train on Konkan Railway
¤ Madgaon Jan Shatabdi near the regions of Ratnagiri
¤ Madgaon Jan Shatabdi crossed Kerala Sampark Kranti
¤ Madgaon Jan Shatabdi Over Shastri River bridge
¤ Madgaon Jan Shatabdi meets Mandovi Express at Kankavli
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