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List of Garibrath Trains: Routes, Fare, Timetable

About Garibrath Express

 

Garib Rath Express was introduced by the Indian Railways in 2005. This was done to provide affordable fares for people who seek AC coaches for long-distance journeys. When it comes to air-conditioned coaches, Garib Rath train fares are half the prices of air-conditioned coaches of other trains because of which, there are more seats in the coaches. 

 

There are 78 seats/berths in total and passengers are not provided with free food or beddings. The Indian Railways has introduced a 3AC class exclusively for female passengers on all Garib Rath Express trains to safeguard women’s safety.

 

The train’s first journey began in Saharsa, Bihar, and ended in Amritsar, Punjab (Saharsa Amritsar Garib Rath Express).

 

Garib Rath Express Routes

 

There are 26 pairs of Garib Rath express trains running across India. The maximum speed for Garib Rath express is 140 km/hr, and the average speed is 81 km/h.

 

The 12215 / 16 Delhi Sarai Rohilla – Bandra Terminus Garib Rath Express route covers 1,431 km (889 mi) with 17 stops in between. It takes 22 hours and 50 minutes to cover this distance. 

 

The 12611 / 12 Chennai Central Hazrat Nizamuddin Garib Rath Express speed is 81.15 km/h and is the fastest train running from Hazrat Nizamuddin, New Delhi to Chennai Central, Tamil Nadu. It takes 28 hours and 20 minutes to cover a distance route of 2176 km with nine halts in between.

 

List of Garibrath Express Train

 

 

Download the Garib Rath Train List and Timetable

 

Facilities of Garibrath Express

 

  1. The ambience Garib-rath express train is very good, and the seats are very comfortable.
  2. The train has Amenities like a charging port for mobile, table stand, bottle holder.
  3. The toilets are well-maintained and clean, unlike some other trains.
  4. The train journey is comfortably preferred to a road journey, especially for those who travel with children.
  5. The Garib Rath is an air-conditioned train. 
  6. It has an affordable train ticket price than the regular-fare AC trains. 
  7. Bedding is not provided in Garibrath express, but the passenger can pay extra per bedrolls while booking the ticket.
  8. Since the fares are less than two-thirds of the fares on other trains for air-conditioned classes, the gap between each seat or berth is smaller, the seats and berths are relatively narrower.
  9. There are more seats and berths for each coach than for air-conditioned coaches on other trains.
  10. 78 seat accommodation is provided in these trains. 
  11. It is a significantly super-fast express and higher priority trains of India
  12. Food is not provided on the train as Garib Rath trains do not have a pantry car. 
  13. The maximum Garibrath express speed is 130 km/h, which is at par with Rajdhani and Duronto. 

 

Also Read: Top 5 Fastest Trains in India: All You Need to Know

 

Garibrath Express Seat Availability

 

 

The train ticket for Garib rath express seat availability can be booked in two classes, third ac (3A) and chair car (CC). The final chart is prepared 3 to 4 hours before train departure time or a day before if the train departs in the early morning.

 

Garib Rath Express has 78 seats/berths rather than the 64 seats that other trains have in AC coaches. The coaches are crowded and congested due to the additional 14 seats, and passengers also face breathing issues.

 

If you want to check Anand vihar to Bhagalpur Garib rath seat availability or some other train, use RailMitra app.

 

Online Food Order in Garibrath Express Trains

 

 

The Garib rath train does not provide free food for passengers. Passengers can order food from the pantry or else Online Food Order in Garib rath train from the train food app. Food delivery in train from ecatering partners is quantitatively and qualitatively good. You can have delicious Veg, Non-Veg, Jain Food, Chinese and local food on the train at your train seat. 

Follow the steps to relish the restaurant-style food on the wheel:

 

  1. Install the Food in Train app
  2. Enter your PNR/Train Number carefully.
  3. Select the food you desire and add it to your cart.
  4. Pay for the ordered meals through Online payment mode or opt COD.
  5. Enjoy the tasty meals box on the Garib Rath train.

 

Garib Rath Train Ticket Price

 

The Garib Rath Express ticket price for 3 tier AC is around 50% lesser than regular 3A AC fares. Inquire Garib rath train ticket price for 3 AC and CC classes from train fare enquiry app. Railmitra offers you the fastest ways to get accurate Indian railway fare for trains.

 

Garib Rath Train Ticket Price includes base charges, reservation charges, superfast charges and GST.

 

Garib Rath Train Ticket Price for Popular Trains

 

Garib Rath Train Ticket Price for General Quota.

 

12910 – BDTS GARIB RATH fares 

The journey from HAZRAT NIZAMUDDIN (NZM) to BANDRA TERMINUS (BDTS). 

  • 3A: ₹1065
  • CC: ₹940

 

12881 – Howrah to Puri Garib rath train fare

The journey from HOWRAH JN (HWH) to PURI (PURI).

  • 3A: ₹575.

 

12203 – GARIB RATH EXP fares 

The journey from SAHARSA JN (SHC) to AMRITSAR JN (ASR).

  •  3A: ₹1205
  •  CC: ₹1075 

 

12211 – ANVT GARIB RATH fare

The journey from MUZAFFARPUR JN (MFP) to ANAND VIHAR TERMINAL (ANVT).

  • 3A: ₹940.

 

12258 – KCVL-YPR EXPRESS fare

the journey from KOCHUVELI (KCVL) to YASVANTPUR JN (YPR).

  • 3A: ₹815.

 

12359 – PNBE GARIB RATH fare

The journey from KOLKATA (KOAA) to PATNA JN (PNBE). 

  • 3A: ₹640.

 

12910 – BDTS GARIB RATH fares 

The journey from HAZRAT NIZAMUDDIN (NZM) to BANDRA TERMINUS (BDTS). 

  • 3A: ₹1065
  • CC: ₹940 

 

12216 – BDTS-DEE GARIB RATH train fare

The journey from BANDRA TERMINUS (BDTS) to DELHI SARAI ROHILLA (DEE). 

  • 3A: ₹1080

 

12909 – NZM GARIB RATH train fares 

The journey from BANDRA TERMINUS (BDTS) to HAZRAT NIZAMUDDIN (NZM).

  • 3A: ₹1065
  • CC: ₹940 

 

12878 – NDLS RNC GBR EXPRESS train fare

The journey from NEW DELHI (NDLS) to RANCHI (RNC).

  • 3A: ₹1050.

 

Also Read: List of Shatabdi Trains: Routes, Fare, Timetable

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q: What are some popular Garibrath Express routes for passengers?

A: Some popular routes for Garibrath Express are HWH PURI G Rath(12881), BDTS-DEE GARIB RATH (12216), NZM GARIB RATH (12909).

 

Q: How many Garibrath Expresses are running?

A: A total of 52 Garibrath Express trains are running across India.

 

Q: What is the longest route of Garibrath Express?

A: Longest Garibrath Express route is MGR CHENNAI CTL to H NIZAMUDDIN, which covers around 2180 km.

 

Q: Does Garibrath Express provide free food?

A: No, the Garibrath Express train does not provide free food to passengers. Passengers can order food from the pantry and pay the amount required.

 

Q: How many Tatkal seats are available in Garib Rath?

A: 421 Tatkal seats are available in Garib Rath.

 

Q: How many coaches are there in Garib Rath?

A: Total number of Coaches is 21.

 

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Aayushi is a vivacious content writer. With the desire to travel the world, she loves to explore the beauty of exotic destinations. She enjoys expressing her thoughts to entertain her readers with interesting blogs and articles about beautiful places and bizarre facts about India. Meeting new people, trying different foods and exploring new things makes her contended.

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