The sources in the Railway have confirmed that as per the request made by the MoSR Suresh Angadi a new Janshatabdi train would be started from February 9, 2020 between Pune and Belagavi.
The Pudahri reports that sources have confirmed the train would commence from Feb 9 and approximately the timing would be Pune Departure 6 AM and Belagavi departure 2 PM.
The distance between Pune to Belagavi is 416 km and the train will move at a speed of 70 KMPH.
LHB coaches will be used and will have 20 coaches in total with AC Chair Car (CC), Executive Chair Car (EC), and Second Seating (2S).
The Jan Shatabdi Express is a more affordable and economical version of the Shatabdi Express. It is similar to Shatabdi Express in terms of fare and precedence but Jan Shatabdi Express has all the classes such as Executive Class, AC Chair Car, Indian Railways coaching stock while Shatabdi Express does not have the 2nd Class seating coaches. The fare does not include food charges, but it has the onboard catering service on some routes from where food can be bought. The top speed of Jan Shatabdi trains is 140 km/hr with an average of 70 km/hr.