Introduced in June 1, 1930, Deccan Queen Express is described as the ‘blue eyed babe’ of the Indian Railways. The train is named after the city of
, which is referred to as the ‘Queen of the Deccan’. It is one of the first vestibule trains in India and is one of the few trains carrying five air conditioned chair cars.
Deccan Queen Express is India's first super fast train and the first long distance electric-hauled passenger train. It is the first to have a ladies only car, and amongst the first to feature a diner. Separate restaurant cars are provided, serving light to heavy snacks and several dishes.
Deccan Queen Express runs between
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) Railway Station at Mumbai and
Pune Junction Railway Station. Karjat,
Lonavala are the main stations on the way. This train operates daily and covers a distance of 192 km.
Train number 2123:
Mumbai to Pune, leaves Mumbai at 17:10 hrs.
Train number 2124: Pune to Mumbai, leaves Pune at 07:15 hrs.
Class CC – Rs 270.00
Class 2S – Rs 83.00