Jan Nayak Express

The 15211 / 15212 Jan Nayak Express is an Express train belonging to East Central Railway zone that runs between Darbhanga Junction and Amritsar Junction in India. It is currently being operated with 15211/15212 train numbers on a daily basis.[1][2][3]

Jan Nayak Express
Service typeExpress
First service12 December 2009; 13 years ago (2009-12-12)
Current operator(s)East Central Railways
TerminiDarbhanga (DBG)
Amritsar (ASR)
Distance travelled1,486 km (923 mi)
Average journey time32h 25m
Service frequencyDaily [a]
Train number(s)15211 / 15212
On-board services
Class(es)General Unreserved
Seating arrangementsYes
Sleeping arrangementsNo
Catering facilitiesNo
Baggage facilitiesNo
Other facilitiesBelow the seats
Rolling stockICF coach
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed46 km/h (29 mph) average including halts

This train is named after and in honor to Karpoori Thakur(Jan Nayak), a freedom fighter & ex-Chief Minister of Bihar state


The 15211/Jan Nayak Express has an average speed of 46 km/hr and covers 1486 km in 32h 25m. The 15212/Jan Nayak Express has an average speed of 47 km/hr and covers 1486 km in 31h 55m.

Route & HaltsEdit

The important halts of the train are:

Coach compositionEdit

The train has standard ICF rakes with a max speed of 110 kmph. The train consists of 23 coaches:[4]

  • 21 General Unreserved
  • 2 Seating cum Luggage Rake


Both trains are hauled by a Samastipur Loco Shed-based WDM-3A diesel locomotive from Darbhanga to Samastipur. From Samastipur, the train is hauled by a Ghaziabad Loco Shed-based WAP-5 electric locomotive up till Amritsar, and vice versa.

Rake sharingEdit

The train shares its rake with 15275/15276 Saharsa–Barauni Express.

Direction reversalEdit

The train reverses its direction 1 times:

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Runs seven days in a week for every direction.


  1. ^ Manduadih-Rameswaram Weekly Express tops India's most-delayed trains list
  2. ^ "Fog gone, but trains remain cancelled till February 28"
  3. ^ Check up on weather before you plan holiday
  4. ^ "15212/Jan Nayak Express - Amritsar to Darbhanga ECR/East Central Zone - Railway Enquiry".

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