Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: Travel time between Mumbai and Delhi via Ahmedabad which is currently 16 hours will soon be reduced to just 12 hours. It was announced in the 2018-19 Union budget that the speed of trains on the Mumbai-Vadodara-Ahmedabad-Delhi route would be enhanced from 160 kmph to 200 kmph.
This will reduce travel time along the approximately 1,450 km route to 12 hours. Officials say that travel time on the Shatabdi between Mumbai and Ahmedabad would be reduced by nearly two hours from the current time. Further, travel time between Delhi and Ahmedabad will also shrink to around eight hours. Rajdhani takes 14 hours to reach Delhi as of now.