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Which are Mail trains in IR?  
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Dec 13 2011 (14:02)
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Gulshanrkp*^
Which are Mail trains in IR?

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Dec 10 2011 (11:15)
Blog Post# 301241-29     
PKV*^~   Added by: Gulshanrkp*^  Dec 13 2011 (14:02)
Surprisingly, the number of Mail trains in the IR system, officially designated as such, is at 19@, lower than the number of Duronto and even Rajdhani services. However, quite a few of the Express trains too, are utilised for carrying mail. Here is the full list.
1) 11027/11028 Mumbai CST-Chennai Mail
2) 11123/11124 Barauni Gwalior Mail
3) 12137/12138 Mumbai CST-Firozpur Mail
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12229/12230 Lucknow-Delhi Mail
5) 12311/2312 Howrah-Delhi-Kalka Mail
6) 12321/12322 Howrah-Mumbai CST Mail via Allahabad
7) 12343/12344 Sealdah-New Jalpaiguri Darjeeling Mail
8) 12601-12602 Chennai-Mangalore Mail
9) 12623/12624 Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram Mail
10) 12809/12810 Mumbai CST-Howrah Mail via Nagpur
11) 12839/12840 Howrah-Chennai Mail
12 12903/12904 Mumbai Central-Amritsar Golden Temple Mail
13) 13005/13006 Howrah-Amritsar Mail
14) 12657/12658 Chennai-Bangalore Mail
15) 14033/14034 Delhi-Jammu Tawi Mail
16) 14055/14056 Dibrugarh-Delhi Brahmaputra Mail #
17) 19005/19006 Mumbai Central-Okha Saurashtra Mail
18) 19105/19106 Ahmedabad Haridwar Mail
19) 52453/52454 Kalka Shimla Mail
# (the youngest and last of the species of mail trains)
@ Open to correction

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Dec 10 2011 (11:56)
Blog Post# 301241-34     
Guest: 4444315a   Added by: Gulshanrkp*^  Dec 13 2011 (14:03)
Thanks for the correction Tejas. With the addition of 12901/12902 Mumbai Central-Ahmedabad Gujarat Mail, the number of Mail trains stands at 20.
PS. I missed this out in my count as TAAG lists this train on Page 53 as 12901/12902 Gujarat Mail/Express (whatever that means)
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