Hirakud Express

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Not to be confused with Hirakhand express.
Hirakud Express
Overview
Service type Express train
Locale Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab
Current operator(s) East Coast Railway Zone
Route
Start Vishakhapatnam
Stops 45
End Amritsar
Distance travelled 2,579 km (1,603 mi)
Average journey time 48 hours 05 minutes
Service frequency tri-weekly
Train number(s) 18507 / 18508
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper, General
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes, Paid service
Technical
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 53 km/h (33 mph) average with halts
Route map
Hirakud (Hirakund) Express Route map.jpg

Hirakud Express is a tri-weekly express train which runs between Amritsar and Vishakapatanam. It passes through the cities of Delhi, Mathura, Jhansi, Katni, Bilaspur, Bhubaneswar and Vizaynagaram.

Etymology[edit]

Hirakud Express is named after the famous Hirakud Dam in Sambalpur, Orissa which is one of the longest dams of India.

Route and halts[edit]

Code Station Name ¶ Arrives Departs Halt PF Day# Km Speed *Elev Zone Address
  • 1 VSKP» Visakhapatnam Junction» 23:50 5 1 0 67 11m ECoR Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  • 2 VZM Vizianagaram Junction 00:45 00:50 5m ?? 2 61 79 63m ECoR Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh
  • 3 CHE Srikakulam Road 01:43 01:45 2m ?? 2 131 67 34m ECoR Amadalavalasa, Andhra Pradesh
  • 4 PSA Palasa 02:50 02:52 2m ?? 2 204 77 31m ECoR Kasibugga, Andhra Pradesh
  • 5 BAM Brahmapur 03:50 03:55 5m 1 2 278 80 27m ECoR Berhampur, Orissa
  • 6 CAP Chatrapur 04:11 04:12 1m ?? 2 299 71 36m ECoR Chatrapur, Orissa
  • 7 BALU Balugaon 04:58 04:59 1m ?? 2 354 56 11m ECoR Balugaon, Orissa
  • 8 KUR Khurda Road Junction 06:15 06:30 15m ?? 2 425 57 25m ECoR Khordha, Orissa
  • 9 BBS Bhubaneswar 06:50 06:57 7m 2 2 444 51 40m ECoR Bhubaneswar, Orissa
  • 10 DNKL Dhenkanal 08:09 08:10 1m ?? 2 506 52 59m ECoR Dhenkanal, Orissa
  • 11 TLHR Talcher ↵ 09:10 09:35 25m ?? 2 558 19 86m ECoR Sub-division Angul district, Orissa
  • 12 ANGL Angul 10:33 10:35 2m ?? 2 576 78 120m ECoR Angul District, Orissa
  • 13 BONA Boinda 11:05 11:06 1m ?? 2 615 78 292m ECoR State Highway 62, Orissa
  • 14 RAIR Rairakhol 11:42 11:43 1m ?? 2 662 65 144m ECoR SH 24, Orissa
  • 15 SBPD Sambalpur Road 12:47 12:48 1m 2 2 731 8 161m ECoR Sambalpur, Orissa
  • 16 SBP Sambalpur Junction ↵ 13:00 13:20 20m 1 2 733 37 159m ECoR Sambalpur, Orissa
  • 17 JSG Jharsuguda Junction ↵ 14:40 15:15 35m 1 2 781 70 236m SER Jharsuguda, Orissa
  • 18 BRJN Brajrajnagar 15:25 15:27 2m ?? 2 793 67 212m SECR Brajrajnagar, Orissa
  • 19 BPH Belpahar 15:35 15:37 2m ?? 2 802 90 235m SECR Belpahar, Orissa
  • 20 RIG Raigarh 16:11 16:13 2m ?? 2 853 89 220m SECR Raigarh, Chhattisgarh
  • 21 KHS Kharsia 16:36 16:38 2m ?? 2 887 77 259m SECR National Highway 200, Chhattisgarh
  • 22 SKT Sakti 16:50 16:52 2m ?? 2 902 47 237m SECR Janjgir-Champa, Chhattisgarh
  • 23 CPH Champa 17:31 17:36 5m 2 2 933 65 256m SECR National Highway 200 (07819-245767), Chhattisgarh
  • 24 AKT Akaltara 18:00 18:02 2m ?? 2 959 34 284m SECR Janjgir-Champa District, Chhattisgarh
  • 25 BSP Bilaspur Junction 18:50 19:05 15m 2 2 986 64 271m SECR Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh
  • 26 PND Pendra Road 20:40 20:42 2m ?? 2 1087 53 620m SECR Bilaspur district, Chhattisgarh
  • 27 APR Anuppur Junction 21:40 21:45 5m ?? 2 1139 61 487m SECR Anuppur, Madhya Pradesh
  • 28 SDL Shahdol 22:25 22:27 2m ?? 2 1179 59 466m SECR Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh
  • 29 UMR Umaria 23:35 23:37 2m ?? 2 1247 33 469m SECR Umaria, Madhya Pradesh
  • 30 KMZ Katni Murwara 01:25 01:35 10m ?? 3 1305 74 385m WCR Katni, Madhya Pradesh
  • 31 DMO Damoh 03:03 03:05 2m ?? 3 1415 66 365m WCR Damoh, Madhya Pradesh
  • 32 SGO Saugor 04:15 04:20 5m ?? 3 1492 60 519m WCR Sagar, Madhya Pradesh
  • 33 KYE Khurai Junction 05:13 05:15 2m ?? 3 1544 29 439m WCR Khurai, Madhya Pradesh

34 BINA Bina Junction ↵ 06:00 06:20 20m ?? 3 1566 86 414m WCR Bina, Madhya Pradesh

  • 35 LAR Lalitpur 07:04 07:05 1m 3 3 1629 72 374m NCR Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • 36 JHS Jhansi Junction 08:20 08:30 10m ?? 3 1720 78 260m NCR Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
  • 37 GWL Gwalior Junction 09:45 09:50 5m 2 3 1817 75 214m NCR Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
  • 38 AGC Agra Cantt. 11:25 11:30 5m ?? 3 1935 69 174m NCR Agra, Uttar Pradesh
  • 39 MTJ Mathura Junction 12:17 12:20 3m 2 3 1989 70 185m NCR Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
  • 40 NZM Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin 14:15 14:17 2m 3 3 2123 16 214m NR Delhi, Delhi NCT
  • 41 NDLS New Delhi 14:45 15:15 30m 7 3 2130 61 215m NR Ajmeri Gate / Paharganj, Delhi NCT
  • 42 PNP Panipat Junction 16:43 16:45 2m 3 3 2220 60 235m NR Panipat, Haryana
  • 43 UMB Ambala Cantt. Junction 18:35 18:45 10m 7 3 2330 76 278m NR Jn. Point.-NH1 SRE/KLK/LDH/NDLS, Haryana
  • 44 LDH Ludhiana Junction 20:15 20:20 5m 3 3 2443 71 246m NR JN for UMB/FZR/JUC/DUI, Punjab
  • 45 JUC Jalandhar City Junction 21:08 21:13 5m 3 3 2500 33 238m NR Jalandhar, Punjab
  • 46 BEAS Beas 22:19 22:20 1m 1 3 2536 27 238m NR Beas, Punjab
  • 47 ASR• Amritsar Junction• 23:55 2 3 2579 - 233m NR GT Road-NH 1 Amritsar, Punjab

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