Jnaneswari Express

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Jnaneswari Express
12101 Jnaneswari Express.jpg
Overview
Service type Superfast/Mail
Locale West Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra
Current operator(s) South Eastern Railway zone
Route
Start Howrah
End Mumbai LTT
Distance travelled 1,952 km (1,213 mi)
Service frequency daily
On-board services
Class(es) AC first, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Pantry Car attached
Observation facilities Large Windows
Baggage facilities Below the seats
Technical
Rolling stock Standard Indian Railway coaches
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 66 km/h (41 mph), including halts
Route map
(Howrah - Mumbai) Mail Express and Jnaneshwari Express Route map.jpg

Jnaneswari Express, also spelled as Dnyaneswari (in Marathi) and Gyaneshwari (in Hindi), is superfast class train of Indian Railways connecting two metropolitan cities of India, Kolkata and Mumbai.It is one of the few trains of Indian Railways having 9 air conditioned coaches.It travels 1952 Kilometers at an average speed of 66 km/h.It is most important train in this route after Howrah Mumbai CST Duronto express .It has Sleeper,AC First class,AC two tier,AC three tier,General class of coaches,all the classes except General requires reservation. It is hauled by WAP 4 class electric locomotives of IR.

Coach of 12101 Jnaneswari Express

Important Stoppages[edit]

  1. Howrah Jn.
  2. Kharagpur Jn.
  3. Tatanagar Jn.
  4. Chakradharpur
  5. Rourkela
  6. Bilaspur Jn.
  7. Raipur Jn.
  8. Durg Jn.
  9. Nagpur Jn.
  10. Badnera Jn.
  11. Akola Jn.
  12. Bhusaval Jn.
  13. Kalyan Jn.
  14. Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak Terminus.

Timings[edit]

12101 Jnaneswari S Delux Express leaves Mumbai LTT at 20:35 on Mon,Tue,Fri and Sat and reaches Howrah Jn. third day at 3:35. 12102 Jnaneswari S Delux Express leaves Howrah at 22:55 on Sun,Mon,Wed and Thu and reaches Mumbai LTT third day at 5:45.

Accident[edit]

On May 28, 2010 Mumbai bound Jnaneswari S Delux Express derailed between Sardiha and Khemasuli Stations of West Midnapore claiming 150 lives and 46 injured.

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