Jnaneswari Express

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Jnaneswari Super Deluxe 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.Pantry car and Tatkal scheme is available in it.It is hauled by WAP 4 class electric locomotives of IR.

12101 Jnaneswari Express
Coach of 12101 Jnaneswari Express
Jnaneshwari Express Route map

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.
  1. 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
  2. 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


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.