Azad Hind Express

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Azad Hind Express
Azad Hind Express.jpg
Service type Superfast
Locale West Bengal, Orissa, Chhattisgarh & Maharashtra
Current operator(s) Central Railway
Start Howrah Junction
Stops 35
End Pune Junction
Distance travelled 2,017 km (1,253 mi)
Average journey time 32 hours 55 minutes
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 12129 / 12130
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper, General
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes
Observation facilities Large Windows
Baggage facilities Below The Seats
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 65 km/h (40 mph) average with halts
Route map
Azad Hind Express (Pune - Howrah) Route map.jpg

Azad Hind express is a superfast class express train of Central Railway, Pune of Indian Railways linking city of Kolkata with city of Pune in Maharashtra state. It covers a distance of 2,017 Kilometers at an average speed of 62 km/h.This train is very popular among IT professionals, businessman as well as tourists. The train has General, Sleeper, AC 3 tier, AC 2 tier Type of coaches, all these except General class requires prior reservations. Pantry car is available in this train. Tatkal scheme is available in it. This is hauled by WAM 4/WAP 4 class locomotive from Howrah Station to Manmad Junction and from there up to Pune Junction by a WDM 3A.12130 Azad Hind express leaves Howrah junction at 21:50 everyday and reaches Pune junction at 06:50 on third day.12129 leaves Pune junction at 18:25 everyday and reaches Howrah junction at 03:50 on third day.

12129 Azad Hind Express AC 2 tier coach

Important Stoppages[edit]

  1. Howrah Jn.
  2. Kharagpur Jn.
  3. Tatanagar Jn.(Jamshedpur)
  4. Chakradharpur
  5. Rourkela Jn.
  6. Jharsuguda Jn.
  7. Raigarh
  8. Champa
  9. Bilaspur
  10. Raipur
  11. Durg
  12. Gondia
  13. Tumsar Road Jn.
  14. Nagpur Junction
  15. Badnera Junction
  16. Akola Jn.
  17. Shegaon Jn.
  18. Malkapur Jn.(For Lonar crater lake )
  19. Bhusawal Junction
  20. Manmad Junction
  21. Kopargaon (for Shirdi)
  22. Ahmednagar
  23. Daund Junction
  24. Pune Junction