Azad Hind Express

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Azad Hind Express
Azad Hind Express.jpg
Service type Express train
Locale Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and West Bengal
Current operator(s) Central Railway zone
Start Pune Junction
Stops 35
End Howrah 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
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes
Baggage facilities Yes
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
12129 Azad Hind Express AC 2 tier coach

Azad Hind Express is an express train of Central Railway of Indian Railways linking city of Pune with city of Kolkata.It is one of the fastest train in its route with high priority. It covers a distance of 2,017 Kilometers at an average speed of 70 km/h.


The train traverses through Daund Junction, Ahmednagar, Belapur, Kopargaon, Manmad Junction, Jalgaon Junction, Bhusaval Junction, Malkapur, Shegaon, Akola Junction, Wardha Junction, Nagpur Junction, Bhandara Road, Tumsar Road Junction, Gondia Junction, Raj Nandgaon, Durg Junction, Raipur Junction, Bilaspur Junction, Champa Junction, Raigarh, Brajrajnagar, Jharsuguda Junction, Rourkela Junction, Chakradharpur, Tatanagar Junction