Howrah Jodhpur Express
|Current operator(s)||Eastern Railway|
|Distance travelled||1,813 km (1,127 mi) as 12307 Howrah Jodhpur Express, 1,814 km (1,127 mi) as 12308 Jodhpur Howrah Express|
|Class(es)||AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved|
|Catering facilities||Pantry Car attached gautam|
|Observation facilities||Slip Coaches of 22307/08 Howrah Bikaner Express attached|
|Rolling stock||Standard Indian Railway coaches|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||110 km/h (68 mph) maximum |
58.11 km/h (36 mph), including halts
The 12307/12308 Howrah Jodhpur Express is a Superfast express train belonging to Indian Railways that runs between Howrah Junction and Jodhpur in India. It operates as train number 12307 from Howrah Junction to Jodhpur and as train number 12308 in the reverse direction.
The 12307/12308 Howrah Jodhpur Express presently has 1 AC 2 tier, 4 AC 3 tier, 12 Sleeper Class, 3 General Unreserved coaches & 1 Pantry Car.
2 AC 3 tier, 4 Sleeper Class & 2 General unreserved coaches form part of the slip Howrah – Bikaner Express are detached/attached from the Howrah Jodhpur Express at Merta Road Junction.
As with most train services in India, Coach Composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.
The 12307 Howrah Jodhpur Express covers the distance of 1813 kilometres in 30 hours 55 mins (58.64 km/hr) & in 31 hours 30 mins as 12308 Jodhpur Howrah Express (57.59 km/hr).
As the average speed of the train is more than 55 km/hr, its fare includes a Superfast surcharge.
A WAP 4 or WAP 7 locomotive from the Howrah shed hauls the train from Howrah Junction to Agra Fort after which a Bhagat Ki Kothi based WDP 4 hauls the train for the remainder of the journey until Jodhpur.
This train has operational RMS section b/w Jodhpur Jaipur,Jaipur Agra Fort,Agra Fort Kanpur,Kanpur MughalSarai,Mughal Sarai Gaya & Gaya Howrah. Between Jodhpur Jaipur mostly intra circle Mail Bags are handled. However Jaipur RMS gives forwarding Mail Bags for NSH Agra,NSH Gwalior,NSH Kanpur,NSH Lucknow,NSH Allahabad,NSH Varanasi,NSH Patna,NSH Gorakhpur,NSH Muzaffarpur,NSH barauni,NSH Gaya,NSH Jabalpur,NSH Dhanbad,NSH Burdwan
|Station Code||Station Name||Distance
|MTD||Merta Road Junction||04:10||04:42||1709||3||21:58||22:20||105||1|