Howrah Jodhpur Express

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Howrah Jodhpur Express
12307 Howrah Jodhpur Express.JPG
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Overview
Service typeSuperfast
First service1990
Current operator(s)Eastern Railway
Route
StartHowrah Junction
Stops26
EndJodhpur Junction
Distance travelled1,813 km (1,127 mi) as 12307 Howrah Jodhpur Express, 1,814 km (1,127 mi) as 12308 Jodhpur Howrah Express
Service frequencyDaily
On-board services
Class(es)AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved
Seating arrangementsYes
Sleeping arrangementsYes
Auto-rack arrangementsGautam
Catering facilitiesPantry Car attached gautam
Observation facilitiesSlip Coaches of 22307/08 Howrah Bikaner Express attached
Entertainment facilitiesHg
Baggage facilitiesKunar
Technical
Rolling stockStandard Indian Railway coaches
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
ElectrificationFy
Operating speed110 km/h (68 mph) maximum
58.11 km/h (36 mph), including halts
Route map
(Jodhpur - Howrah) Express Route map.jpg

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.

Coaches[edit]

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.

12307 Howrah Jodhpur Express - Sleeper Class

Service[edit]

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.

Traction[edit]

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.

Mail Operation[edit]

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

Time Table[edit]

12307 Howrah Jodhpur Express leaves Howrah every day at 23:30 hrs IST and reaches Jodhpur at 06:25 hrs IST the 3rd day..

12308 Jodhpur Howrah Express leaves Jodhpur every day at 20:30 hrs IST and reaches Howrah at 04:00 hrs IST the 3rd day.

Station Code Station Name

12307 - Howrah Junction to Jodhpur[1]

Distance
from Source
in km
Day

12308 - Jodhpur to Howrah Junction[2]

Distance
from Source
in km
Day
Arrival Departure Arrival Departure
HWH Howrah Junction Source 23:30 0 1 04:00 Destination 1814 3
DHN Dhanbad Junction 03:07 03:17 259 2 23:40 23:50 1555 2
GAYA Gaya Junction 06:15 06:20 458 2 20:13 20:18 1356 2
MGS Mughalsarai Junction 09:35 09:50 661 2 16:50 17:05 1153 2
ALD Allahabad Junction 12:10 12:15 813 2 14:00 14:10 1000 2
CNB Kanpur Central 14:45 15:00 1008 2 10:55 11:10 806 2
AF Agra Fort 19:40 20:05 1260 2 05:50 06:15 554 2
JP Jaipur 00:35 00:45 1501 3 01:50 02:10 313 2
MTD Merta Road Junction 04:10 04:42 1709 3 21:58 22:20 105 1
JU Jodhpur Junction 06:25 Destination 1813 3 Source 20:30 0 1

External links[edit]

  • www.indianrail.gov.in

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Howrah Jodhpur Express-12307". Retrieved 3 September 2012.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Jodhpur Howrah Express 12308". Retrieved 18 October 2012.