Mahanadi Express

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The Bhopal - Bilaspur Mahanadi Express was a train which ran between Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh and Bilaspur, a major city in Chhattisgarh. The train numbered as 8225 and 8226. It was named for an important river of the state called Mahanadi.

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The train used to go via Itarsi Junction, Nagpur and Raipur. Its important halts were, Habibganj, Hoshangabad, Itarsi, Amla, Betul, Nagpur, Gondia, Durg, Raipur and Bilaspur. AC 2, AC 3 and sleeper coaches were available in this train.

It ran on a triweekly basis from both the sites and its rake was shared by Amarkantak Express which used to run on a triweekly basis via Jabalpur. Later, in 2005, this train was cancelled and the Amarkantak Express was made daily.

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