SHATABDI EXP 12042 train route

No Pantry Car
Class - EC CC

New Jalpaiguri to Kolkata SHATABDI EXP 12042 train schedule cloud_download

1 New Jalpaiguri
( NJP )
-1 0 km 1
2 Kishanganj
( KNE )
1 87 km 2
3 Barsoi Jn
( BOE )
1 145 km 1
4 Malda Town
( MLDT )
1 235 km 1,3
5 New Farakka Jn
( NFK )
1 270 km 1
6 Bolpur Shantiniketan
( BHP )
1 420 km 2
7 Howrah Jn
( HWH )
-1 566 km 11
*Note: Average delay is average of delays calculated over previous 7 days.
Platform no. is indicative only. Please re-check platform info at the station before boarding train.

New Jalpaiguri to Kolkata SHATABDI EXP 12042 timing

SHATABDI EXP (12042) runs from New Jalpaiguri to Kolkata. It departs from New Jalpaiguri station (NJP) at from platform 1 and arrives at Howrah Jn station (HWH) at on platform 11. SHATABDI EXP takes 8 hrs 5 mints to cover the distance of 566 km between New Jalpaiguri and Kolkata. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 70 kmph. It has classes Executive Class (EC) and Chair Car (CC). This train runs on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Final chart for SHATABDI EXP is prepared at New Jalpaiguri usually 3-4 hours before train departure time.

About New Jalpaiguri

New Jalpaiguri is the gateway for Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Sikkim, the Northeast States, eastern Nepal and Bhutan. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Toy Train is the main attraction of this station. New Jalpaiguri railway station is amongst the top hundred booking stations of Indian Railway. Nearest airport is Bagdogra Airport. Jalpaiguri is renowned for its endless vistas of tea plantations and paddy fields. The area boasts of refreshing environment and great natural beauty. Bounded by Bhutan in north and Bangladesh towards south, Jalpaiguri is located in the middle of vast fertile plains and is transversed by innumerable rivers and gushing streams which flow down from Himalayas. The city is located in the vicinity of River Teesta and its tributaries Karala, Dharala and Panga.

About Kolkata

Kolkata, also know as Calcutta is the capital city of West Bengal and is located at the bank of Hoogly river. It (then Calcutta) served as the capital of British-held territories in India until 1911, after which Delhi was made capital of India. No trip to Kolkata is complete without a visit to the Victoria Memorial, an architectural marvel built in Queen Victoria's name. It has an incredible museum inside. When is Kolkata, never miss the iconic Howrah Bridge. You can also enjoy a sunset cruise on the Hooghly River which passes under the Howrah Bridge. Other places to visit are Mangal Pandey Park and the Dakshineswar Kali Temple, built on the banks of the Ganga. Kolkata is well-connected to all major Indian cities by air, rail and road. This city has three railway stations and an airport named Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. The airport is 14 km away from the Sealdah railway station. Kolkata ranks the top among the six cities in terms of public transport system.The Kolkata Metro is the oldest underground mass transit system in India. Kolkata is the only Indian city with a tram network, but the tram services are limited to certain areas of the city only. When it comes to food Kolkata is known for its variety of street food like famous kathi rolls, but the key elements of Kolkata's cuisine include rice and a fish curry known as machher jhol. This can be accompanied by desserts such as roshogolla, sandesh, and a sweet yoghurt known as mishti dohi.
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