New Delhi Sealdah AC Duronto Express 12260 train schedule

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Class - 1A 2A 3A

Delhi to Kolkata New Delhi Sealdah AC Duronto Express 12260 train schedule cloud_download

Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 New Delhi
( NDLS )
- N.A 1 0 km 10
2 Kanpur Central
( CNB )
2 440 km 5
3 Deendayal Upadhyaya Jn
( DDU )
2 787 km 2,3
4 Dhanbad Jn
( DHN )
2 1192 km 1
5 Kolkata Sealdah
( SDAH )
2 1458 km 9A,9B
*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.

Delhi to Kolkata New Delhi Sealdah AC Duronto Express 12260 timing

New Delhi Sealdah AC Duronto Express (12260) runs from Delhi to Kolkata. It departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at from platform 10 and arrives at Kolkata Sealdah station (SDAH) at on platform 9A,9B. New Delhi Sealdah AC Duronto Express takes 17 hrs 5 mints to cover the distance of 1458 km between Delhi and Kolkata. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 85 kmph. It has classes First AC (1A), Second AC (2A) and Third AC (3A). This train runs on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Final chart for New Delhi Sealdah AC Duronto Express is prepared at Delhi usually 3-4 hours before train departure time. Needless to say there are numerous trains between Kolkata and Delhi but 12259/60 Sealdah - New Delhi Duronto is the fastest premium train on this route, even faster than both Kolkata Rajdhani and Sealdah Rajdhani. Sealdah New Delhi Duronto was the first ever Duronto train to be introduced in India. It takes least duration to reach destination after weekly train 12249 Yuva Exp. Running 4 days a week makes this train more preferred one. It connects some of the prominent cities of Bihar and cities enroute like Dhanbad, Mughalsarai and Kanpur.

New Delhi Sealdah AC Duronto Express 12260 route

New Delhi Sealdah AC Duronto Express starts from New Delhi (NDLS) at , reaches Kanpur Central (CNB) at , Deendayal Upadhyaya Jn (DDU) at and Dhanbad Jn (DHN) at . It arrives at Kolkata Sealdah on second day at . It stops at 3 stations in its route between New Delhi and Kolkata Sealdah. Passengers use 12260 New Delhi Sealdah AC Duronto Express to travel mostly from Delhi to Kolkata, Delhi to Dhanbad Jn and Kanpur to Kolkata.

About Delhi

Delhi is the capital city of India. It is second most populous city of India with a population of more than 1.25 crore. It is well connected to almost all of India. Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi is the busiest airport of India. Following its overhaul and with introduction of terminal 3, its passenger handling capacity increased many folds, and was voted as Best airport in the world in 2015. Intra-city connectivity in Delhi is at par with other developed cities in the world owing to world class Delhi-metro. Being the capital city of India, Delhi is home to embassies of almost all the popular countries. Famous tourist attractions in Delhi are Akshardham temple, Lotus temple, Jama Masjid, Humayun's Tomb, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Qutab Minar, Red Fort, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan and Parliament House. Connaught Place, Khan Market and the Hauz Khas Village are heaven for the foodies as these places have lots of restaurants offering varied lip-smacking cuisines.

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.