Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express 12277 train schedule

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Runs Daily
No Pantry Car
Class - EC CC

Kolkata to Puri Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express 12277 train schedule cloud_download

Station
Arrival
Departure
Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 Howrah Jn
( HWH )
Starts
-
1 0 km 23
2 Kharagpur Jn
( KGP )
1 115 km 1
3 Balasore
( BLS )
1 231 km 2
4 Bhadrakh
( BHC )
1 294 km 2
5 Jajpur Keonjhar Road
( JJKR )
1 337 km 3
6 Cuttack
( CTC )
1 409 km 4
7 Bhubaneswar
( BBS )
1 437 km 5,6
8 Puri
( PURI )
Ends
- N.A 1 500 km 6
*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.

Kolkata to Puri Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express 12277 timing

Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express (12277) runs from Kolkata to Puri. It departs from Howrah Jn station (HWH) at from platform 23 and arrives at Puri station (PURI) at on platform 6. Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express takes 7 hrs 40 mints to cover the distance of 500 km between Kolkata and Puri. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 65 kmph. It has classes Executive Class (EC) and Chair Car (CC). This train runs daily. Final chart for Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express is prepared at Kolkata usually 3-4 hours before train departure time. Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express (12277/78) is the fastest train connecting Kolkata to Puri. It connects some of the major stations namely Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Kharagpur Jn etc. There are numerous Puri special trains running on this route dedicated solely to connect Howrah and Puri. There are Rath Yatra special trains too that halts at Puri Junction. On June 15, 2016 mandatory catering was made optional as a trial run in 2 Rajdhani and 2 Shatabdi trains including this Howrah-Puri Shatabdi Express for 45 days for the first time.

Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express 12277 route

Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express starts from Howrah Jn (HWH) at , reaches Kharagpur Jn (KGP) at , Balasore (BLS) at , Bhadrakh (BHC) at , Jajpur Keonjhar Road (JJKR) at , Cuttack (CTC) at and Bhubaneswar (BBS) at . It arrives at Puri on same day at . It stops at 6 stations in its route between Howrah Jn and Puri. Passengers use 12277 Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express to travel mostly from Kolkata to Puri, Kolkata to Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Kharagpur to Bhubaneswar, Kolkata to Balasore and Balasore to Bhubaneswar.

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.

About Puri

Puri is a holy city situated on the Bay of Bengal in the Indian state of Odisha. The city is known for sandy beaches and temples specifically Jagannath Temple and Konark Sun God Temple. Best time to visit Puri is between October to March. There are numerous tourist attractions including temples, beaches, exotic wildlife and lakes. The famous Rath Yatra of Jagannath Puri observes lakhs of devotees while some of the other festivals include Puri beach festival, Konark beach festival, Gundicha Utsav etc. Nearest airport to Puri is Bhubaneswar's Biju Patnaik airport which is located at a distance of 60 Kms from Puri.