Puri Howrah Shatabdi Express 12278 train schedule

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Runs Daily
No Pantry Car
Class - EC CC

Puri to Kolkata Puri Howrah Shatabdi Express 12278 train schedule cloud_download

Station
Arrival
Departure
Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 Puri
( PURI )
Starts
-
1 0 km 5
2 Bhubaneswar
( BBS )
1 63 km 1
3 Cuttack
( CTC )
1 91 km 1
4 Jajpur Keonjhar Road
( JJKR )
1 163 km 2
5 Bhadrakh
( BHC )
N.A 1 206 km 3
6 Balasore
( BLS )
1 269 km 3
7 Kharagpur Jn
( KGP )
1 385 km 4,5
8 Howrah Jn
( HWH )
Ends
-
1 500 km 23
*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.

Puri to Kolkata Puri Howrah Shatabdi Express 12278 timing

Puri Howrah Shatabdi Express (12278) runs from Puri to Kolkata. It departs from Puri station (PURI) at from platform 5 and arrives at Howrah Jn station (HWH) at on platform 23. Puri Howrah Shatabdi Express takes 7 hrs 55 mints to cover the distance of 500 km between Puri and Kolkata. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 63 kmph. It has classes Executive Class (EC) and Chair Car (CC). This train runs daily. Final chart for Puri Howrah Shatabdi Express is prepared at Puri 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.

Puri Howrah Shatabdi Express 12278 route

Puri Howrah Shatabdi Express starts from Puri (PURI) at , reaches Bhubaneswar (BBS) at , Cuttack (CTC) at , Jajpur Keonjhar Road (JJKR) at , Bhadrakh (BHC) at , Balasore (BLS) at and Kharagpur Jn (KGP) at . It arrives at Howrah Jn on same day at . It stops at 6 stations in its route between Puri and Howrah Jn. Passengers use 12278 Puri Howrah Shatabdi Express to travel mostly from Puri to Kolkata, Bhubaneswar to Kolkata, Cuttack to Kolkata, Balasore to Kolkata and Jajpur Keonjhar Road to Kolkata.

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.

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.