Train Schedule of Kolkata Rajdhani 12306

Runs on Fri
Station Arrival
Departure
Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 New Delhi
( NDLS )
-
-
0 min
1 0 km 14
2 Kanpur Central
( CNB )
5 min
7 min
1 440 km 6
3 Allahabad Jn
( ALD )
3 min
20 min
1 635 km 4
4 Mughal Sarai Jn
( MGS )
10 min
1 min
2 787 km 1
5 Patna Jn
( PNBE )
10 min
0 min
2 999 km 1
6 Jasidih Jn
( JSME )
4 min
3 min
2 1219 km 1
7 Madhupur Jn
( MDP )
2 min
3 min
2 1249 km 3
8 Barddhaman Jn
( BWN )
2 min
0 min
2 1436 km 5
9 Howrah Jn
( HWH )
-
-
0 min
2 1531 km 8
*Note: Average delay is average of delays calculated over previous 7 days.

12306 Kolkata Rajdhani train info

Kolkata Rajdhani (12306) runs from New Delhi (NDLS) to Howrah Jn (HWH). It has classes first ac (1A), second ac (2A), third ac (3A). It is a superfast train and covers a distance of 1531 kms in 19 hr 20 min. This train runs on Fri. It has 7 halts. This train runs with an LHB Rake and also has a pantry car. Final chart for 12306 is prepared usually 3-4 hours before train departure time or a day before if train departs early morning.
Kolkata Rajdhani is the first Rajdhani express to be introduced in India. It started its operation on March 3, 1969. In its initial stage the train had just 10 coaches in total and used to run non stop between New Delhi and Howrah with technical stoppages at Kanpur, Mughalsarai and Gomoh. Do you know, there used to be lounge cars and chair cars in Rajdhani trains initially. Howrah Rajdhani had only 2 classes that time-AC First Class and AC Chair Car the fares of which were Rs 280 and Rs 90 respectively. Howrah Rajdhani is the only wi-fi enabled Rajdhani train till date. Over the years, the train has seen tremendous changes in its number of coaches (now 18), type of cars (Chair cars are totally replaced by First AC, AC II tier and AC III tier) and is replaced by most modern facilities inside the train now.