Akal Takht Express 12317 train schedule

Runs On - M T W T F S S
No Pantry Car
Class - 1A 2A 3A SL

Kolkata to Amritsar Akal Takht Express 12317 train schedule cloud_download

Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 Kolkata Chitpur
( KOAA )
- N.A 1 0 km 3
2 Asansol Jn
( ASN )
1 205 km 4
3 Madhupur Jn
( MDP )
1 286 km 2
4 Jasidih Jn
( JSME )
1 315 km 2
5 Jhajha
( JAJ )
N.A 1 360 km -
6 Kiul Jn
( KIUL )
N.A 1 413 km 3
7 Mokameh Jn
( MKA )
1 447 km 3
8 Patna Saheb
( PNC )
1 526 km 2
9 Patna Jn
( PNBE )
1 536 km 4
10 Deendayal Upadhyaya Jn
( DDU )
1 747 km -
11 Varanasi Jn
( BSB )
1 765 km 5
12 Sultanpur
( SLN )
1 909 km 3
13 Lucknow
( LKO )
2 1048 km 6
14 Bareilly
( BE )
2 1283 km 2
15 Moradabad
( MB )
2 1374 km 4
16 Najibabad Jn
( NBD )
2 1473 km 2
17 Saharanpur
( SRE )
2 1567 km 5
18 Ambala Cant Jn
( UMB )
2 1648 km 1
19 Sirhind Jn
( SIR )
2 1701 km 1
20 Ludhiana Jn
( LDH )
2 1762 km 2
21 Jalandhar City
( JUC )
2 1819 km 1
22 Beas
( BEAS )
2 1855 km 1
23 Amritsar Jn
( ASR )
2 1897 km 2
*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.

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Kolkata to Amritsar Akal Takht Express 12317 timing

Akal Takht Express (12317) runs from Kolkata to Amritsar. It departs from Kolkata Chitpur station (KOAA) at from platform 3 and arrives at Amritsar Jn station (ASR) at on platform 2. Akal Takht Express takes 33 hrs 40 mints to cover the distance of 1897 km between Kolkata and Amritsar. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 56 kmph. It has classes First AC (1A), Second AC (2A), Third AC (3A) and Sleeper (SL). This train runs on Wednesday and Sunday. Final chart for Akal Takht Express is prepared at Kolkata usually 3-4 hours before train departure time.

Akal Takht Express 12317 route

Akal Takht Express starts from Kolkata Chitpur (KOAA) at , reaches Asansol Jn (ASN) at , Patna Jn (PNBE) at , Varanasi Jn (BSB) at , Lucknow (LKO) at , Bareilly (BE) at , Ambala Cant Jn (UMB) at and Jalandhar City (JUC) at . It arrives at Amritsar Jn on second day at . It stops at 21 stations in its route between Kolkata Chitpur and Amritsar Jn. Passengers use 12317 Akal Takht Express to travel mostly from Asansol to Ludhiana, Patna to Ludhiana, Asansol to Amritsar, Asansol to Ambala and Patna to Jalandhar City.

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 Amritsar

Amritsar is the holy city located in the Majha region of the Indian state of Punjab. The city is situated 456 km north-west of Delhi, the national capital. This city shares the border (Wagah Border) with Pakistan. Pakistan's closest city to Amritsar is Lahore. It is the spiritual and cultural centre for the Sikh religion. Amritsar is famous for Golden temple also known as Harmandir Sahib. This important Sikh shrine attracts 100,000 visitors on weekdays. Amritsar is a food rich city. Amritsar is synonymous with Kulchas, the maida bread baked in a tandoor. Located beside the Golden Temple and the Wagah Border, the All India Famous Kulcha (yeah that's the name!) is a must-visit place to have the butter drenched, potato and cauliflower stuffed kulcha. Another famous foodie joint in the city is Kesar Da Dhaba which is located at Chowk Passian, a 10-minute walk from the Golden Temple. It is nothing short of an epicure's paradise. They serve the best maa ki daal, delicious lachcha paratha, palak paneer and the smoky baigan bharta. The city lies on the Grand Trunk Road which connects Delhi to Amritsar till Lahore in Pakistan. Amritsar also has an International Airport named Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport. Amritsar railway station is the main terminus. The Samjhauta Express runs from Delhi through Amritsar to Lahore in Pakistan.
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