Agnibina (Bidhan) Express 12342 train schedule

Runs Daily
No Pantry Car
Class - CC 2S

Asansol to Kolkata Agnibina (Bidhan) Express 12342 train schedule cloud_download

Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 Asansol Jn
( ASN )
1 0 km 6,7
2 Raniganj
( RNG )
1 18 km 4
3 Andal Jn
( UDL )
1 25 km 3
4 Durgapur
( DGR )
1 42 km 4
5 Panagarh
( PAN )
1 58 km 3
6 Barddhaman Jn
( BWN )
N.A 1 106 km 5
7 Howrah Jn
( HWH )
- N.A 1 200 km 12
*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.

Agnibina (Bidhan) Express 12342 route

Agnibina (Bidhan) Express starts from Asansol Jn (ASN) at , reaches Raniganj (RNG) at , Andal Jn (UDL) at , Durgapur (DGR) at , Panagarh (PAN) at and Barddhaman Jn (BWN) at . It arrives at Howrah Jn on same day at . It stops at 5 stations in its route between Asansol Jn and Howrah Jn. Passengers use 12342 Agnibina (Bidhan) Express to travel mostly from Asansol to Kolkata, Durgapur to Kolkata, Raniganj to Kolkata, Andal Jn to Kolkata and Panagarh to Kolkata.

About Asansol

Asansol is in Paschim Bardhaman district of West Bengal. It is the second largest city in West Bengal after Kolkata. Asansol is a coal mining and industrial metropolis and one of the busiest commercial centers in India. Popular tourist attractions in and near Asansol are Ghagar Buri Chandi Temple, Kalyaneshwari Temple, Nehru Park, Spandan Recreation Park, Boating at Maithon Dam and Joychandi Pahar trek. Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport is a domestic airport located at Andal, West Bengal, India. The airport serves the industrial cities of Asansol and Durgapur. The airport is roughly 15 km from Durgapur's City Centre and 25 km from Asansol's City Bus Terminus in West Bengal, India. Railways was the first employer in Asansol and is a big contributor to its economy. Asansol is one of the four divisions of Eastern Railway Zone and among the major revenue generating divisions in Indian Railways. Also, Chittaranjan Locomotive Works at Chittaranjan is one of the largest locomotive manufacturing units in the world which is just 30 km away. Currently it produces the WAP-4, WAP-5, WAP-7, WAG 7 and WAG 9 locomotives. Asansol is the eight busiest railway station in India in terms of frequency of trains after Kanpur Central, Vijayawada Junction, Delhi Junction, New Delhi, Ambala Cant, Howrah and Patna Junction. Around 289 trains starts, ends, or passes through the station daily.

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.