Pratap Express 12496 train route

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Class - 2A 3A SL

Kolkata to Bikaner Pratap Express 12496 train schedule cloud_download

HaltAvg. Delay*DayDistancePlatform
1 Kolkata Chitpur
( KOAA )
-N.A1 0 km 1,5
2 Barddhaman Jn
( BWN )
N.A2 99 km 2
3 Durgapur
( DGR )
N.A2 162 km 3
4 Asansol Jn
( ASN )
N.A2 205 km 3
5 Dhanbad Jn
( DHN )
N.A2 263 km 3
6 Koderma
( KQR )
N.A2 386 km 4
7 Gaya Jn
( GAYA )
N.A2 463 km 1
8 Deendayal Upadhyaya Jn
( DDU )
N.A2 668 km 7,8
9 Prayagraj Allahabad Junction
( PRYJ )
N.A2 820 km 1
10 Kanpur Central
( CNB )
N.A2 1015 km 4
11 Tundla Jn
( TDL )
N.A2 1246 km 2
12 Agra Fort
( AF )
N.A2 1269 km 1
13 Achhnera Jn
( AH )
N.A2 1295 km 1
14 Bharatpur Jn
( BTE )
N.A2 1322 km 1
15 Bandikui Jn
( BKI )
N.A2 1419 km 3
16 Jaipur
( JP )
N.A2 1509 km 3
17 Makrana Jn
( MKN )
N.A3 1629 km -
18 Degana Jn
( DNA )
N.A3 1672 km 1
19 Nagaur
( NGO )
N.A3 1772 km 1
20 Nokha
( NOK )
N.A3 1823 km 1
21 Bikaner Jn
( BKN )
-N.A3 1888 km 3
*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 Bikaner Pratap Express 12496 timing

Pratap Express (12496) runs from Kolkata to Bikaner. It departs from Kolkata Chitpur station (KOAA) at from platform 1,5 and arrives at Bikaner Jn station (BKN) at on platform 3. Pratap Express takes 31 hrs 5 mints to cover the distance of 1887 km between Kolkata and Bikaner. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 60 kmph. It has classes Second AC (2A), Third AC (3A) and Sleeper (SL). This train runs on Friday. Final chart for Pratap Express is prepared at Kolkata usually 3-4 hours before train departure time.

Pratap Express 12496 route

Pratap Express starts from Kolkata Chitpur (KOAA) at , reaches Asansol Jn (ASN) at , Dhanbad Jn (DHN) at , Gaya Jn (GAYA) at , Prayagraj Allahabad Junction (PRYJ) at , Kanpur Central (CNB) at , Agra Fort (AF) at and Jaipur (JP) at . It arrives at Bikaner Jn on third day at . It stops at 19 stations in its route between Kolkata Chitpur and Bikaner Jn. Passengers use 12496 Pratap Express to travel mostly from Kolkata to Bikaner, Kolkata to Nagaur, Kolkata to Jaipur, Kolkata to Gaya and Kolkata to Agra.

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 Bikaner

Bikaner lies in the western region of Rajasthan's Thar Desert. Weather conditions are extreme there and usually it gets too cold in winters and needless to say summers are scorching hot in Bikaner. Its industrial growth lies mainly with the trading and production of wool, Gypsum, salt, minerals and Plaster of Paris. City is known as camel country due to the presence of camel and world's largest camel research and breeding farm is situated in Bikaner. It is very well connected by road to all major cities. Bikaner is said to have an airport of its own known as Nal Airport (BKB) located 13 Kms from the main city, but is not functional as of now. There are talks of starting some Delhi bound flights from this airport as Rajasthan seeks major business form tourism and Bikaner is one of the destinations for the tourists. Nearest functional airport is Jodhpur situated 250 kms away. There are large number of ancient monuments, temples, palaces and museums in Bikaner. Hindi and Marwari is predominantly major language here with a small fraction of people speaking English.