Chennai Central Howrah Mail 12840 train schedule

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Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 Chennai Central
( MAS )
1 0 km 8
2 Gudur Jn
( GDR )
2 138 km 2
3 Nellore
( NLR )
2 176 km 2
4 Ongole
( OGL )
2 293 km 1
5 Chirala
( CLX )
2 342 km 3
6 Bapatla
( BPP )
2 357 km 2
7 Tenali Jn
( TEL )
2 400 km 4
8 Vijayawada Jn
( BZA )
2 431 km 7
9 Eluru
( EE )
2 491 km 2
10 Tadepalligudem
( TDD )
2 539 km 2
11 Nidadavolu Jn
( NDD )
2 558 km 2
12 Rajamundry
( RJY )
2 581 km 3
13 Samalkot Jn
( SLO )
2 631 km 1
14 Annavaram
( ANV )
2 668 km 3
15 Tuni
( TUNI )
2 685 km 2
16 Anakapalle
( AKP )
2 748 km 2
17 Vishakapatnam
( VSKP )
2 782 km 1
18 Vizianagram Jn
( VZM )
2 843 km 5
19 Chipurupalle
( CPP )
2 874 km -
20 Srikakulam Road
( CHE )
2 912 km 2
21 Naupada Jn
( NWP )
2 959 km -
22 Palasa
( PSA )
2 985 km 3
23 Sompeta
( SPT )
2 1017 km 3
24 Ichchpuram
( IPM )
2 1035 km 1
25 Brahmapur
( BAM )
2 1060 km 1
26 Chatrapur
( CAP )
2 1081 km 1
27 Balugaon
( BALU )
2 1136 km 3
28 Khurda Road Jn
( KUR )
2 1207 km -
29 Bhubaneswar
( BBS )
2 1226 km 1
30 Cuttack
( CTC )
2 1254 km 1
31 Jajpur Keonjhar Road
( JJKR )
2 1326 km 2
32 Bhadrakh
( BHC )
2 1369 km 3
33 Balasore
( BLS )
3 1432 km 3
34 Kharagpur Jn
( KGP )
3 1548 km 5
35 Santragachi Jn
( SRC )
3 1655 km 4
36 Howrah Jn
( HWH )
3 1663 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.

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Chennai Central Howrah Mail 12840 route

Chennai Central Howrah Mail starts from Chennai Central (MAS) at , reaches Gudur Jn (GDR) at , Vijayawada Jn (BZA) at , Vishakapatnam (VSKP) at , Khurda Road Jn (KUR) at , Bhubaneswar (BBS) at , Kharagpur Jn (KGP) at and Santragachi Jn (SRC) at . It arrives at Howrah Jn on third day at . It stops at 34 stations in its route between Chennai Central and Howrah Jn. Passengers use 12840 Chennai Central Howrah Mail to travel mostly from Chennai to Kolkata, Chennai to Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam to Kolkata, Chennai to Tenali Jn and Chennai to Visakhapatnam.

About Chennai

The city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, formely known as Madras, India and the headquarters of the Southern Railway Zone, is a major rail transport hub in the country. Chennai Central Railway Station designed in British colonial style by architect Henry Irwin and also known as the Gateway to the South. It is one of the most important railway hubs in South India and stands as one of the busiest in the nation. The next station to Chennai Central, Basin Bridge Junction, is the railway junction where three different lines meet. Chennai has an international airport Chennai International Airport. It is the fourth busiest airport in India and 47th busiest airport in Asia. Chennai is the land of beautiful temples, and reels in tourists from different corners of the world. There is of course Mahabalipuram (nicknamed Mahabs), which displays Dravidian architecture on monuments, right by the beach side. Kapaleeshwar Temple is a wondrous temple to take a peek into. This Shiva temple was also constructed in the 7th century. Chennai is known for its delicacies: dosas and idlis. A place to get some great tasting South Indian food is the 'Adyar Anand Bhavan,' known for serving pure, delicious vegetarian goodness. To capture the diverse cultures of South India, Chennai has an authentic heritage home called 'Dakshichitra.' There are many cool exhibitions showcasing dance, art, craft activities, and much more. Some of the places to visit in Chennai Vandalur Zoo, Known to be one of Asia's largest open-air zoos, the Besant Nagar Beach, or Elliots Beach, but referred to as 'Bessie' and a mysterious and potentially eerie spot known as the 'Broken Bridge' lies just a bit beyond the beach. Pondy Bazaar and T Nagar are popular bazaar for shopping.

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.
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