Gitanjali Express 12859 train schedule

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Class - 2A 3A SL

Mumbai to Kolkata Gitanjali Express 12859 train schedule cloud_download

Station
Arrival
Departure
Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus
( CSMT )
Starts
-
1 0 km -
2 Mumbai Dadar Central
( DR )
1 9 km 5
3 Kalyan Jn
( KYN )
1 52 km 4
4 Igatpuri
( IGP )
1 133 km 2
5 Nasik Road
( NK )
1 184 km 2
6 Jalgaon Jn
( JL )
1 417 km 3
7 Bhusaval Jn
( BSL )
1 441 km 4,6
8 Malkapur
( MKU )
1 491 km 2
9 Shegaon
( SEG )
1 543 km 2
10 Akola Jn
( AK )
1 580 km 2
11 Badnera Jn
( BD )
1 659 km 2
12 Wardha Jn
( WR )
1 754 km 1
13 Nagpur
( NGP )
1 833 km 1
14 Bhandara Road
( BRD )
1 895 km 1
15 Gondia Jn
( G )
1 963 km 4
16 Raj Nandgaon
( RJN )
1 1067 km 1
17 Durg
( DURG )
1 1098 km 3
18 Raipur Jn
( R )
1 1135 km 3
19 Bilaspur Jn
( BSP )
2 1246 km 1
20 Raigarh
( RIG )
2 1378 km 1
21 Jharsuguda Jn
( JSG )
2 1450 km 1
22 Rourkela
( ROU )
2 1551 km 4
23 Chakradharpur
( CKP )
2 1652 km 2
24 Tatanagar Jn
( TATA )
2 1714 km 4
25 Kharagpur Jn
( KGP )
2 1848 km 5
26 Santragachi Jn
( SRC )
2 1955 km 4,5
27 Howrah Jn
( HWH )
Ends
- N.A 2 1962 km 18,22
*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.

Mumbai to Kolkata Gitanjali Express 12859 timing

Gitanjali Express (12859) runs from Mumbai to Kolkata. It departs from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station (CSMT) at and arrives at Howrah Jn station (HWH) at on platform 18,22. Gitanjali Express takes 30 hrs 30 mints to cover the distance of 1962 km between Mumbai and Kolkata. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 64 kmph. It has classes Second AC (2A), Third AC (3A) and Sleeper (SL). This train runs daily. Final chart for Gitanjali Express is prepared at Mumbai usually 3-4 hours before train departure time.

Gitanjali Express 12859 route

Gitanjali Express starts from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) at , reaches Mumbai Dadar Central (DR) at , Nagpur (NGP) at , Gondia Jn (G) at , Durg (DURG) at , Bilaspur Jn (BSP) at , Tatanagar Jn (TATA) at and Santragachi Jn (SRC) at . It arrives at Howrah Jn on second day at . It stops at 25 stations in its route between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Howrah Jn. Passengers use 12859 Gitanjali Express to travel mostly from Mumbai to Kolkata, Mumbai to Kharagpur, Nagpur to Kolkata and Mumbai to Tatanagar.

About Mumbai

Mumbai formerly known as Bombay is one of the most prominent cities in India. Mumbai is known for a lot of things namely Bollywood, Ganpati festival, shopping streets, colleges, Mumbai local trains, street food, Mumbai Dabbawallas delivering food tiffins, the Gateway of India. Mumbai once comprised of seven islands. That is why there are various sea links as it is surrounded by water bodies along the coast.Mumbai airport is centrally located in the city and is known as Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM). Mumbai have the credits for various services that were opened here first. Like the first airport of India Juhu Aerodrome was first established here in 1928, first 5-star hotel-Taj Mahal Hotel, the first railway terminal was constructed in Mumbai and was known as Bori Bunder (Now known as CST Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus), the first electric rail system, the first public bus service (BEST) are some of the facilities that started first in Mumbai. As a true Mumbaikar says Mumbai is not just a city it is a spirit in itself.

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.