Rajdhani express are premium category trains by the Indian Railways that redefines luxury travelling in India. It is a fully air-conditioned train which connects country capital (Delhi) with state capitals. That is why they are called 'Rajdhani' which translates to 'Capital' in English. These train runs at very high speed and therefore it usually takes least time to reach destination compared to other trains on the same route. Mumbai rajdhani is the fastest rajdhani train which attains a maximum speed of 140 kmph on some stretch. Rajdhani Express offers catering facilities inside the train the fare of which is included in ticket fare. Rajdhani trains have 3 classes - First AC (1A), AC II-tier (2A) and AC III-tier (3A) only and they are coupled with LHB coaches that have higher safety features. The ticket fare for Rajdhani is maximum amongst all trains on the same route and has dynamic fare (Flexi Fare) system. Waitlisted passengers are strictly not allowed inside this train. Rajdhani train coaches are usually painted in red with a grey colored strip outside. 1 rajdhani train runs from Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road - New Delhi Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express (via Adra) (22812).
Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road New Delhi Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express (via Adra) (22812) departs from Balasore station (BLS) at and arrives Jajpur Keonjhar Road station (JJKR) at . Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road rajdhani fare is Rs.1555 in First AC, Rs.740 in Third AC and Rs.970 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Bhubaneshwar Rajdhani again runs in pair of two throughout the week. That means it runs as train number 22823/24 on 4 days of the week and as train number 22811/12 on remaining days of the week. Running as train number 22811/12 it takes 22 hours and 45 minutes to reach destination while running as train number 22823/24 it takes 24 hours and 20 minutes to reach destination. Rajdhani 22823/24 runs via Tatanagar and steel city Bokaro while its counter Rajdhani runs via Adra, Bankura and does not cover steel city.
Shatabdi express is a premium category full air-conditioned train that connects important cities of India. These are the fastest trains in India which can run at over 150 kmph. These trains runs for short distances only and are not for overnight journeys. Shatabdi trains have only seating arrangements. They are equipped with safer LHB coaches. The first Shatabdi Express train was introduced in 1988 to commemorate the birth centenary of Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. These train offers catering facilities and the food fare is included in ticket cost. Shatabdi trains have classes Chair Car (CC) and Executive Class(EC). These are best alternative to bus journeys. 1 shatabdi train runs from Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road - Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express (12277).
Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express (12277) departs from Balasore station (BLS) at and arrives Jajpur Keonjhar Road station (JJKR) at . Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road shatabdi fare is Rs.380 in Chair Car and Rs.770 in Executive Class for this train which includes meal charges also. Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express (12277/78) is the fastest train connecting Kolkata to Puri. It connects some of the major stations namely Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Kharagpur Jn etc. There are numerous Puri special trains running on this route dedicated solely to connect Howrah and Puri. There are Rath Yatra special trains too that halts at Puri Junction. On June 15, 2016 mandatory catering was made optional as a trial run in 2 Rajdhani and 2 Shatabdi trains including this Howrah-Puri Shatabdi Express for 45 days for the first time.
Jan Shatabdi express as the name indicates is the shatabdi express for Jan (common mass). Basically these trains are an affordable version of Shatabdi trains in India. Therefore Jan Shatabdi trains have either seating arrangements as air-conditioned Chair Car (CC) or non air-conditioned Second Seating (2S) coaches. These are very pocket friendly compared to other trains on same route. These trains are for short distances and does not run overnight just like Shatabdi trains. It does not have onboard catering services which is there in Shatabdi trains. In general these trains are painted in white and blue combination with window panes painted either white or blue. 1 jan-shatabdi train runs from Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road - Howrah Bhubaneswar Jan Shatabdi Express (12073).
Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road Howrah Bhubaneswar Jan Shatabdi Express (12073) departs from Balasore station (BLS) at and arrives Jajpur Keonjhar Road station (JJKR) at . Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road jan-shatabdi fare is Rs.320 in Chair Car and Rs.100 in Second Seater for this train.
The concept of Garib Rath started with the vision to provide air conditioned berths at a comparatively low price for the people who could not afford to travel in AC coaches. Garib-rath phrase translates to poor man's chariot in English. The fare in this train is almost two-thirds of regular third ac fare. Usually Garib Rath have Third AC (3A) class only excepting some 1-2 trains which also have Chair Car (CC) class. The compartments of these train coaches have 9 berths making an extra space for side middle berth which is not there in any other train in India. In case passengers want to have bedrolls they need to pay separately for it. Some garib-raths run as fast as rajdhani, but they have lesser priority for track clearance compared to them. These trains are painted green with a yellow colored strip along the window panes. 1 garib-rath train runs from Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road - Howrah Puri Garib Rath Express (12881).
Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road Howrah Puri Garib Rath Express (12881) departs from Balasore station (BLS) at and arrives Jajpur Keonjhar Road station (JJKR) at . Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road garib-rath fare is Rs.305 in Third AC for this train.
Sampark Kranti is a series of express trains in India that connects different states of India to the national capital - New Delhi. Sampark in Hindi means connectivity while Kranti is also a word in Hindi language meaning revolution. Thus these trains have revolutionized the state connectivity with center. These trains have a combination of all the classes - AC, Sleeper and Unreserved coaches. Sampark Kranti trains are for long distance journeys. These trains are named after states and Sampark Kranti train for a particular state has most of the stoppages in that state only. 1 sampark-kranti train runs from Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road - Odisha Sampark Kranti Express (12820).
Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road Odisha Sampark Kranti Express (12820) departs from Balasore station (BLS) at and arrives Jajpur Keonjhar Road station (JJKR) at . Balasore to Jajpur Keonjhar Road sampark-kranti fare is Rs.70 in None, Rs.545 in Third AC, Rs.750 in Second AC and Rs.175 in Sleeper for this train.
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