12303/12304 Poorva Express

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About Poorva Express:

Poorva Express is a super fast train which runs daily. It was introduced by Indian Railways to connect West Bengal with the capital city of our country. The term Poorva in Hindi and Bengali means the East. This train starts its journey from the east. Thus the Indian Railway authority named it Poorva Express. After the fastest train Rajdhani, it is the most popular train to go to Delhi from West Bengal Jharkhand and also Bihar. This train has the passengers mainly from these states.  This train started its journey in long back to give the excellent facilities to the passengers at an affordable price.

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12303/12304 Poorva Express Via Patna route: 

The Poorva Express route starts from the Howrah Station and ends at the Hazarat Muhammad Nizamuddin station of New Delhi. Poorva Express has mainly two routes. It runs via two major cities of Bihar, i.e., Patna and Gaya. The Poorva Express train number is 12303/12304 which goes via Patna.

The details about the coaches of the train:

Poorva Express has 22 coaches. Among these coaches, there are two general coaches, 11 sleeper coaches, 3 coaches with 3rd AC, two Coaches with 2nd AC and one coach of 1st AC along with a coach of Pantry car. All the coaches of this train are LHB coaches. It started running in the year 2013.

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The speed of the train:

The distance of West Bengal and Delhi is almost 1,235 km. The total length between Howrah to New Delhi is about 1531 km. Poorva Express completes its journey between these two cities within one day. It is only possible because of the marvelous speed of the train. The Poorva Express speed is almost 130 km/hr. This one is the top speed of the train. Usually Poorva Express runs at a rate of 75 km/hr.

The route of the train and its timings:

This train starts from Howrah station at 08:05 hrs and reaches at 6:05 hours at New Delhi and again starts from New Delhi at 17:35 hrs and reaches Howrah at 16:55 hrs which goes via Patna. Another train which goes via Gaya begins from Howrah at 08:15 hrs and arrives at 06:05 hrs in New Delhi.

12303/12304 Poorva Express Via Patna Fare Information:

The service of this super fast express train comes just after Rajdhani Express. The fare of Rajdhani Express is too costly. The Poorva Express fare is comparatively much lower than the cost of Rajdhani Express.

Class 1A 2A 3A SL
Base Fare 3493 2024 1376 530
Reservation Charges 60 50 40 20
Super fast charges 75 45 45 30
Fuel Charges 0 0 0 0
GST 182 106 73 0
Other Charges 0 0 0 0
Catering Charges 0 0 0 0
Dynamic Fare 0 0 0 0
Total Fare 3810 2225 1535 580

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12303 Poorva Express from Howrah to New Delhi Via Patna, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs PlatForm No.
HWH Howrah Junction  Starts 08:05 8
BWN Barddhaman Junction 09:10 09:13 1
DGR Durgapur 10:04 10:06 3
ASN Asansol Junction 10:35 10:40 4
CRJ Chittaranjan 11:02 11:04 3
MDP Madhupur Junction 11:43 11:45 2
JSME Jasidih Junction 12:10 12:14 2,3
JAJ Jhajha 13:12 13:17 2
JMU Jamui 13:33 13:35 1
KIUL Kiul Junction 13:58 14:00 3
MKA Mokama 14:29 14:31 0
BARH Barh 14:47 14:49 3
BKP Bakhtiyarpur Junction 15:04 15:06 0
PNBE Patna Junction 16:00 16:10 4
DNR Danapur 16:23 16:25 3
ARA Ara Junction 16:51 16:53 2
BXR Buxar 17:37 17:39 2
MGS Mughal Sarai Junction 19:34 19:44 4
ALD Allahabad Junction 21:40 21:45 3
CNB Kanpur Central 00:05 00:10 1
ETW Etawah Junction 01:30 01:32 2
TDL Tundla Junction 02:45 02:48 2
ALJN Aligarh Junction 03:36 03:39 4
NDLS New Delhi 06:05  Ends 15,16

12304 Poorva Express from New Delhi to Howrah Via Patna, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs PlatForm No.
NDLS New Delhi   17:35 15
ALJN Aligarh Junction 19:12 19:15 3
TDL Tundla Junction 20:17 20:20 3
ETW Etawah Junction 21:10 21:12 3
CNB Kanpur Central 23:00 23:10 5
ALD Allahabad Junction 01:20 01:25 4
MGS Mughal Sarai Junction 04:18 04:28 1
BXR Buxar 05:35 05:37 1
ARA Ara Junction 06:20 06:22 1
DNR Danapur 06:48 06:50 1
PNBE Patna Junction 07:25 07:35 0
BKP Bakhtiyarpur Junction 08:27 08:29 1
BARH Barh 08:40 08:42 0
MKA Mokama 09:02 09:04 1
KIUL Kiul Junction 09:37 09:39 4
JMU Jamui 09:58 10:00 2
JAJ Jhajha 11:07 11:12 2
JSME Jasidih Junction 11:44 11:48 1
MDP Madhupur Junction 12:13 12:15 3
CRJ Chittaranjan 12:53 12:55 2
ASN Asansol Junction 13:26 13:41 5
DGR Durgapur 14:11 14:13 4
BWN Barddhaman Junction 15:11 15:16 5
HWH Howrah Junction 16:55  Ends 14

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