22387/22388 Black Diamond Express

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About Black Diamond Express

The Black Diamond Express is an express (super fast) train by the Indian Railways that acts as a medium of connection between the ‘city of joy,’ Kolkata and the industrial towns and coal belts of Raniganj, Kulti, Asansol, and Durgapur and also Dhanbad. The Black Diamond Express is operated by the East Central Railway.

The Black Diamond Express train number is 22387 when it carries passengers from Kolkata to Dhanbad. The Black Diamond Express train number when it runs from Dhanbad to Kolkata is 22388.

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The Black Diamond Express train speed

The Black Diamond speed is 38 miles per hour or 61 km per hour. It is the train’s average speed that has been calculated together with the halts. At this speed, the total time consumed by the Black Diamond Express to travel from its starting station to its ultimate destination is 4 hours and 55 minutes.

The Black Diamond Express train route

The Black Diamond Express route for train number 22387 is from Howrah Railway Station (HWH) to Dhanbad Junction Railway station (DHN).  The total distance that the train travels every day is 168 miles or 271 km.

Significant stations in the route of the Black Diamond Express

The Black Diamond Express travels through two states, namely, Jharkhand and West Bengal. The total number of stops for this train is 14. Some of the central stations where the train stops are Seoraphuli (SHE), Bardhaman Junction (BDC), Panagarh (PAN), Raniganj (RNG), Barakar (BRR), Asansol Junction (ASN) and Durgapur (DGR).

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Advantages of traveling in the Black Diamond Express

The Black Diamond Express is the most popular express train in the Howrah- Jharkhand route. Many people prefer it as the convenient mode of transport to Dhanbad from Kolkata. The train is known for its punctuality. Although it is a short distance train, there are sleeping as well as seating arrangements in the train for the passengers. It has general coaches, AC chair car, and second-class seats. As it is a short distance train, pantry car is not a part of this train. The toilets are neat and clean. You can also take help of the Tatkal scheme for booking emergency tickets. In that case, you have to pay more than the actual price. If you want to avoid mishap at the last moment, you can book tickets in advance. In this way, you can avoid the risk of being on the waiting list. Visit Meramaal and book your ticket now.

22387 Black Diamond Express from Howrah (Kolkata) to Dhanbad, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs Platform No.
HWH Howrah Junction Starts 06:15 8
SHE Seoraphuli Junction 06:39 06:40
BDC Bandel Junction 06:58 07:00
BWN Barddhaman Junction 07:56 07:59
MNAE Mankar 08:28 08:29
PAN Panagarh 08:38 08:39
DGR Durgapur 08:54 08:56 00:00
OYR Waria 09:03 09:04
UDL Andal Junction 09:12 09:13
RNG RaniGanj 09:20 09:21 00:00
ASN Asansol Junction 09:38 09:41 00:00
STN Sitarampur Junction 09:53 09:54 00:00
ULT Kulti 10:00 10:01
BRR Barakar 10:06 10:07
KMME Kumardubi 10:11 10:12
DHN Dhanbad Junction 11:10  Ends 00:00

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22388 Black Diamond Express from Dhanbad to Howrah (Kolkata), Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs Platform No.
DHN Dhanbad Junction Starts 16:25 2
KMME Kumardubi 16:58 16:59
BRR Barakar 17:03 17:04
ULT Kulti 17:09 17:10
STN Sitarampur Junction 17:18 17:19
ASN Asansol Junction 17:34 17:37 5
RNG RaniGanj 17:51 17:52
UDL Andal Junction 18:01 18:02
OYR Waria 18:09 18:10
DGR Durgapur 18:19 18:21
PAN Panagarh 18:32 18:33
MNAE Mankar 18:42 18:43
BWN Barddhaman Junction 19:21 19:23 5
BDC Bandel Junction 20:24 20:26
SHE Seoraphuli Junction 20:43 20:44
HWH Howrah Junction 21:20  Ends 14

22387/22388 Black Diamond Express Fare Information

Class 2S CC
Base Fare 80 291
Reservation Charges 15 40
Superfast charges 15 45
Fuel Charges 0 0
GST 0 19
Other Charges 0 0
Catering Charges 0 0
Dynamic Fare 0 0
Total Fare 110 395
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