12859/12860 Gitanjali Express

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Gitanjali Express

About Gitanjali Express

The Gitanjali Express is a train that runs every day between two metro cities in India- Mumbai which is in Maharashtra and Kolkata which is in West Bengal. The East Coast Railway is the current operator of the Gitanjali Express.

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The Gitanjali express train number is 12859 when it carries passengers from Mumbai to Howrah. The Gitanjali Express train number when it travels from Howrah to Mumbai is 12860.

The train’s maiden voyage took place in the year 1977, on 26th December.

The Gitanjali Express train speed

The Gitanjali Express speed is 65 km per hour. It is the average speed of the train. The maximum speed that the train can attain is 110 km per hour.

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12859 Coach

The average time of journey for the 12859 Gitanjali Express is 30 hours and 30 minutes. The average time taken by the 12860 Gitanjali Express is 31 hours and 30 minutes.

Timings of the Gitanjali Express

The Gitanjali Express, train number 12859 leaves Mumbai station at 6:00 am and arrives at Howrah station on the next noon, at 12:30. The 12860 Gitanjali Express commences its journey from Howrah Junction at 1:50 pm and on the following day, at 9:20 pm, you will reach the seaside city, Mumbai.

The Gitanjali Express train route

The Gitanjali Express route is from Mumbai CST to Howrah Junction. The distance that the train requires to travel to reach Mumbai from Howrah is 1,968 kilometres or 1,223 miles.

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Major stations in the route of the Gitanjali Express

The Gitanjali Express is a long route train. So, it travels through many stations. Some of the central stations from where you can board this train are Dadar, Nasik Road, Santragachi, Kharagpur, Gondia, Akola, Kalyan, Bilaspur, Raipur, Rourkela, Durg, Tatanagar, Badnera, Malkapur, Wardha, Bhusaval, and Jharsuguda.

What are the advantages of traveling in the Gitanjali Express?

Among the trains that connect the West to the East, the Gitanjali Express is one of the most important trains. In the Mumbai-Howrah route, the Gitanjali Express’s priority is right on top. The train provides its passengers with all the necessary facilities that you expect to receive in any super fast train. There are AC, General, and Sleeper coaches. Paid catering services take care of the fact that passengers are given fresh and delicious meals on time. Charging points are there if you want to charge your laptops and mobiles. Throughout the journey, you can see beautiful landscapes from its windows.

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12859 Gitanjali Express from Mumbai CST to Howrah Junction, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs Platform No.
CSMT Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus 06:00
DR Dadar Central 06:13 06:15 5
KYN Kalyan Junction 06:52 06:55 4
KSRA Kasara 07:58 08:03
IGP Igatpuri 08:43 08:45 2
NK Nasik Road 09:28 09:30 2
JL Jalgaon Junction 11:58 12:00 3
BSL Bhusaval Junction 12:40 12:50 4,6
MKU Malkapur 13:24 13:25 2
SEG Shegaon 14:09 14:10 2
AK Akola Junction 14:40 14:45 2
BD Badnera Junction 16:10 16:15 2
WR Wardha Junction 17:19 17:22 1
NGP Nagpur Junction 18:55 19:05 1
BRD Bhandara Road 19:49 19:51 1
G Gondia Junction 20:46 20:48 4
RJN Raj Nandgaon 22:03 22:05 1
DURG Durg Junction 22:45 22:50 3
R Raipur Junction 23:25 23:35 3
BSP Bilaspur Junction 01:15 01:30 1
RIG Raigarh 03:01 03:03 1
JSG Jharsuguda Junction 04:25 04:27 1
ROU Rourkela Junction 05:42 05:49 4
CKP Chakradharpur 07:08 07:10 2
TATA Tatanagar Junction 08:05 08:25 4
KGP Kharagpur Junction 10:20 10:25 5
SRC Santragachi Junction 11:49 11:50 4,5
HWH Howrah Junction 12:30  Ends 18,22

12860 Gitanjali Express from Howrah Junction to Mumbai CST, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs Platform No.
HWH Howrah Junction Starts 13:50 21
KGP Kharagpur Junction 15:30 15:35 3
TATA Tatanagar Junction 17:25 17:32 3
CKP Chakradharpur 18:26 18:28 1
ROU Rourkela Junction 19:50 20:05 1
JSG Jharsuguda Junction 21:41 21:43 1
RIG Raigarh 22:29 22:31 2
BSP Bilaspur Junction 00:30 00:45 3
R Raipur Junction 02:15 02:25 1
DURG Durg Junction 03:20 03:25 2
RJN Raj Nandgaon 03:46 03:48 2
G Gondia Junction 05:13 05:15 3
BRD Bhandara Road 06:00 06:02 2
NGP Nagpur Junction 07:20 07:30 3
WR Wardha Junction 08:32 08:35 3
BD Badnera Junction 10:07 10:10 1
AK Akola Junction 11:10 11:15 1
SEG Shegaon 11:44 11:45 1
MKU Malkapur 12:19 12:20 1
BSL Bhusaval Junction 13:10 13:20 3
JL Jalgaon Junction 13:43 13:45 2
NK Nasik Road 16:20 16:25 3
IGP Igatpuri 18:10 18:15 3
KYN Kalyan Junction 20:02 20:05 5
DR Dadar Central 20:47 20:50 6
CSTM Mumbai CSM Terminus 21:20  Ends 18

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12859/12860 Gitanjali Express Fare Information

Class 2A 3A SL
Base Fare 2624 1777 690
Reservation Charges 50 40 20
Super fast charges 45 45 30
Fuel Charges 0 0 0
GST 136 93 0
Other Charges 0 0 0
Catering Charges 0 0 0
Dynamic Fare 0 0 0
Total Fare 2855 1955 740

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