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Amritsar Mail

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Amritsar Mail

Amritsar Mail is a passenger train (train numbers 13005/13006) operated by Indian Railways which connects the eastern Indian city of Kolkata with the northern Indian city of Amritsar. It is more popularly known as Punjab Mail because during the pre-independence period it used to run as the Punjab Mail between Kolkata (then Calcutta) and Lahore (now in Pakistan).

The Amritsar Mail is a normal mail/express class train of Indian Railways travelling at a speed of 56 km/hr. It has Sleeper, Three tier AC, Two tier AC, First class AC types of coaches. Pantry service is available lwith this train.It leaves howrah at 19:20 hrs and takes the howrah-delhi main line via patna to reach mughalsarai from where it proceeds towards amritsar. This train is generally hauled by Hwh Wap4. Once this was the best link from Kolkata to Amritsar but now it is facing tough competition from superfast trains like Akaltakht express and Durgiani express.

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  • Indian Railway Schedules

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