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Bagh Express

Bagh Express
Overview
Service type Mail/Express
Status Operating
Current operator(s) Indian Railways
Route
Start Howrah Junction (HWH)
End Kathgodam (KGM)
Distance travelled 1520 km
Train number(s) 13019 / 13020
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class, Unreserved
Seating arrangements Available
Sleeping arrangements Available
Catering facilities Available (Paid)
Baggage facilities Available
Technical
Track gauge Broad Gauge
Operating speed Average - 42km/hr
Route map

Bagh Express is a mail/express type train of Indian Railways connecting Kolkata(Howrah) with northern Indian town of Kathgodam(Uttarakhand). No pantry car service is available in this train. It is a very popular train among tourists of Eastern India, who are going for the Uttarakhand and Jim Corbett National Park trip. It travels through Indian states of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. Major railway stations through which it passes are Bandel Junction, Barddhaman Junction, Asansol Junction, Madhupur Junction, Jasidih Junction, Kiul Junction, Barauni Junction, Samastipur Junction, Muzaffarpur Junction, Chhapra, Bhatni, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Bareilly Junction, Rampur, Haldwani. No. 13019 leaves Howrah Terminus daily at 9:45 P.M. and reaches Kathgodam at 9:30 A.M. second day morning; Similarly 13020 express leaves Kathgodam daily at 9:55 P.M. and reaches Howrah at 12:40 P.M. second day afternoon. Advanced reservation is required for all the classes except General class, which can be boarded with a general daily ticket. Tatkal scheme facility is available in this train. It is hauled by WAM-4/WAP-4 locomotive from Howrah Junction to Barauni Junction and from there by WDM 3A diesel loco up to Kathgodam.

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