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Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express


Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express

Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express
Service type Rajdhani Express
Locale Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh & Delhi
Current operator(s) East Coast Railway Zone (India)
Start Bhubaneswar Trains-22823,22811
Stops 11(Trains-22811,22812) 10(Trains-22823,22824)
End New Delhi Railway Station Trains-22824,22812
Distance travelled

For Train 12421/22 1,724 km (1,071 mi)

For Train 12443/44 1,800 km (1,100 mi)
Average journey time

23h 15m for Train No:22811/12

25h 20m for Train No:22823/24
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s)

22811 BBS-NDLS(S,W,Su) 22812 NDLS-BBS (Su,M,F)

22823 BBS-NDLS(M,T,Th,F) 22824 NDLS-BBS (T,W,Th,Sa)
On-board services
Class(es) AC 1st Class, AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Pantry Car Coach attached
Observation facilities LHB Coaches
Entertainment facilities Yes
Baggage facilities Yes
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed Top Speed - 130.00 km/h (80.78 mph), 78 km/h (48 mph) average with halts
New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express arrives at Balasore . It is being hauled by a Ghaziabad WAP-7 for the first time

Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express is a Rajdhani express train starting from Bhubaneswar, Odisha with the final destination of New Delhi. Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express runs via Adra (22811/12) and Bokaro (22823/24). Earlier this train used to go via Howrah.


The Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express is an important superfast express train which connects Bhubaneswar to the Capital of India, New Delhi. The train is fully air conditioned and has a Pantry Car to provide veg and non-veg meals during the journey.The meals are pre booked with the ticket. The train has coaches of First Class, Two Tier and Three Tier accommodating comfort and luxury to the passengers. The First Class cabins for passengers is full of luxury, with entertainment, curtains, complimentary food and lockable rooms. The train uses modern LHB coaches like other important Rajdhani expresses run by Indian Railways. It consists of 1 first class AC coach (1A) , 2 no.of 2 tier AC coaches (2A), 10 no. of 3 tier AC coaches (3A) and one AC Hot Buffet Car (Pantry Car). Earlier the train was hauled by a Ghaziabad WAP-4 but since October 2015 it is being hauled by a Ghaziabad WAP-7 from Bhubaneswar to New Delhi.

The 22823/24 Rajdhani express (via Tata & Bokaro) covers a total of 1808 km in about 24 hours and 25 minutes (with WAP-4 Locomotive) whereas the 22811/12 Rajdhani express (via Adra) covers 1726 km distance in about 23 hours and 20 minutes (with WAP-4 Locomotive). The Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express runs at an average speed of 78 km/h and touches a top speed of 130 km/h in Gaya - New Delhi section of route.


Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express has 2 different train numbers:

  • 22811/22812 runs between Bhubaneswar and New Delhi via Adra thrice a week.
  • 22823/22824 runs between Bhubaneswar and New Delhi via Bokaro 4 times a week.
22811 / 22812 Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express
Station code Station name Distance (km)
BBS Bhubaneswar 0
CTC Cuttack 28
JJKR Jajpur Keonjhar Road 100
BHC Bhadrak 144
BLS Balasore 206
KGP Kharagpur 324
BQA Bankura 439
ADRA Adra 492
KQR Kodarma 658
GAYA Gaya 734
MGS Mughalsarai 937
CNB Kanpur 1284
NDLS New Delhi 1723
22823 / 22824 Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express
Station code Station name Distance (km)
BBS Bhubaneswar 0
CTC Cuttack 28
BHC Bhadrak 144
BLS Balasore 206
KGP Kharagpur 324
TATA Tatanagar 458
BKSC Bokaro Steel City 609
KQR Kodarma 735
GAYA Gaya 811
MGS Mughalsarai 1014
CNB Kanpur 1361
NDLS New Delhi 1800
Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express - AC 3 tier coach
Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express leaving Kharagpur Station
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