World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Maithili Express

Maithili Express
Service type Mail/Express
Locale Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal
Current operator(s) East Central Railway
Start Darbhanga
Stops 6
End Kolkata railway station
Distance travelled 539 km (335 mi)
Average journey time 11 hours
Service frequency Biweekly
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper 3 Tier,Slr, General
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes,No pantry car
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 49 km/h (30 mph) average with halts

Maithili express is mail/express type train of Indian Railways connecting Kolkata with Darbhanga.It covers a distance of 539 Kilometers at average speed of 49 Kmph.General,AC two tier,Ac three tier,Sleeper type of classes are there in this train,all the classes except general requires prior reservations.No Pantry car is there in this train, Tatkal scheme is available.It is hauled by WAM 4, WAP 4 and WDM 3A class of locos.


  • Important halts 1
  • Timings 2
  • Time Table 3
  • References 4

Important halts

Kolkata Railway Station, Burdwan, Asansol, Jhajha, Barauni Jn., Samastipur Jn., Darbhanga Jn.


  • 15233 Maithili express departs Kolkata station at 10:40 on Monday,Thursday and reaches Darbhanga at 22:15 same day.
  • 15234 Maithili express departs Darbhanga at 16:10 on Sunday, Wednesday and reaches Kolkata station at 3:10 next day.

Time Table

15233- Chitpur (Kolkata) to Darbhanga
Station Code Station Name Arrival Departure
KOAA Kolkata Terminus, West Bengal Starting Station 10:40
BWN Barddhaman Junction 12:16 12:21
DGR Durgapur 13:18 13:20
ASN Asansol Junction 14:11 14:21
JAJ Jhajha 17:20 17:25
BJU Barauni Junction 19:55 20:15
SPJ Samastipur Junction 21:05 21:10
DBG Darbhanga Junction 22:15 Destination Station
15234- Darbhanga to Chitpur (Kolkata)
Station Code Station Name Arrival Departure
DBG Darbhanga Junction Starting Station 16:10
SPJ Samastipur Junction 16:55 16:58
BJU Barauni Junction 17:50 18:10
JAJ Jhajha 20:25 20:30
ASN Asansol Junction 23:15 23:25
DGR Durgapur 00:03 00:05
BWN Barddhaman Junction 01:10 01:15
KOAA Kolkata Terminus, West Bengal 03:10 Destination Station


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.