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Pratham Swatrantata Sangrm Express

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Pratham Swatrantata Sangrm Express

Pratham Swatantrata Sangram Express is a mail/express train service operated by Indian Railways, connecting Kolkata With Jhansi Junction. It was first introduced between Barrackpore and Jhansi, commemorating the first independence movement of India, which started in two places by Mangal Pandey and Rani Laxmi Bai. Later it started departing from Kolkata Railway Station instead of Barrackpore. It covers 1326 Kilometers at an average speed of 55 Kmph, and is usually hauled by WAM 4 class of locomotives. AC three tier, sleeper and general classes are available in it; it has no Pantry car service, but Tatkal scheme is available. All the classes except general require prior reservations. It leaves Kolkata Railway Station at 7:25 every Sunday, and reaches Jhansi Junction at 8:50 the following morning; it departs Jhansi Junction at 20:40 on Fridays and reaches Kolkata Railway station at 21:45 the following evening.

Important stopping points

  1. Kolkata Railway Station
  2. Barrackpore
  3. Burdwan
  4. Asansol Jn.
  5. Jhajha
  6. Patna jn.
  7. Mughalsarai
  8. Allahabad Jn.
  9. Kanpur Central
  10. Jhansi Jn.

External links

Indian Rail site

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