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Kalka Mail 12312 Train

Kalka Mail Express is one of India’s oldest trains that initially started operating under the category of ‘East Indian Railway Mail’. The total distance covered by the train is 1,714 km. It is categorized under superfast trains and runs at a maximum speed of 110 kmph. It was later named as Kalka Mail 12312 and provides transportation from Kalka (KLK) to Howrah (HWH). The train halts at around 38 stations, including Chandigarh Junction, Karnal, Delhi Junction, Kanpur Central, Gaya Junction, and Dhanbad Junction. The Kalka Mail Express completed its inaugural run in the year 1866. It was also featured in the renowned filmmaker, Satyajit Ray’s short story – ‘Baksho Rahasya’ (The Mystery of the Kalka Mail).

Why Kalka Mail Express 12312?

The Kalka Mail Express 12312 train provides fast and timely travel to the areas of East India and offers a pleasant traveling experience with its on-board facilities.

The Perks Of Riding The Kalka Mail Express Train

• There is a pantry car attached to the Kalka Mail Express for serving quality food (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian) throughout the journey.
• E-Catering service is available for pre-ordering meals of your choice at affordable prices.
• The train is well-maintained with clean seating areas, pathways, and washrooms.
• Mobile and laptop charging slots are available in each of the compartments.

Train Coach & Schedule

The Kalka Mail Express 12312 train consists of a total of 24 coaches. There are traveling classes, 1st Class A/C (1A), 2nd Class A/C (2A), 3rd Class A/C (3A), General Class (GN), Sleeper Class (SL), and one pantry car. The train operates on a daily basis. It usually starts from platform number 1 of Kalka Station at 11:55 hours and reaches Howrah Junction (platform number 9, 14) at 7:55 hours after 2 nights.

Average Speed & The Time Traveled

Kalka Mail Express runs at an average speed of 54 kmph and takes you from Kalka to Howrah in 32 hours.

About The Destination

Howrah, West Bengal’s second largest and multi-hued city after Kolkata, is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in India. On reaching Howrah, take some time out to explore the city’s top attractions like the Howrah Bridge, Vidyasagar Setu, Belur Math, Gadiara, Anand Niketan Kirtishala, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, etc. If you are a bird-lover, you must visit the Santragachi Jheel (lake) where numerous migratory birds arrive in the months of December and January. The Indian Botanical Garden is also worth a visit. It is home to a 250-year-old Banyan Tree, which boasts of having the world’s largest canopy.