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Punjab Mail 12138 Train

Punjab Mail 12138 is a superfast train that was inaugurated on June 1, 1912. It is the oldest running train in India. It connects Firozpur Cantonment Junction (FZR) to Mumbai CSM Terminus (CSTM). It passes through 308 intermediate stations and halts at 52 stations including Faridkot, Bhatinda Junction, New Delhi, Agra Cantonment, Bhopal Junction, and Dadar. The train travels 1928 km to reach Mumbai CSM Terminus.

Why Punjab Mail 12138?

Apart from providing delicious food items and other amenities to ensure a comfortable journey, the Punjab Mail also has a mail coach that carries mails/posts.

The Perks Of Riding The Punjab Mail Train

• The train has e-catering and on-board catering facilities, serving both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food.
•  Pantry car is available. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner including food items like Dal, Rice, Chapati, and Egg Biryani are served. Snacks and desserts include cutlet, sandwiches, ice creams, and sweets.
• There are excellent cleaning services on this train. Dustbins and wash basins are available in all coaches to ensure cleanliness.
• RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) based systems are used to assure scheduled cleaning and other services.
• The train provides mobile charging points and bedroll services.

Train Coach & Schedule

It is a daily train that departs from Firozpur Cantt. Junction at 21:40 and arrives at Mumbai CST at 07:35 covering a 2-night journey. The train has 24 coaches including one A/C 2 tier (A1), five A/C 3 tier (B1), two general unreserved (GEN), two sleeper-cum-luggage rake (SLR), and 10 sleeper class (S) coaches. It also has one HA1 (half of the coach is booked as A/C 1st class and the other half as A/C 2 tier), one MIL (Military), one AB1 (half of the coach is A/C 2 tier and the other half is A/C 3 tier) coaches, and a pantry car.

Average Speed & The Time Traveled

PUNJAB MAIL 12138 train runs at an average speed of 57 kmph. It takes 33 hours and 55 minutes to reach Mumbai CSM Terminus.

About The Destination

Mumbai, a city in Maharashtra, was earlier known as Bombay. Mumbai has an aura that attracts people towards the city. It is a multi-cultural city and attracts tourists from all over the world. Places like Marine Drive, Essel World, Water Kingdom, Elephanta Caves, and Gateway of India are among the major attractions in Mumbai. It is also famous for religious places like Haji Ali Dargah, which houses the tomb of Saint Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari. People of all religions visit the Dargah to offer prayers.

FAQs

Q. Would you recommend Hotel Mogul Palace as a good 3-star hotel to stay at?
A. Yes. This hotel is a recommended 3-star hotel near Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM).

Q. Which platform in Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM) is Punjab Mail likely to come in at?
A. The Punjab Mail comes in at platform number 15 of the Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM).

Q. Tell me something unique about the Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM).
A. The Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also the headquarters of the Central division of the Indian Railways.

Q. Which are good luxury hotels in Mumbai?
A. Hotel Sea Princess, the Orchid Mumbai, the Oberoi, and the Taj Mahal Palace are few luxury hotels in Mumbai.

Q. Is there another railway station close to the Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM) in Mumbai?
A. Yes. The Dadar Central railway station (DR) is approximately 10 km from the Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM).

Q. How far is the Gateway of India from the Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM)?
A. The Gateway of India is around 3 km from the Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM).

Q. How do I reach Pune from the Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM)?
A. The best option for you to reach Pune from CSTM railway station is to take a train from here to Pune Junction railway station (PUNE).

Q. How long would it take me to get from Colaba to Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM) in Mumbai?
A. It will take you around 40 minutes by car to reach Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM) from Colaba.

Q. Are there any luxury hotels near Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM) in Mumbai?
A. Yes. Hotel Mogul Palace and Hotel Al Mehraj are two luxury hotels near Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM).

Q. What are some budget hotels near Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM) in Mumbai?
A. Hotel KGN, Hotel Care Inn, and Sagar Vihar Hotel are few of the budget hotels near the Mumbai CST railway station (CSTM).

Q. Which platform of Firozpur Cant Railway Station (FZR) does the Punjab Mail start from?
A. The train starts from platform 1 of the Firozpur Cant Railway Station (FZR).

Q. What is Firozpur famous for?
A. Firozpur is also known as the ‘Land of Martyrs’. The National Martyrs Memorial was built here.

Q. How far is Chandigarh from Firozpur?
A. Chandigarh is approximately 233 km from Firozpur.

Q. Which are some religious sites I can visit in Firozpur?
A. Gurudwara Saragarhi, the Jain Mandir, and the Shitala Mata Mandir are few popular religious places in Firozpur.

Q. Which is the nearest airport to Firozpur?
A. The Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport in Amritsar (100 km) is the closest airport to Firozpur.

Q. Tell me names of some good budget hotels in Firozpur.
A.  Mini Mahal Hotel, Mittal Guest House, and Sandeep Hotel are a few budget-friendly hotels in Firozpur.

Q. Can you tell me a few places to visit near Firozpur Cant Railway Station (FZR)?
A. You can visit Jain Mandir, the Anglo-Sikh War Memorial, and the Gandhi Gardens.

Q. How far is Firozpur Cant Railway Station (FZR) from Firozpur City Railway Station (FZP)?
A. The Firozpur Cant Railway Station (FZR) is approximately 10 km from Firozpur City Railway Station (FZP).

Q. Are there cheap hotels near Firozpur Cant Railway Station (FZR)?
A. Yes. Hotel International and Hotel Atithi are two of the many cheap hotels near Firozpur Cant Railway Station (FZR).

Q. How far is the Indo-Pak border from Firozpur Cant Railway Station (FZR)?
A. The Indo-Pak border is approximately 15 km from the Firozpur Cant Railway Station (FZR).

Q. Which is a good luxury hotel near Firozpur Cant Railway Station (FZR)?
A.  The Kingz Hotel is a luxury hotel near Firozpur Cant Railway Station (FZR).

Q. What are some good trains on Firozpur to Mumbai route?
A. Firozpur Cant Mumbai Central Janta is another train that runs on the Firozpur to Mumbai route.

Q. Does this train terminate at the Mumbai CST Railway Station?
A. Yes, the Punjab Mail terminates at the Mumbai CST Railway Station (CSTM).

Q. In which year did Punjab Mail start?
A. The Punjab Mail started in the year 1912.

Q. If I want to go to Agra from Firozpur should I take the Punjab Mail?
A. Yes, you can take the Punjab Mail as it halts at the Agra Cantonment (AGC).

Q. How long does Punjab Mail take to reach Mumbai?
A. The Punjab Mail takes around 33 hours and 55 minutes to reach Mumbai.

Q. Does Punjab Mail stop at New Delhi, and if so for how long?
A. Yes, the train stops at New Delhi railway station(NDLS) for around 25 minutes.

Q. How many general unreserved coaches does the Punjab Mail have?
A. The Punjab Mail has 4 general unreserved coaches.

Q. What is the fare for 1st class in Punjab Mail?
A. The fare for AC first class is Rs. 4878 for regular tickets.

Q. How is the food on Punjab Mail?
A. 
The food on Punjab Mail is of good quality. If you want dinner to be included, you will have to pre-book it.

Q. Does Punjab Mail have a pantry car?
A. Yes, it has a pantry car attached.