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About 12402/01 Magadh Express

12402/01 Magadh Express time table

Looking for updated information related to time table, fare or coach position seat map of Magadh express? Here, you will definitely get some for sure. Categorized under a superfast running train, it has been heading in between New Delhi and Islampur in India. The total distance that is been covered by the train is 1065 kms. Taking about 19 hours and 35 minutes of time to cover the entire distance, it has been running with an average operating speed of 54 km/hour. Handled as per the Northern Indian Railways zone, the superfast train used to cross via states of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Bihar. It has been operating with train numbers 12401 and 12402. As per the time table, train 12402 leaves New Delhi at 20:00 hours and reaches Islampur next day at 13:55 hours. Train 12401 leaves Islampur at 16:10 hours and reaches New Delhi next day at 11:50 hours.

Highlights of Magadh Express –

No of Coaches Total – 21,  AC – 4, SL – 11, GN – 6
Pantry Car Yes
E-Catering Yes By TravelKhana.com
Avg. Running Status Poor
Cleaning Average
Ticket Availability Good
Passenger Safety Average
Mobile/Laptop Charger Yes

The superfast daily Magadh Express runs between New Delhi (station code NDLS) and Islampur (station code IPR) near Patna. The train travels the distance of 1065 km in 19 hours 35 minutes, thus giving it an average speed of 54 km/h. The train, run by the Northern Railway, stops at 25 stations on the way, including some important places like Aligarh, Kanpur, Allahabad, Mughal Sarai, Ara, Danapur and Patna. It passes through the states of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

Extension to Islampur;
Initially, it was a Patna-New Delhi train with carriages of the Vikramshila Express. This train now runs separately (numbers 12367 and 12368) between New Delhi and Bhagalpur). The initial Magadh Express (numbers 3467/3468) was running up to Bhagalpur and covering the distance of 998 km in 15 hours, 5 minutes. Now the train has been extended to Islampur, stoppages have been increase and more superfast trains are running the same route. So the Magadh Express is regularly delayed by four to five hours.

A 24-Coach Train;
The 12401 Magadh Express leaves Islampur at 4.10 pm and arrives in New Delhi at 11.45 am the next day. The 12402 Magadh Express starts from New Delhi at 8.10 pm and reaches Islampur at 1.55 pm the next day. The train usually has 24 coaches, which include 2 general sleeper coaches, 1 first AC coach, 1 two-tier AC coach, 2 three-tier AC coaches, 11 sleeper coaches, a pantry car and 6 general compartments. The Magadh Express was among the first trains in the country to get 24 coaches. A WAP-4 locomotive hauls the train from New Delhi to Patna and a WDM 3A locomotive from Patna to Islampur.

A Clean Train;
The train’s cleanliness record is good. But its punctuality record is very poor. The food served by its pantry is of an average quality. The train’s safety record too is just average.

12402/Magadh Express Route, Schedule & Time Table –

STATION ARR DEP HALT DAY
New Delhi(NDLS) origin 20:00 origin 0
Aligarh Junction(ALJN) 22:15 22:18 3 0
Tundla Junction(TDL) 23:25 23:28 3 0
Firozabad(FZD) 23:41 23:43 2 0
Shikohabad Junction(SKB) 00:01 00:02 1 1
Etawah Junction(ETW) 00:38 00:40 2 1
Kanpur Central(CNB) 02:30 02:35 5 1
Allahabad Junction(ALD) 05:05 05:10 5 1
Vindhyachal(BDL) 06:04 06:06 2 1
Mirzapur(MZP) 06:16 06:18 2 1
Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction(DDU) 07:38 07:53 15 1
Zamania(ZNA) 08:30 08:32 2 1
Dildarnagar Junction(DLN) 08:45 08:47 2 1
Buxar(BXR) 09:12 09:14 2 1
Dumraon(DURE) 09:26 09:28 2 1
Bihiya(BEA) 09:50 09:52 2 1
Ara Junction(ARA) 10:11 10:13 2 1
Bihta(BTA) 10:29 10:31 2 1
Danapur(DNR) 10:49 10:51 2 1
Phulwari Sharif(PWS) 10:57 10:59 2 1
Patna Junction(PNBE) 11:25 11:50 25 1
Rajendra Nagar Terminal(RJPB) 11:58 12:00 2 1
Patna Saheb(PNC) 12:12 12:14 2 1
Fatuha Junction(FUT) 12:32 12:34 2 1
Daniyawan Bazar Halt(DNWH) 12:45 12:47 2 1
Hilsa(HIL) 13:13 13:15 2 1
Ekangarsarai(EKR) 13:28 13:30 2 1
Islampur(IPR) 14:45 destination destination 1

12401/Magadh Express Route, Schedule & Time Table –

STATION ARR DEP HALT DAY
Islampur(IPR) origin 15:30 origin 0
Ekangarsarai(EKR) 15:39 15:41 2 0
Hilsa(HIL) 15:52 15:54 2 0
Daniyawan Bazar Halt(DNWH) 16:15 16:17 2 0
Fatuha Junction(FUT) 16:32 16:34 2 0
Patna Saheb(PNC) 16:52 16:54 2 0
Rajendra Nagar Terminal(RJPB) 17:06 17:08 2 0
Patna Junction(PNBE) 17:20 17:45 25 0
Phulwari Sharif(PWS) 17:55 17:57 2 0
Danapur(DNR) 18:05 18:07 2 0
Bihta(BTA) 18:19 18:21 2 0
Ara Junction(ARA) 18:52 18:54 2 0
Bihiya(BEA) 19:08 19:10 2 0
Dumraon(DURE) 19:32 19:34 2 0
Buxar(BXR) 19:50 19:52 2 0
Dildarnagar Junction(DLN) 20:18 20:20 2 0
Zamania(ZNA) 20:32 20:34 2 0
Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction(DDU) 22:04 22:14 10 0
Mirzapur(MZP) 23:08 23:10 2 0
Vindhyachal(BDL) 23:22 23:24 2 0
Allahabad Junction(ALD) 00:40 00:45 5 1
Kanpur Central(CNB) 03:20 03:25 5 1
Etawah Junction(ETW) 04:56 04:58 2 1
Shikohabad Junction(SKB) 05:35 05:37 2 1
Firozabad(FZD) 05:54 05:56 2 1
Tundla Junction(TDL) 06:30 06:35 5 1
Aligarh Junction(ALJN) 09:00 09:05 5 1
New Delhi(NDLS) 11:50 destination destination 1

Coach position seat map and Fare chart

It has 24 coaches in total as of now including general unreserved, sleeper, AC II tier, AC III tier and first class AC coaches. The fare of a person planning to travel in the same under general quota will be 265 for GN, 510 for SL, 1,355 for 3A, 3,320 for 1A and 1,945 for 2A. Under tatkal quota, the fare to be charged will be 650 for SL, 1,735 for 3A and 2,470 for 2A. In A1 coach, the seats are 19, 20 and 23. In B1 coach, the seats allocated are 12, 13, 14 and 16.     

Train Coach Position and Seat Layout Class:-

First Tier AC Coach(1A):-

1a-a

Second Tier AC Coach(2A):-

2a-a

Third Tier AC coach(3A)3aSleeper Class Non AC coach(SL): Seeking online to get information about sleeper class coach position in Magadh express? If yes, here you will get to know of the same. Are you planning to travel in between Islampur and New Delhi or somewhere in between them falling en-route? Planning to get tickets in the sleeper class category in this superfast train? Well, to know of the coach position, the best way is to look at the seat map of the sleeper class coach to know and acquire details from the same. In accord to the seat map of the sleeper class coach as been devised by the Indian Railways department, it has berths available involving lower berth, upper berth, side lower berth, side upper berth and middle berth. Every berth category is been marked with different colour to avoid confusion and render better understanding of the same to users. The seat numbers plays a vital role in letting and being aware of the coach position so just look at the seat map and with seat number, know in advance about your coach position. Out of the 24 coaches available in the train, rake with numbers 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 belongs to sleeper class category coach. There is no as such no pantry car attached within the train and do feel free to try out quality and hot e-catering food meal services from Travel Khana anytime and as per the preference at cost efficient prices.slUnreserved Second Class Compartment(UR)
Stands for Seating Cum Luggage Rake(SLR)