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Ministry of Railways
01-February-2016 19:19 IST
Minister of Railways Flagged off Bilaspur-Bhagat Ki Kothi Express & Bilaspur-Bikaner Express (Bi-weekly) through Video Conferencing between Delhi & Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) and Delhi & Dalli Rajhara

Two DEMU services viz. 78815 Raipur-Dalli Rajhara Passenger and 78818 Dalli Rajhara-Durg Passenger were also extended to Gudum

The Indian Railways, today, took yet another step forward in meeting the long pending demands of the people for introduction of train services announced in Railway Budget 2013-14 viz

 

 

The Indian Railways, today, took yet another step forward in meeting the long pending demands of the people for introduction of train services announced in Railway Budget 2013-14 viz. 18243/18244 Bilaspur-Bhagat Ki Kothi Express (Bi-weekly) & 18245/18246 Bilaspur-Bikaner Express (Bi-weekly). The train services were flagged-off by Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu today i.e. 01.02.2016 by remote flagging through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan. Along with the introduction of new train services, two DEMU services viz. 78815 Raipur-Dalli Rajhara Passenger and 78818 Dalli Rajhara-Durg Passenger were also  extended to Gudum (on a new line section between Dalli Rajhara and Gudum).

Chairman, Railway Board Shri A. K. Mital along with other Board Members and senior officials from Railway Board were also present on the occasion.

 

 

 The abstract schedule including timings, composition, stoppages etc. of this train service  introduced today is as under:

 

 

1.      18243/18244 Bilaspur-Bhagat Ki Kothi Express (Bi-weekly)

 

18243 Bilaspur-Bhagat Ki Kothi Express

Station

18244 Bhagat Ki Kothi-Bilaspur Express

Proposed timings

 

 

 

Proposed timings

Arr.

Dep.

 

 

 

Arr.

Dep.

-

18.20

(Mon, Tues)

 

Bilaspur

 

12.45

(Fri, Sun)

-

09.00

09.10

 

Bhopal

 

21.30

21.40

05.00

 (Wed, Thurs)

-

 

Bhagat Ki Kothi(Jodhpur)

 

-

00.05

(Thurs, Sat)

34.40 hrs

 

TOR

 

                 36.40 hrs

1815 Kms

 

Total Distance

 

1815 Kms

52 Km/hr

 

Avg. Speed

 

49.50 Km/hr

 

 

Composition: (Power car)-2, (IIIrd AC)-4, (IInd AC)-2, (Sleeper)-6, (General)-6 = 20 coaches

Commercial Stoppages enroute: Bhatapara, Raipur, Bhilai Power House, Durg, Raj Nandgaon, Gondia, Nagpur, Pandhurna, Itrasi, Habibganj, Bhopal, Shujalpur, Berchha, Sehore, Ujjain, Nagda, Shamgarh, Ramganj Mandi, Kota, Indragarh Sumerganj Mandi, Sawaimadhopur, Banasthali Niwai, Jaipur, Phulera, , Kuchaman City, Makrana Jn., Degana, Merta Road Jn., Gotan.  

Primary Maintenance: Bilaspur  (with RBPC)

Nature of Service: Express

P.T.O.

 

2.      18245/18246 Bilapur-Bikaner Express (Bi-weekly)

 

18245 Bilaspur-Bikaner Express

Station

18246 Bikaner-Bilaspur Express

Proposed timings

 

 

 

Proposed timings

Arr.

Dep.

 

 

 

Arr.

Dep.

-

18.20

(Sat, Thurs)

 

Bilaspur

 

12.45

(Wed, Mon)

-

09.00

09.10

 

Bhopal

 

21.30

21.40

05.50

 (Mon, Sat)

-

 

Bikaner

 

-

23.30

(Mon, Sat)

35.30 hrs

 

TOR

 

                 37.15 hrs

1884 Kms

 

Total Distance

 

1884 Kms

53 Km/hr

 

Avg. Speed

 

51 Km/hr

 

Composition:  (Power car)-2, (IIIrd AC)-4, (IInd AC)-2, (Sleeper)-6, (General)-6 = 20 coaches

Commercial Stoppages enroute: Bhatpara, Raipur, Bhilai Power House, Durg, Raj Nandgaon, Gondia, Nagpur, Pandhurna, Itrasi, Habibganj, Bhopal, Shujalpur, Berchha, Sehore, Ujjain, Nagda, Shamgarh, Bhawani Mandi, Kota, Indragarh Sumerganj Mandi, Sawaimadhopur, Banasthali Niwai, Jaipur, Phulera, Kuchaman City, Makrana Jn., Degana, Nagaur, Nokha, Deshnoke

Primary Maintenance: Bilaspur  (with RBPC)

Nature of Service: Express

 

3.      Extension of 78815 Raipur-Dalli Rajhara DEMU & 78818 Dalli Rajhara-Durg DEMU upto Gudum

 

78815 Raipur-Gudum DEMU

Station

78818 Gudum-Durg DEMU

Proposed timings

 

 

 

Proposed timings

Arr.

Dep.

 

 

 

Arr.

Dep.

-

09.20

 

Raipur

 

-

-

10.20

10.30

 

Durg

 

15.50

-

12.30

12.35

 

Dalli Rajhara

 

13.45

13.50

13.05

-

 

Gudum

 

-

13.15

 

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