Patna Howrah Vande Bharat express train will connect the Bihar capital, Patna and West Bengal capital Kolkata. According to the railway official, Vande Bharat Train between Patna and Howrah will start soon.
East Central Railway (ECR) official said that Bihar had got a record allocation of ₹8,505 crores in the railway budget for fiscal 2023-24, which will use for many works like new Vande Bharat Trains, 87 stations redevelopment, construction of new rail bridge parallel to Rajendra bridge between Mokama and Begusarai etc.
Three Vande Bharat Express trains from May this year will likely be introduced on Patna-Howrah, Patna-Ranchi and Varanasi-Howrah via Gaya routes. Railways have started the groundwork for introducing these trains. According to a Danapur railway official, Patna Howrah Janshatabdi is the most convenient train to reach Howrah from Patna and return the same day. The official said railways’ tracks would be strengthened to make them suitable for high-speed trains.
Patna Howrah Vande Bharat Route
The Patna-Howrah Vande Bharat train will be the first Vande Bharat train which will connect Bihar and West Bengal. Patna Howrah Vande Bharat will cover a total distance of 535 km between Patna and Howrah Junction. Patna-Howrah is a popular train route because thousands of people from Patna daily travel to Howrah for work. People are pleased after the announcement about Patna-Howrah Vande Bharat because now they save their travel time and enjoy a more comfortable journey.
Patna Howrah Vande Bharat Timetable
There is no official announcement about the Patna Howrah Vande Bharat timetable, but according to the sources, the train will start from Patna 6 and reach the Howrah at 1 pm. The same train will leave Howrah junction by 2 pm and reach Patna around 9 pm. It will take around 7 hours to complete the journey. Rajdhani and Janshatabi have fasted trains on this route, which takes about 8 hours to complete the one-way trip. Travellers can save 1 hour time after starting the Patna Howrah Vande Bharat.
Patna Howrah Vande Bharat Ticket Price
The final fare for Patna-Howrah Vande Bharat has not been announced till now. According to the media reports, Patna Howrah Vande Bharat ticket prices will be around 1450 rupees for a single journey in AC Chair Car class and 2650 rupees for Exec. Chair Car (EC).