The Puri Howrah Vande Bharat will run between the temple town of Puri in Odisha with Kolkata, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off by this month.
The train is undergoing rigorous testing, and it is anticipated to start running between Puri and Howrah soon. The best thing about this particular train is that it will cut down the travel time to a great extent and is extremely efficient as well. The Puri Howrah Vande Bharat Express has started the trial run and is still awaiting confirmation, and it is rumoured that the train will start running at the end of May.
The train will start from Howrah in West Bengal until Puri in Odisha. The Puri Howrah Shatabdi Express is the fastest-running train on this particular route. The Puri Howrah Vande Bharat will cut down the travelling time by 3 hours. Previously passengers needed to travel at least 7 to 9 hours; however, Bharat will get the job done in 6 hours on this particular day.
This will be the second Vande Bharat train for West Bengal and the first for Odisha. The first for West Bengal linking Howrah with New Jalpaiguri was launched last December.
Puri Howrah Vande Bharat Express Train Stop List:
The Puri – Howarh Vande Bharat Express will run between Howrah in West Bengal and Puri in Odisha, covering a total distance of 499 km. Puri Howrah Vande Bharat Express will stop at some of the biggest stations on the route, like Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Only upon confirmation from the Railway board will we know about the exact route and the spots to be covered.
Timetable For Puri Howrah Vande Bharat Express:
It is estimated that the Puri Vande Bharat Express will complete the trials by this week, and it will start running rigorously from the end of May. The exact timing is still unknown; however, the train is anticipated to start from Howrah at 5:50 AM. It will reach Puri by 11:50 AM.
The Puri Howrah Vande Bharat Express will start from Puri at 2:30 PM and will reach Howrah by 8:30 PM. The distance between Howrah and Puri is 499 km, and the Puri Vande Bharat Express aspires to cover it within 6 hours.
Ticket Price For the Puri Howrah Vande Bharat Express
The Howrah Puri Vande Bharat Express is a premium train; hence, you can book from only two options. Either you can choose to book an AC chair car, or you can choose to go for the executive chair car, which is a more premium choice. For the Puri Howrah Vande Bharat Express AC chair car at the moment, you will have to pay a price of Rs. 1395 for one person for one route.
On the other hand, if you choose to book a ticket in the executive chair car in Puri – Howrah Vande Bharat Train, then it will cost you Rs. 2515. The executive chair car option has a premium choice of seating, like rotatable chairs, and a more premium leg space. The entire train is an air condition chair car. However, it is indeed quite luxurious.
If we go by the latest reports, it is anticipated that the Puri Howrah Vande Bharat Express will start on the 25th of May and will be a daily train. It is expected that this will probably be one of the most popular and fastest trains on the route, and hence it is advised to book at least a couple of months prior.