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Posted: Jan 01 2018 (19:24)

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Jan 01 2018 (19:24)   53045/Mayurakshi Fast Passenger (UnReserved)
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Entry# 2959699            Tags   Past Edits
◾53047 is placed on Platform No.6 of Howrah at around 16:00 Hrs., seats get filled immediately.
◾Passengers from Bandel/Barddhaman gets connection with 12339/12340 Coalfield Express at Panagarh or Durgapur
•If You want to board 12339, you can board 53047 at Bandel/Barddhaman (where Coalfield has no halt) and deboard at Panagarh and change to 12339 which comes 10 mins after it.
in return, if you want to ge down at Barddhaman/Bandel (where 12340 has no halt), you can get down at Panagarh from 12340 and board 53048 till Barddhaman/Bandel]
◾In spite of being a Passenger train, 53047 gets high priority in between Howrah and Siuri,after which it gets delayed, while 53048 usually remains On Time upto Hiwrah
◾Neat and clean coaches,clean toilets mostly.
◾Charging points present in few coaches (work well)
◾Introduced in 1984 as 217/218 Howrah-Sainthia Mayurakshi Express by Shri A.B.A Ghani Khan Chaudhary & Shri Pranab Mukherjee, ran with Electric traction between Howrah and Andal, thereafter diesel loco was given (extended to Rampurhat from 1988)
*During that time UP train departed Howrah at 16:25 & arrived Barddhaman at 17:47,ran via-Dankuni with NO STOPS between Howrah and Barddhaman.
*While DN train departed Barddhaman at 09:28 & arrived Howrah at 11:35,ran via-Bandel with NO STOPS between Barddhaman and Howrah (to avoid overtake by Bombay Mail via-Gaya in Chord line). Later commercial stop at Bandel was given.
*During 2000-04,up train departed Howrah at 16:50 & ran via-Dankuni
*It had few general coaches, some Reserved Chair Cars,AC Chair Car and even a Non-AC First Class
*During 2011-12,had Pataka Tea advertisement over all coaches.

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