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Blog Entry# 2959699
Posted: Jan 01 (19:24)

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Jan 01 (19:24)   53045/Mayurakshi Fast Passenger (UnReserved)

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➡️UP train is placed on Platform No:6 of Howrah at around 16:00 hours, seats get filled immediately.
*Stops at Liluah mainly for Workshop passengers.
*Passengers from/to Bandel/Barddhaman gets connection with 12339/12340 Coalfield Express at Panagarh or Durgapur
[i.e,if You want to board Coalfield,u can board this train at Bandel/Barddhaman (where Coalfield has no halt) and deboard at Panagarh and change to Coalfield which
comes 10 mins after it,
*SIMILARLY in return,if You want to ge down at Barddhaman/Bandel (where Coalfield has no halt),u can get down at Panagarh from Coalfield and board this train till Barddhaman/Bandel]
➡️In spite of being a passenger,gets high priority in between Howrah and Sainthia,UP train gets delayed after Siuri,while DN train usually runs ON TIME.
(when i travelled,it (DN) overtook late running Coalfield Exp at Mankar and once (DN) also overtaken Malda Intercity at Khana),was impressed by its aggressive run.
➡️Neat and clean coaches,clean toilets mostly.
➡️Charging points present in few coaches (work well)
➡️Originally introduced as 217/218 Howrah-Sainthia Mayurakshi Fast Passenger,ran with Electric traction between Howrah and Andal, thereafter diesel loco was given (later started to run till Rampurhat)
*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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