Kalka Mail Express 12312 is one of the oldest trains in India which operates under ‘East Indian Railway Mail.’ The train is operating since 1866. It has featured in the short story of Satyajit Ray, ‘BakshoRahasya’ (The Mystery of the Kalka Mail). The train covers the distance of 1,714 km. It is a superfast train which travels at a distance of 110 kmph.
Now the train is named as Kalka Mail 12312 and travels from Kalka to Howrah. The train stops at 38 stations. Chandigarh Junction, Kanpur Central, Karnal, Delhi Junction, Gaya Junction, and Dhanbad Junction are the major junctions where the Kalka Mail travels.
Why should you choose Kalka Mail Express 12312?
The Kalka Mail Express 12312 offers the fastest and on-time travel to the East India areas. The passengers can experience a pleasant travel on-board. There are many facilities offered on the train. Some of them are
- Pantry car attached to the train serves both veg and non-veg food options throughout the trip.
- The train has E-catering service in which meals can be booked at a reasonable
- The train has a clean seating arrangement, pathways, and washrooms.
- Charging slots are available for mobile and laptop.
About Kalka Mail Express 12312
The Kalka Mail Express 12312 has 24 coaches. The train includes traveling classes, 1st Class A/C, 2nd Class A/C, 3rd Class A/C, General Class, Sleeper Class, and one pantry car. The train operates daily and usually starts from platform number 1 in Kalka Station.
The train starts from Kalka at 11.55 am and reaches Howrah Junction at 7.55 am mostly in platform number 9 or 14 after travelling for 2 nights. The train takes 32 hours to cover the total distance. Many online travel portals offer easy ticket booking service for Kalka Mail Express 12312.
There is one more important thing about Kalka mail. It only depart after the arrival of Shiwalik Deluxe express which is the toy train comes from the side of Shimla. Even if Shiwalik Deluxe express is late Kalka mail only depart after its arrival.