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Alternative route to NJP and Guwahati

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Due to flood in West Bengal, Assam and Bihar, all trains towards NJP and Guwahati are cancelled. Railway communication with North east is totally cut off. All trains has been cancelled up to 31st August.

Here is an alternate route which can be used to travel towards NJP or Guwahati via Katihar or Malda.

NFR is running two special trains between Dalkhola and Guwahati. These will run till 31st August.
1. 05607 Dalkhola – Guwahati special. Dep. time at Dalkhola 6.30 am
2. 05609 Dalkhola – Dibrugarh special. Dep time at Dalkhola 6.00 PM.

Dalkhola can be reached via Raiganj. Trains are available from Katihar to Ragainj. Two passenger trains and 2 express trains are running between Katihar and Raiganj. From Raiganj, plenty of buses available towards Dalkhola.

These four train trains currently running from Katihar to Raiganj.
55727 Dep. Katihar at 6.15, arvl at Raiganj at 8.21
55729 Dep. Katihar at 14.15, arrives at Raiganj at 16.16
22488 Dep. Katihar at 05.45, arrives at Raiganj at 07.00
03157 Dep. Katihar at 06.45 arrives at Raiganj at 08.45

Please post your question/query in the comment section, I will glad to answer.

One more 3AC in Radhikapur-Kolkata Express

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Public of Uttar Dinajpur were demanding en extra sleeper coach and and a 3AC coach since long time. Eastern Railway has decided to add an extra 3AC coach in 13145/13146 Kolkata-Radhikapur. The permanent 3AC coach will be added from Kolkata side on June 13 and from June 14th it will added from Radhikapur Side.

Radhikapur 3AC Coach

A new train to Vaishno Devi, Katra

Friday, May 27th, 2016

A new train 15655/56 Kamakhya-Shri Mata Vaisho Devi Katra Express (Weekly) flagged off by Hon’ble PM Shri Suresh Prabhu today May 27, 2016.

This train will be very useful for people of Uttar Dinajpur too, specially for Raiganj and Kaliyaganj. This train is running via Barsoi and have stoppage at Barsoi. So, people who wants to visit Mata Vaishno Devi and/or Kashmir have the best option now.


Time Table/Route:
Train will start from Kamakhya at 10:45 a.m. on each Sunday and reach at Barsoi Jn at 8:20 p.m. (Sunday) and depart at 8:20 p.m. It will run via Katihar, Barauni Junction, Darbhanga Junction, Gorakhpur Junction, Moradabad Junction, Ludhiana Junction, Jammu Tawi, Udhampur and finally will reach Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra on Tuesday at 4:00pm.

People of Raiganj, Kaliyagaj and other parts of the area can easily catch the train from Barsoi by 13146 Radhikapur-Kolkata Express or 55730 Radhikapur-Katihar Passenger.

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Kamakhya Junction, Goalpara Town, New Bongaigaon Junction, Kokrajhar, New Alipurduar, New Cooch Behar Junction Dhupguri, New Jalpaiguri Junction, KishanGanj, Barsoi Junction, Katihar Junction, Naugachia, Khagaria Junction, Begusarai, Barauni Junction, Samastipur Junction, Laheria Sarai, Darbhanga Junction, Sitamarhi Junction, Raxaul Junction, Sagauli, Narkatiaganj Junction, Kaptanganj Junction, Gorakhpur Junction, Khalilabad, Basti, Gonda Junction, Sitapur Cantt., Bareilly Junction, Moradabad Junction, Laksar Junction, Saharanpur Junction, Ambala Cantt. Junction, Ludhiana Junction,Jalandhar Cantt. Junction, Pathankot Cantt, Jammu Tawi, Udhampur, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra

Radhikapur- Delhi (ANVT) Link Express from 8th February

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

After a long wait, finally 22487 Radhikapur – Anand Vihar Daily Link Express and 22488 Anand Vihar – Radhikapur Daily Link Express is starting from 8th February.

Seemanchal express train was first introduced in 2008-2009 budget and was started on 5th January 2009 with number 4019/4020. Its auxilary train 4019A/4020A were running between Jogbani and Delhi. But just after couple of trips, the main train between Radhikapur and Delhi was suspended. The auxiliary train between Jogbani and Delhi became a regular train with number 12487/12488.

In place of a regular train to Delhi, people of Uttar Dinajpur got a weekly link train 25715 which is linked to Garib Nawaz Express.

In Railway budget 2013-14, Union Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal re-announced the same train.

So, now people of Uttar Dinajpur got their own train back after 5 years.

This train will run daily from Radhikapur to Delhi (Anand Vihar Terminal) and will stop at Kaliyaganj, Raiganj, Barsoi, Salmari, Sonalli, KATIHAR JN (KIR), NAUGACHIA (NNA), KHAGARIA JN (KGG), BEGU SARAI (BGS), PATNA JN (PNBE), DILDARNAGAR JN (DLN), MUGHAL SARAI JN (MGS), ALLAHABAD JN (ALD), KANPUR CENTRAL (CNB), TUNDLA JN (TLD), GHAZIABAD (GZB), ANAND VIHAR TRM (ANVT).

Time Table of Radhikapur-Anandvihar (Delhi) Link Express

Radhikapur-Anandvihar (Delhi) Link Express

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Time Table updated on 1st Oct 2015

Coach Composition:
AC 3 Tier -01,
Sleeper Class-03,
General Class-02,
Disabled Friendly Second Class Cum Luggage Van-02.
Total: 08

Time Table: 22487 Radhikapur-Anand Vihar Terminal

KALIYAGANJ (KAJ) 20.12 20.14
RAIGANJ (RGJ) 20.31 20.36
BARSOI (BOE) 20.55 20.57
SALMARI (SRI) 21.13 21.15
SONALLI (SI) 21.40 21.42
KATIHAR JN (KIR) 22:30 23:10
NAUGACHIA (NNA) 23:56 23:57
KHAGARIA JN (KGG) 01:01 01:06
BEGU SARAI (BGS) 01:32 01:33
PATNA JN (PNBE) 05:10 05:20
DILDARNAGAR JN (DLN) 07:40 07:42
MUGHAL SARAI JN (MGS) 09:17 09:13
ALLAHABAD JN (ALD) 11:50 11:55
KANPUR CENTRAL (CNB) 14:15 14:25
TUNDLA JN (TLD) 17:06 17:09
GHAZIABAD (GZB) 20:20 20:22

Total Journey time: 25 hours.

Time Table: 22488 Anand Vihar Terminal-Radhikapur

GHAZIABAD (GZB) 08:04 08:06
TUNDLA JN (TLD) 10:25 10:27
KANPUR CENTRAL (CNB) 13:45 13:55
ALLAHABAD JN (ALD) 16:45 16:55
MUGHAL SARAI JN (MGS) 19:45 20:05
DILDARNAGAR JN (DLN) 20:51 20:53
PATNA JN (PNBE) 23:25 23:35
BEGU SARAI (BGS) 02:19 02:20
KHAGARIA JN (KGG) 02:58 02:59
NAUGACHIA (NNA) 03:58 03:59
KATIHAR JN (KIR) 05:20 05:45
SONALLI (SI) 06.01 06.03
SALMARI (SRI) 06.17 06.19
BARSOI (BOE) 06.40 6.42
RAIGANJ (RGJ) 07.00 07.05
KALIYAGANJ (KAJ) 07.45 07.47


Radhikapur-Kolkata Listed Among 25 Most Popular Trains

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

rahikapur-express According a notice published in news papers by Eastern Railway, 13145/6 Kolkata-Radhikapur secured a place in the top 25 ‘popular train’ list by Eastern Railway.

SMS 139 – Now get more railway information

Friday, April 26th, 2013

“PNR <10 Digit PNR Number>”

Example: AD 13146 03523
Result: Train arrival and departure at Raiganj

Example: TIME 13146
Result: Time table of train 13146

Example: SEAT 13145 300412 033 03523 SL GN
Result: Seat availability of train 13145 (Kolkata -Radhikapur Express) on 30-04-2012 from 033 (Kolkata) to 03523 (Raiganj) Sl class, General quota.

“FARE 15715 280412 03523 011 SL GN”
Result: FARE of 15715 (Radhikapur Delhi link express) on 28-04-2012 from 03523 (Raiganj) to 011 (Delhi) in Sleeper Class General quota.

Example: “PLATFORM 55730 06452”
Result: Expected platform for train 55730 (Radhikapur – Katihar Passenger) at Katihar Junction

Example: SPOT 75707
Result: Current running location of train number 75705 (Radhikapur NJP (Siliguri) MEMU.

Radhikapur – Siliguri Jn DEMU Time Table

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

Updated on Oct 1, 2015

According to the latest TimeTable, with effect from Oct 1, 2015, The train’s schedule has been changed. Terminating station also has been changed. Now it is not going upto New Jalpaiguri, short terminating at Siliguri Jn.

75707,RADHIKAPUR-Siliguri Jn DEMU

RADHIKAPUR Starting Station 07:45
KALIYANGANJ 08:00 08:02
RAIGANJ 08:26 08:28
BARSOI JN 08:58 09:08
KISHANGANJ 10:54 10:56
ALUABARI ROAD 11:25 11:27
THAKURGANJ 11:55 11:57
GALGALIA 12:15 12:16
NAKSALBARI 12:51 12:53
BAGHDOGRA 13:10 13:12
SILIGURI JN 02:00 Destination

75708, Siliguri Jn -RADHIKAPUR DEMU

SILIGURI JN Starting Station 17:00
BAGHDOGRA 17:22 17:24
NAKSALBARI 17:37 17:39
GALGALIA 18:14 18:15
THAKURGANJ 18:33 18:35
ALUABARI ROAD 19:10 19:12
KISHANGANJ 19:40 19:42
Dalkhola 20:10 20:12
Telta 20:21 20:22
BARSOI JN 21:05 21:15
RAIGANJ 21:48 21:50
KALIYANGANJ 22:20 22:22
RADHIKAPUR 22:45 Destination Station

Additional stoppages

Train will also stop at all these stations in the route:
Dalimgaon, Bangalbari, Bamangram, Jhitkia, Kachna, Dhachna, Sudhani, Telta, Kanki, Panjipara, Pothia, Taiabpur, Piprithan, Adhikari, Batasi, Naksalbari, Matigara.

Train Route:

Radhikapur-Kaliyaganj (13 KM)- Raiganj (33 KM)- Barsoi 54 KM
Barsoi – Kishanganj (112 KM) – Aluabari Road (142KM) *
Aluabari Road – Thakurganj (162 KM) – Bagdogra (208 KM) – Siliguri Jn (218KM)

* Train will change normal Barsoi-NJP route here. In place of going through Dhulabari, Dumdangi, Nijbari, Rangapani route it will go through Thakurganj Galgalia, Naksalbari, Bagdogra, Siliguri Jn, Jew Jalpaiguri rout.

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Radhikapur Express took 6 hours to reach Raiganj from Malda

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Our ‘Express’ train is breaking all records of speed. It took 6 hours to reach Ragainj from Malda on 7th January. 110KM in 6hrs ~ 18KM/hr. In school days my bicycle was faster than this..

Six new rail lines for West Bengal, three for other states –

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Six new rail lines for West Bengal, three for other states
The six new lines for West Bengal are Tarakeshwar-Magra, Hasanabad-Hingalganj, Balurghat-Hilli, Kaliyaganj-Buniadpur, Bowaichandi-Arambagh and the

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