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SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
INAUGURATION OF PURI-HOWRAH VANDE BHARAT EXPRESS
Kolkata, 17th May, 2023:
Puri-Howrah Vande Bharat Express will be flagged off by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi through video conferencing on 18.05.2023. Sri Ashwini Vaishnaw, Hon’ble Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics & Information Technology, Govt. of India and other dignitaries will be present at Puri Station.
On the inaugural day i.e. on 18.05.2023, the train will run from Puri to Howrah as Vande Bharat Special with Train No.02896.
The regular run of 22895/22896 Howrah-Puri-Howrah Vande Bharat Express will commence from 20.05.2023 both from Howrah and Puri. The train will run six days a week, except Thursday.
22895 Howrah-Puri Vande Bharat Express will depart from Howrah at 06.10 hrs and will reach Puri at 12.35 hrs, the same day. In the return direction, 22896 Puri-Howrah Vande Bharat Express will depart from Puri at 13.50 hrs and will arrive Howrah at 20.30 hrs, the same day.
The train with 16 (sixteen) coaches will stop at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Khurda Road stations between Howrah and Puri.
Booking for 22895 Howrah-Puri Vande Bharat Express is already available through PRS and Internet.