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Gour Express

Gour Express (/Gour Link Express)
Overview
Service type Express
Locale West Bengal
Current operator(s) Eastern Railways
Route
Start Sealdah (SDAH)
Stops 12 upto Maldah, 20 upto Balurghat
End Malda Town (MLDT) and Balurghat (BLGT)
Distance travelled 444 km
Average journey time 10 hours
Service frequency Daily
On-board services
Class(es) First AC, Second AC, Third AC, Sleeper, Unreserved
Seating arrangements Available
Sleeping arrangements Available
Auto-rack arrangements Available
Observation facilities Large Windows
Baggage facilities Available
Technical
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 43 km/h (27 mph) average with halts

Gour Express is an interstate mail/express type train of Indian Railways connecting the city Kolkata with the cities of Malda and Balurghat. The train covers a distance of 349 Kilometers up to Malda and an additional distance of 95 Kilometers up to Balurghat at an average speed of 43 kilometres per hour. It is hauled by WDM-2/WDM 3A class locomotives of Indian Railways. AC First class,AC two tier,AC three tier,General class of coaches are available in it, all of them except General requires reservation. Tatkal scheme is available, but Pantry car is not there.

Important stoppages

  1. Sealdah
  2. Naihati jn.
  3. Bandel jn.
  4. Burdwan
  5. Bolpur
  6. Rampurhat
  7. Nalhati Jn.
  8. New Farakka Junction
  9. Malda Town
  10. Buniadpur
  11. Balurghat

Timings

  1. 13153 leaves Sealdah around 22:15 everyday and reaches Malda Town at 6:15 next day and then it arrives through a slip route towards Balurghat and reaches there at 9:40
  2. 13154 departs Balurghat arourd 17:05 everyday and arrives Malda Town around 21:15 and from there it departs around 21:35 and reaches Sealdah at 5:20 next day.

References

http://www.indianrail.gov.in/

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