Bilaspur New Delhi Bilaspur Rajdhani Express train

Rajdhani Express trains were introduced in the year 1969 for providing high-speed connections up to 140 kilometers speed from New Delhi to the various state capital cities of India.

The speed varies depending upon the particular track section. This class of train has very limited stoppages along its journey. This also was the first group of trains with all its coaches being air-conditioned. These trains get the highest priority on the Indian railway network. Passengers are served complimentary meals during the journey. Depending on the duration and timings of the journey, these could include lunch, evening tea with snacks, dinner, morning tea and breakfast.

The Bilaspur New Delhi Bilaspur Rajdhani Express halts at Raipur, Durg, Rajnandgaon, Gondia, Nagpur, Bhopal and Jhansi on both sides of its journey.

This train consists of three classes of journey viz. 1st AC, 2nd AC, and 3 Tier AC. Comprehensive details of this train are provided underneath.

Bilaspur New Delhi Bilaspur Rajdhani Express Train
Details Bilaspur New Delhi Rajdhani Express New Delhi Bilaspur Rajdhani Express
Train Number 12441 12442
Train Name BSP NDLS RAJ EX BILASPUR RJDHNI
Days of Run Monday, Thursday Tuesday, Saturday
Originating station Bilaspur Junction New Delhi Railway station
Departure Time 1400 Hrs 1545 Hrs
Destination Station New Delhi Railway station Bilaspur Junction
Arrival time 1045 Hrs 1200 Hrs
Time taken 20 Hours and 50 Minutes 20 Hours and 15 Minutes
Average Running Speed 72.34 Kilometers per hour 74.13 Kilometers per hour
Distance covered 1501 kilometers 1501 kilometers
Fare 1st AC Rs 4370 Rs 4230
Fare AC 2 tier Rs 2570 Rs 2480
Fare AC 3 Tier Rs 1870 Rs 1775

Bilaspur Junction Railway Station

Station Code BSP

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Bilaspur then prefix it with the STD Code of Bilaspur, which is 07752. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 07752131.

Bilaspur Railway Station was built in 1890.The then it was under BNR (Bengal-Nagpur Railway) jurisdiction. Presently it is in Mumbai-Howrah busy trunk line. All train stops here plus certain trains originate & terminate from here out of which the Chhattisgarh express (Amritsar-Bilaspur) is a very old train. The name of the district has been derived from the city of Bilaspur, the administrative headquarters of the district. The name ‘Bilaspur’ originated from Bilasa, a fisherwoman who founded it according to a legend.

The area which comprises present-day Bilaspur District was under the control of the Bhonsla Rajas of Nagpur until 1818 and was governed by a Maratha ‘Subah’ (district officer). In 1818, the British started administering the area on behalf of the Raghuji III who was minor. The area was administered by a commissioner. In 1853, after the death of Raghuji III, British annexed the Nagpur Kingdom to British India as Nagpur Province, and in 1861 when the new Central Provinces was carved out, Bilaspur was organized into a separate district. In October 1903, a new province ‘The Central Provinces and Berar’ was constituted and Bilaspur District became a part of the Chattisgarh Division of the province. In October 1905, on transfer of Sambalpur District to Bengal Province, Chandrapur-Padampur and Malkhurda estates were transferred to Bilaspur District. In 1906, when the Durg district was formed, a part of the Mungeli Tahsil was transferred to the new district. Also, another part of the district was transferred to the Raipur District. On 25 May 1998, the original Bilaspur District was split into 3 smaller districts, present Bilaspur, Korba, and Janjgir-Champa.

Amenities at Bilaspur Junction Railway station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation offices
  • Tourist information centers
  • Medical and general shops
  • Restaurants
  • Book stall and STD / PCO booths
  • Wheel chairs and stretchers

Places of Tourist attraction in and around Bilaspur Junction Railway Station

Ratanpur was once the capital of Chhattisgarh. It is situated about 25 km from Bilaspur on the Katghora Road. According to the locals, the place had an importance in all the 4 yugs (ages) of Hinduism – Sat yug, Treta yug, Dwaapar yug and Kal yug. The ruins of an old fort can also be seen here. An 11th century temple, dedicated to Goddess Mahamaya, is also located in Ratanpur. The temple was built during the reign of Calturi the king of Raja Ratnadev. Mallhar is about 14 km from Bilaspur. It has remains from 1,000 BC onwards. 10th and 11th century temples can also be seen here. The Pataleswar Kedar Temple & the Gomukhi shivling is the main attraction here. The Didneswari Temple belongs to the Kalchuri regime. The Deor Temple has artistic idols. Talagram, about 25 km from Bilaspur, is known for its “Deorani-Jethani” temple. This has a huge seven foot high statue, that’s four feet wide and weighs eight tons.The place has a museum of old sculptures, which is managed by the Central Government.

New Delhi Railway Station

Station Code NDLS

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

Train Arrival & Dep 133

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Delhi then prefix it with the STD Code of Delhi / New Delhi which is 011. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 011131.

The New Delhi Railway Station, station code NDLS, is the main railway station in Delhi. New Delhi Station is the second busiest, and one of the largest, in India. It handles over 300 trains each day, from 16 platforms. The New Delhi station holds the record for the largest route interlocking system in the world. The station is about two kilometers north of Connaught Place, in central Delhi..

Amenities at New Delhi railway station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation office
  • Tea stalls
  • Refreshment room both vegetarian and non vegetarian
  • Book stalls
  • STD / PCO booth
  • G.R.P office
  • Cyber cafe
  • Wheel chairs and stretchers

Distances of major landmarks from New Delhi railway station

Indira Gandhi International Airport is 22 kilometers, India Gate 5 kilometers, Connaught Place 2 kilometers, Karol Bagh 3 kilometers, Red Fort 4 kilometers, Parliament House 4 kilometers, Rashtrapati Bhawan 5 kilometers, Qutub Minar 15 kilometers, Mehrauli 16 kilometers, NOIDA 15 kilometers, Ghaziabad 27 kilometers, Gurgaon 29 kilometers, and Faridabad 28 kilometers from this railway station.

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