Bhopal


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The Bhopal – Bilaspur Express/Passenger( بهوبال - بيلاسبور)or 'Bilaspur'(भोपाल-बिलासपुर एक्सप्रेस) is an express passenger train service running between Bhopal Junction railway station of Bhopal City, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh and Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh (formerly in Madhya Pradesh)

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Number and Nomenclature

The number provided for the train is :

The train is commonly referred as Bilaspur on both the sites which signifies the name of the city of its destination and origin.

Arrival and Departure Info.

Bhopal - Bilaspur Express speeding 73 km/h between Bina Junction and Khurai Railway Station

The train operates daily from both the sides. Train number 18235 departs from Bhopal Junction daily at 08:00 hrs, while on return, Train number 18236 arrives to Bhopal Nishatpura railway station in Bhopal at 17:30 hrs.

Route and Halts

The train runs on the Bina - Katni Rail Route. There are more than 63 halts of this train. The train in spite of halting at main railway station of the cities, also halt at sub-urban railway stations. The major halts include :

Coach Composite

The train consist a total number of 19 coaches generally which comprises :

  • 1 AC II TIER
  • 1 AC III TIER
  • 1 FIRST CLASS COACH
  • 1 CHAIR CAR
  • 5 SLEEPER
  • 8 GENERAL
  • 1 LADIES SPECIAL COACH
  • 1 LUGGAGE/BRAKE VAN

Average Speed and Frequency

As the train is an Express cum. Passenger train, therefore the speed of the train during UP/DOWN route varies. Train no.18235 Bhopal - Bilaspur Express gives average speed of 45 km/h from Bhopal Junction till Khurai Railway Station. While from Khurai Sumreri (the suburban railway station of Khurai), till Bilaspur, it reduces its speed to 30 km/h, halting at each minor and major stoppage. Train no.18236 Bilaspur - Bhopal Passenger is totally a Passenger train which halt at each and every halt till Bhopal with an average speed of 28 km/h.

The train operates daily from both the cities and covers the distance of 720 km in 23 hours.

Slip Service (link express)

  • 18229/18230 Bhopal - Chirmiri Passenger

Trivia

  • It is always overcrowded on Bina - Katni Rail Route.
  • The train use Bhilai WAP 3 LOCO as well as BHEL BHAPLE, BHOPAL LOCO.

Other trains from Bhopal to Bilaspur

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References


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