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Anga Express (12254): Train Schedule, Food Options and Fare Details

Anga Express is the only train which connects the Bhagalpur “The Silk City of Bihar” to the “IT Hub of India” Bengaluru. Anga express is the single train which runs between the Bhagalpur and Yesvantpur junction. The train has its scheduled departure at 13:30 and reaches its destination station in the morning of the third day at 13:30. Anga Express (12254) crosses 26 stations en route. In spite of being a long journey train, there is no pantry car facility. Here’ comes the crucial role of e- catering services which has proved to be a blessing for the passengers who are looking for best food options in train to order and enjoy them directly at their seat.

About Anga Express (12254): Train Details

  • Anga Express (12254)– Bhagalpur to Yesvantpur Junction
  • Classes – 2A, 3A, SL
  • Anga express running days: Wednesday
  • Stops – 27
  • Duration – 43 hours 35 minutes
  • Type – Mail/ Express
  • Pantry – Yes
  • Total Distance: 2474 km


Station name (code) Arrives Departs
Bhagalpur (BGP) 13:30
Jamalpur Junction (JMP) 14:35 14:40
Abhaipur (AHA) 14:59 15:00
Kiul Junction (KIUL) 16:10 16:40
Jasidih Junction (JSME) 18:12 18:15
Madhupur Junction (MDP) 18:40 18:42
Asansol Junction (ASN) 20:10 20:15
Barddhaman Junction (BWN) 21:37 21:39
Howrah Junction (HWH) 23:05 23:30
Kharagpur Junction (KGP) 01:10 01:15
Balasore (BLS) 02:40 02:42
Bhadrakh (BHC) 03:40 03:42
Cuttack (CTC) 05:10 05:15
Bhubaneswar (BBS) 05:55 06:00
Khurda Road Junction (KUR) 06:30 06:45
Brahmapur (BAM) 08:23 08:25
Vizianagram Junction (VZM) 11:40 11:55
Duvvada (DVD) 13:17 13:18
Rajamundry (RJY) 15:51 15:53
Vijayawada Junction (BZA) 18:43 18:45
Ongole (OGL) 20:59 21:00
Nellore (NLR) 22:14 22:15
Gudur Junction (GDR) 23:41 23:43
Katpadi Junction (KPD) 03:35 03:37
Jolarpettai (JTJ) 04:50 04:55
Krishnarajapurm (KJM) 07:28 07:30
Yesvantpur Junction (YPR) 09:05 Ends

Anga Express Ticket Booking:
Since Anga Express is a weekly long distance train, it is suggested to book tickets 120 days of ARP (Advance Reservation Period) for a confirm ticket. PNR confirmation prediction for the train is Low/Medium. You might face immense problem in getting confirm tickets of this train. Check Live PNR updates from RailMitra app if your ticket is in RAC or waitlist status. You can also check 12253 Anga express seat availability status in advance and go for ticket booking.

12254 ANGA EXPRESS Fare Details:
Anga express has 1 AC 2 Tier, 4 AC 2 tier, 4 general class carriage and 10 Non-AC sleeper class and a pantry car to order food for train journey. Ticket fares are as follows:
For General
2AC: INR 3,305
3AC: INR 2,275
SL: INR 875
GN: INR 470
For Tatkal:
2AC: INR 3,725
3AC: INR 2,590
SL: INR 1,025

Anga Express Train Journey: Day 1
Angar Express departs from Bhagalpur junction from the Day 1 at 13:30 and covers some destinations of Bihar like Jamalpur, Abhaipur and Kiul junction. After crossing these two stations the train stops at Kiul junction for 30 minutes. Kiul is one of the major railway junctions of Danapur Division of the East Central Railway. When train crosses the kiul station, you can order food in train at Kiul Station and make your evening colorful with your favorite cuisines at your seat. After departing from kiul junction, it touches the borders of Jharkhand. The train crosses from the dense woods of Jharkhand having stoppages at Jasidih Junction, and Madhupur Junction. By the evening (18:42), the train departs from Madhupur station and paves it way to enter Bengal. The major stations of West Bengal covered during the journey are Asansol Junction, Barddhaman Junction and Howrah junction. The train reaches at Howrah Junction by 23:05 in the midnight halts for 25 minutes. Howrah station is situated on the bank of river Hooghly. It is one of the oldest and largest station complexes of India and one of the most important railway stations of the West Bengal, serving the twin cities Howarh and Kolkata. There’re many station covered during the midnight like:
Kharagpur Junction (KGP): Reaches at 01:10 with a stoppage of 5 minutes
Balasore (BLS): Reaches at 02:40 with a stoppage of 2 Minutes
Bhadrakh (BHC): Reaches at 03:40 with a stoppage of 2 minutes
Cuttack (CTC): Reaches at 05:10 with a stoppage of 5 minutes

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Anga Express Train Journey: Day 2
You have entered the land of Odisha. The beauty of Odisha is eye-catching as it is rich in beaches, coastline, lakes and some religious site. The second day journey begins from Khurda Road junction at 06:30 in the morning. You can have morning tea in the train. There are number of food stalls in the station premises and vendors who start selling breakfast items. It is one of most important railway Junction in the India state of Odisha. The major station en route which arrives after six hours of long journey is the Vizianagram Junction at 11:40. The train stops for about 15 minutes. Since the train has no pantry car you can order lunch in train at Vizianagram station an hour before its arrival. Avoid those unhygienic food options sold at the station. As we know that e-catering service is a survivor in longer journey, it’s the best option to order food online of your choice and enjoy them at your seat. After enjoying your favorite cuisine, get ready to witness the fourth largest state of India, Andhra Pradesh. It covers the plains of the Eastern Ghats and the train crosses through the belt with thick vegetation areas, tunnels and also shares a part of the coastal areas of Bay of Bengal making your journey enchanting and double you fun. By 03:51 the train will stop at Rajahmundry for 2 minutes where you can have some snacks and sweet and spicy food items for making your evening little spicy. The next destination is the Vijayawada- “The Gold Rated station”.

From Bhagalpur to Vijayawada you have covered 1,725 kms of distance. It reaches at Vijayawada by 18:45 where train halts for 10 to 15 minutes. It holds the credit of the largest Railway junctions in South India. You can see the vendors selling cashews and raisins of superior quality. The place is also famous for appetizing fruits and sweets. Other major stations of Andhra Pradesh crossing on the second day of the journey are.
Ongole (OGL): Reaches at 20:59 having a stoppage of 1 Minute.
Nellore (NLR): Reaches at 22:14 having a stoppage of 1 Minute.
Gudur Junction (GDR): Reaches at 23:41 having a stoppage of 1 minute.
Katpadi Junction (KPD): Reaches at 03:35 with a stoppage of 2 minutes.
Jolarpettai (JTJ): Reaches at 04:50 with a stoppage of 5 minutes.

Anga Express Train Journey: Day 3
You have entered Karnataka! The train reaches Krishnarajapurm (KJM) at 07:28 in the morning and finally to Yesvantpur Junction (YPR) junction at 09:05 AM. It is located to the North of Malleswaram and west to Hebbal. If you stay at Yesvantpur you can get a BMTC bus or Volvo to reach to your destination. However, there’re many busses and Volvo available to reach Kempegowda Bus Station (Opposite to Bengaluru Junction) and get a connecting bus for your destination in Bangalore. Anga Express (12254) is the only train which runs weekly from Bhagalpur to Yesvantpur Junction (Bengaluru). The city is well-connected via different means of transportation. It is one of the most interesting journeys via train which gives plethora of mesmerizing views of natural beauty. These three days of journey with no pantry car sounds haunting but after introduction of e-catering service provides desired food items to the passenger on their seat. So, plan a trip to Bengaluru and explore the IT city.

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