12301/12302 Howrah – New Delhi – Howrah Rajdhani Express is provided with Wi-Fi facility. This train travels over Eastern, East Central, North Central and Northern Railway covering the States of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
Satellite Communication technology used in 12301/12302 Howrah – New Delhi – Howrah Rajdhani Express is capital intensive with annual recurring costs in the form of bandwidth charges.
A pilot project to provide Wi-Fi facility in 6 rakes of Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains has been undertaken to explore cost effective solution. All Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto category trains will be provided with Wi-Fi facility after identifying suitable cost effective technology.