|First service||May 13, 2012|
|Average journey time||6 hours & 45 minutes|
|Service frequency||6 days each week|
Kalni Express (Train no. 773/774) is an intercity train which runs between Dhaka (capital of Bangladesh) and Sylhet (north-eastern major city). Kalni Express was conceived to be the non stop train of Dhaka-Sylhet route of Bangladesh Railway but it has since lost that status.
Kalni Express made its inaugural run on 15 May 2012 with a view to meet demands of increasing passengers of Dhaka-Sylhet route . The train started its inaugural journey with total 12 carriages including an AC carriage.
The train runs between Dhaka and Sylhet district while touching other districts like Kishoreganj, Brahmanbaria, Habiganj and Maulavibazar. It departs Dhaka railway station at 03:00 PM (Bangladesh Standard Time) and arrives Sylhet at 09:30 PM. In return trip, it departs Sylhet at 06:15 AM and arrives Dhaka at 01:00 PM. Friday is the weekly holiday of this train.