Hemkunt Special 04609 train route

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Class - 2A 3A SL 2S

Rishikesh to Vaishno Devi Katra Hemkunt Special 04609 train schedule cloud_download

Station
Arrival
Departure
HaltAvg. Delay*DayDistancePlatform
1 Rishikesh
( RKSH )
Starts
-N.A1 0 km 3
2 Virbhadra
( VRH )
1 5 km 1
3 Raiwala
( RWL )
1 11 km 2
4 Motichur
( MOTC )
1 18 km 1
5 Haridwar Jn
( HW )
1 23 km 2
6 Roorkee
( RK )
1 64 km 3
7 Saharanpur
( SRE )
1 99 km 6
8 YAMUNANAGAR JUD
( YJUD )
1 129 km 3
9 Ambala Cant Jn
( UMB )
1 180 km 6
10 Chandigarh
( CDG )
1 225 km 3
11 SAHIBZADA ASNGR
( SASN )
1 236 km 1
12 Ludhiana Jn
( LDH )
1 337 km 4
13 Jalandhar Cant
( JRC )
2 390 km 1
14 Tanda Urmar
( TDO )
2 432 km 4
15 Mukerian
( MEX )
2 463 km 2
16 Pathankot Cantt
( PTKC )
2 502 km 2
17 Kathua
( KTHU )
2 525 km 2
18 Hira Nagar
( HRNR )
2 554 km 2
19 Samba
( SMBX )
2 569 km 2
20 Jammu Tawi
( JAT )
2 601 km 1
21 Udhampur
( UHP )
N.A2 654 km 1
22 Vaishno Devi Katra
( SVDK )
Ends
-N.A2 679 km -
*Note: Average delay is average of delays calculated over previous 7 days.
Platform no. is indicative only. Please re-check platform info at the station before boarding train.

Rishikesh to Vaishno Devi Katra Hemkunt Special 04609 timing

Hemkunt Special (04609) runs from Rishikesh to Vaishno Devi Katra. It departs from Rishikesh station (RKSH) at from platform 3 and arrives at Vaishno Devi Katra station (SVDK) at . Hemkunt Special takes 13 hrs 40 mints to cover the distance of 679 km between Rishikesh and Vaishno Devi Katra. It is a non-superfast train. The average speed of this train is 49 kmph. It has classes Second AC (2A), Third AC (3A), Sleeper (SL) and Second Seater (2S). This train runs daily. Final chart for Hemkunt Special is prepared at Rishikesh usually 3-4 hours before train departure time.

About Vaishno Devi Katra

Vaishno Devi is located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir (Jammu region). Vaishno Devi temple is one of the most popular religious spot in India. More than 10 million pilgrims visit Vaishno Devi every year. The temple is located on a 2800 ft high Trikuta Mountain. To go to Vaishno Devi, you first go to Jammu (a major railway head in North India). From Jammu, travel by road to Katra - 50 km. Katra serves as the base camp for pilgrims who visit Vaishno Devi. At Katra, one has to register for the Yatra. Around Katra, there are many caves where Devis (Goddesses) and Devatas (Gods) of Hindu mythology prefer to stay. Also one can visit Shiv Khori Gufa - some 4 hours drive on dusty and rough road. The cave is more than 150 mts long and there is a Svayambhu Lingum, which constantly baths in a milky lime fluid dripping from the ceiling. The route from Jammu to Shiv Khori is full of beautiful and picturesque mountains, waterfalls and lakes. Nearest airport from Vaishno Devi is in Jammu, just 34 km away.