Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Varanasi SpecialFare Special 04612 train schedule

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Vaishno Devi Katra to Varanasi Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Varanasi SpecialFare Special 04612 train schedule cloud_download

Station
Arrival
Departure
Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 Vaishno Devi Katra
( SVDK )
Starts
- N.A 1 0 km 2
2 Udhampur
( UHP )
N.A 2 25 km 1
3 Jammu Tawi
( JAT )
N.A 2 78 km 1
4 Pathankot Cantt
( PTKC )
N.A 2 177 km 1
5 Jalandhar Cant
( JRC )
N.A 2 290 km -
6 Ludhiana Jn
( LDH )
N.A 2 342 km 3
7 Ambala Cant Jn
( UMB )
N.A 2 456 km -
8 YAMUNANAGAR JUD
( YJUD )
N.A 2 506 km -
9 Saharanpur
( SRE )
N.A 2 537 km -
10 Moradabad
( MB )
N.A 2 730 km 2
11 Bareilly
( BE )
N.A 2 820 km 1
12 Lucknow
( LKO )
N.A 2 1055 km 5
13 Sultanpur
( SLN )
N.A 2 1195 km -
14 Varanasi Jn
( BSB )
Ends
- N.A 3 1338 km 5
*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.

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.

About Varanasi

Varanasi, Benaras or Kashi is the spritual capital of India. It grew as an important industrial centre, famous for its muslin and silk fabrics, perfumes, ivory works, and sculpture. Situated on the banks of Ganga, Varanasi has some 20000 temples including Kashi Vishwanath, Sankat Mochan and Durga Mandir. Pilgrims come to the ghats lining the Ganges to wash away sins in the sacred waters or to cremate their loved ones. Buddha gave his first sermon in Kashi. It is the site of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), which is one of the largest residential universities in Asia with over 20,000 students. Varanasi is served by Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport (VNS), which is approximately 26 km from the city centre in Babatpur. The Diesel Locomotive Works in Varanasi, India, is a production unit owned by Indian Railways, that manufactures diesel-electric locomotives and its spare parts. Varanasi Junction, commonly known as Varanasi Cantt Railway Station, is the city's largest train station. More than 360,000 passengers and 240 trains pass through each day.