Amritsar Chandigarh SF Express 12242 train schedule

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Runs Daily
No Pantry Car
Class - CC 2S

Amritsar to Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh SF Express 12242 train schedule cloud_download

Station
Arrival
Departure
Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 Amritsar Jn
( ASR )
Starts
- N.A 1 0 km 2
2 Beas
( BEAS )
N.A 1 42 km 2
3 Jalandhar City
( JUC )
N.A 1 79 km 2
4 Ludhiana Jn
( LDH )
N.A 1 136 km 1
5 SAHIBZADA ASNGR
( SASN )
N.A 1 237 km 1
6 Chandigarh
( CDG )
Ends
- N.A 1 248 km 3
*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.

Amritsar to Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh SF Express 12242 timing

Amritsar Chandigarh SF Express (12242) runs from Amritsar to Chandigarh. It departs from Amritsar Jn station (ASR) at from platform 2 and arrives at Chandigarh station (CDG) at on platform 3. Amritsar Chandigarh SF Express takes 4 hrs 10 mints to cover the distance of 248 km between Amritsar and Chandigarh. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 59 kmph. It has classes Chair Car (CC) and Second Seater (2S). This train runs daily. Final chart for Amritsar Chandigarh SF Express is prepared at Amritsar usually 3-4 hours before train departure time.

Amritsar Chandigarh SF Express 12242 route

Amritsar Chandigarh SF Express starts from Amritsar Jn (ASR) at , reaches Beas (BEAS) at , Jalandhar City (JUC) at , Ludhiana Jn (LDH) at and SAHIBZADA ASNGR (SASN) at . It arrives at Chandigarh on same day at . It stops at 4 stations in its route between Amritsar Jn and Chandigarh. Passengers use 12242 Amritsar Chandigarh SF Express to travel mostly from Amritsar to Chandigarh, Jalandhar City to Chandigarh, Ludhiana to Chandigarh, Beas to Chandigarh and Amritsar to Ludhiana.

About Amritsar

Amritsar is the holy city located in the Majha region of the Indian state of Punjab. The city is situated 456 km north-west of Delhi, the national capital. This city shares the border (Wagah Border) with Pakistan. Pakistan's closest city to Amritsar is Lahore. It is the spiritual and cultural centre for the Sikh religion. Amritsar is famous for Golden temple also known as Harmandir Sahib. This important Sikh shrine attracts 100,000 visitors on weekdays. Amritsar is a food rich city. Amritsar is synonymous with Kulchas, the maida bread baked in a tandoor. Located beside the Golden Temple and the Wagah Border, the All India Famous Kulcha (yeah that's the name!) is a must-visit place to have the butter drenched, potato and cauliflower stuffed kulcha. Another famous foodie joint in the city is Kesar Da Dhaba which is located at Chowk Passian, a 10-minute walk from the Golden Temple. It is nothing short of an epicure's paradise. They serve the best maa ki daal, delicious lachcha paratha, palak paneer and the smoky baigan bharta. The city lies on the Grand Trunk Road which connects Delhi to Amritsar till Lahore in Pakistan. Amritsar also has an International Airport named Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport. Amritsar railway station is the main terminus. The Samjhauta Express runs from Delhi through Amritsar to Lahore in Pakistan.

About Chandigarh

Chandigarh is a city and a union territory in India that serves as the capital of both neighboring states of Haryana and Punjab. The city is not part of either of the two states and is governed directly by the Union Government, which administers all such territories in the country. It was one of the early planned cities in post-independence India and is internationally known for its architecture and urban design. The master plan of the city was prepared by Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier. There is a superstitious belief that number 13 is unlucky for the city, that is way Chandigarh and Panchkula do not have sector no. 13. Le Corbusier conceptualized Chandigarh as analogous to human body. The 'Head' being Capitol Complex in Sector 1, 'Heart' being City Centre Sector-17, 'Lungs' being the open sapce and greenery, 'Circulatory System' being the 7V's and 'Brain' being the Educational Institutions. Chandigarh's official emblem is the 'Open Hand' which signifies peace and reconciliation. The city got its name from the famous Chandi Mandir Temple, which is now a famous tourist destination. Chandigarh Junction railway station lies in the Northern Railway zone of the Indian Railway network and provide connectivity to all the regions of India and some major Indian cities. Chandigarh has an international airport Chandigarh International Airport. Chandigarh has various visitor attractions including Sukhna Lake, Rock Garden, Rose Garden, Parrot Bird Sanctuary Chandigarh, Leisure Valley, Garden of Fragrance, Garden of Palms, Butterfly Park, Valley of Animals, the Japanese Garden and the Terraced Garden. Several other famous tourist destinations like Pinjore Gardens, Morni Hills, Nada Sahib, Kasauli, ChattBir Zoo lie in its vicinity.
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