Kalka Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Express 14503 train schedule

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No Pantry Car
Class - 2A 3A SL

Kalka to Vaishno Devi Katra Kalka Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Express 14503 train schedule cloud_download

Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 Kalka
( KLK )
- N.A 1 0 km -
2 Chandigarh
( CDG )
1 25 km 2
( SASN )
1 36 km 2
( NMDA )
1 69 km 2
5 Ludhiana Jn
( LDH )
1 137 km 5
6 Jalandhar Cant
( JRC )
1 189 km 1
7 Pathankot Cantt
( PTKC )
2 302 km 2
8 Jammu Tawi
( JAT )
2 401 km 1
9 Udhampur
( UHP )
2 454 km 3
10 Vaishno Devi Katra
( SVDK )
- N.A 2 479 km 2
*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.

Kalka Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Express 14503 route

Kalka Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Express starts from Kalka (KLK) at , reaches Chandigarh (CDG) at , SAHIBZADA ASNGR (SASN) at , Ludhiana Jn (LDH) at , Jalandhar Cant (JRC) at , Pathankot Cantt (PTKC) at , Jammu Tawi (JAT) at and Udhampur (UHP) at . It arrives at Vaishno Devi Katra on second day at . It stops at 8 stations in its route between Kalka and Vaishno Devi Katra. Passengers use 14503 Kalka Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Express to travel mostly from Chandigarh to Vaishno Devi Katra, Chandigarh to Jammu Tawi, Ludhiana to Vaishno Devi Katra, Jalandhar Cant to Vaishno Devi Katra and Kalka to Jammu Tawi.

About Kalka

Kalka is a town in the Panchkula district of Haryana, India. The name of this town is derived from the goddess Kali. The town is situated in the foothills of the Himalayas and is a gateway to the neighbouring state of Himachal Pradesh. Kalka railway station is the northern terminal of the Delhi-Kalka line of Northern Railway, Indian Rail (Station code KLK) serving as terminal station for broad gauge line (towards Chandigarh) and narrow gauge line (towards Shimla). The Kalka Shimla Railway features on the UNESCO's World Heritage sites list as the Mountain Railways of India. The Kalka-Shimla Railway is a 2 ft 6 in narrow-gauge railway in North India travelling along a mostly mountainous route from Kalka to Shimla. It is known for dramatic views of the hills and surrounding villages.

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.