Hemkunt Express 14609 train schedule

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No Pantry Car
Class - 2A 3A SL

Rishikesh to Vaishno Devi Katra Hemkunt Express 14609 train schedule cloud_download

Station
Arrival
Departure
Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 Rishikesh
( RKSH )
Starts
- N.A 1 0 km 2
2 Virbhadra
( VRH )
1 5 km 1
3 Raiwala
( RWL )
1 11 km 2
4 Haridwar Jn
( HW )
1 23 km 2
5 Roorkee
( RK )
1 64 km 3
6 Saharanpur
( SRE )
1 99 km 6
7 YAMUNANAGAR JUD
( YJUD )
1 129 km 3
8 Ambala Cant Jn
( UMB )
1 180 km 4
9 Sirhind Jn
( SIR )
1 233 km 1
10 Ludhiana Jn
( LDH )
1 294 km 4
11 Jalandhar Cant
( JRC )
2 346 km 1
12 Tanda Urmar
( TDO )
2 388 km 1
13 Dasuya
( DZA )
2 403 km 2
14 Mukerian
( MEX )
2 419 km 2
15 Pathankot Cantt
( PTKC )
2 459 km 2
16 Kathua
( KTHU )
2 482 km 1
17 Hira Nagar
( HRNR )
2 511 km 1
18 Ghagwal
( GHGL )
2 516 km 2
19 Jammu Tawi
( JAT )
2 558 km 1
20 Udhampur
( UHP )
2 611 km 1
21 Vaishno Devi Katra
( SVDK )
Ends
-
2 636 km 1
*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 Express 14609 timing

Hemkunt Express (14609) runs from Rishikesh to Vaishno Devi Katra. It departs from Rishikesh station (RKSH) at from platform 2 and arrives at Vaishno Devi Katra station (SVDK) at on platform 1. Hemkunt Express takes 13 hrs 55 mints to cover the distance of 636 km between Rishikesh and Vaishno Devi Katra. It is a non-superfast train. The average speed of this train is 45 kmph. It has classes Second AC (2A), Third AC (3A) and Sleeper (SL). This train runs daily. Final chart for Hemkunt Express is prepared at Rishikesh usually 3-4 hours before train departure time.

Hemkunt Express 14609 route

Hemkunt Express starts from Rishikesh (RKSH) at , reaches Haridwar Jn (HW) at , Saharanpur (SRE) at , Ambala Cant Jn (UMB) at , Ludhiana Jn (LDH) at , Jalandhar Cant (JRC) at , Jammu Tawi (JAT) at and Udhampur (UHP) at . It arrives at Vaishno Devi Katra on second day at . It stops at 19 stations in its route between Rishikesh and Vaishno Devi Katra. Passengers use 14609 Hemkunt Express to travel mostly from Ambala to Vaishno Devi Katra, Haridwar to Jammu Tawi, Haridwar to Vaishno Devi Katra, Rishikesh to Vaishno Devi Katra and Saharanpur to Vaishno Devi Katra.

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.