Jammu to Katra Train – Timings, Reservation, Fare and Route

Well the train Shree Shakti Express was launched with a lot of hype but its hard to find the answers of few of the  questions on the day of posting this blog.

The questions which are doing rounds all over the the devotees’ mind are as under:

1. How to get the reservation done from Jammu to Katra through Shreeshakti express?

2. What are the train timings of Shree Shakti Express, a train from Jammu to Katra?

3. What kind of coaches are available for Shree Shakti Express?

4. What would be the ticket pricing?

5. How much time will the Shree Shakti express take from Jammu to Shree Mata Vaishno Devi base camp at Katra?

6. What is the Train No. for Shree Shakti Express?

Well, to try and answer these questions, we made the visit to Jammu Tawi Station.

 1. How to get the reservation done from Jammu to Katra through Shreeshakti express?

You can get the reservation done on www.irctc.co.in. Station Code for Katra Station is SVDK.

 2. What are the train timings of Shree Shakti Express?

Shree Shakti Express starts at 17:30 hrs from New Delhi and reaches Katra at 5:10 a.m. The total journey time is 11 hours and 40 mins.

 3. What kind of coaches are available for Shree Shakti Express?

1AC, 2AC and 3AC coaches are available on Shree Shakti Express.

 4. What would be the ticket pricing?

1AC – Rs. 2385

2AC – Rs. 1410

3AC – Rs. 1000

(one-way)

 5. How much time will the Shree Shakti express take from Jammu to Shree Mata Vaishno Devi base camp at Katra?

Train reaches Jammu at 3:10 a.m., departs at 3:30 a.m. and reaches Katra at 5:10 a.m. Journey time from Jammu to Katra is 1hour 40 mins.

 6. What is the Train No. for Shree Shakti Express?

Train no. is 22461 and it runs all days in a week from New Delhi Railway Station.

 7. Stations at which Shree Shakti Express halts?

New Delhi -> Ambala Cantt -> Ludhiana -> Jalandhar Cantt -> Pathankot Cantt -> Jammu Tawi -> Udhampur  -> ShMata Vaishno Devi Katra.

Shree Shakti Express Train Schedule

Shree Shakti Express Train Schedule

On the way back it starts from Katra at 22:55 hrs and reaches New Delhi at 10:45 a.m. next day. 

Facilities at Katra Station

As described earlier, Katra station is one of the most advanced and well designed railway station and gives the feeling of an airport.

Some of the pictures of the station will make you feel as if you are looking at some of highly developed countries’ train station.


Some of the features at a glance at the station:

1. Escalaors, Lifts.

2. Current reservation,Second Class booking.

3. Train enquiry section, Pilgrim guide Tourist assistance.

VIP lounge,fully air-conditioned hotel with a shopping lounge, multi-cuisine Restaurant, Cloak Room, Waiting hall, Book stall, Tea stall, Toilet blocks and Catering area and the first floor accommodate 8 retiring rooms and a cafeteria.

4 .A huge parking place also constructed to accommodate cars and passenger buses.

IRCTC Guest House

We could arrange a tariff card from the IRCTC hotel which could give you a sneak peek on the facilities available and at such a nominal costs with facilities of pick up and drop to the starting point of Yatra. You can click on the photo for enlarged view.

Tariff Card - IRCTC

We will surely keep you posted on the latest developments on the ticket booking and online reservations.

Note: Fares, Train Timings, Facilities. Pricing are subject to changes. Please refer www.irctc.co.in for any changes.

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9 Responses

  1. komal sharma says:

    I like it vry much

  2. divya says:

    looking wonderfull train,but in this train there is no catering service

  3. prabbat saxena says:

    Railway, please decleare other trains for katra from delhi so that a comman man who can not afford a.c. train fare can jaurney easely.

  4. sumit gupta says:

    Superb

  5. parteek says:

    Great initiative by the Govt. Jai Mata Di

  6. Amit Gupta says:

    Good JOb!!!

  7. Ratnesh says:

    Nice work performed .

  8. aman says:

    niceee

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