Started on October 12, 2002, Budhpurnima Express runs between
Rajgir Railway Station
and Sarnath Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh
. (The word ‘purnima' means ‘full moon,’ Buddha Purnima is the day marking the birth of the Buddha
.) Main cities on the way are Nalanda
, Mughal Sarai
. This train covers a distance of 420 km.
Train number 5109: Rajgir to Sarnath, leaves Rajgir at 22:30 hrs on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Train number 5110: Sarnath to Rajgir, leaves Sarnath at 20:00 hrs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Class SL – Rs 194.00