Himsagar Express

Himsagar Express is the longest running train in the country, running between Jammu Tawi Railway Station in the extreme north and Kanyakumari Railway Station in the extreme south. The name 'Himsagar' is indicative of the great Himalayas in the north and the mighty Indian Ocean in the south (the Indian word ‘him’ means 'snow' and ‘sagar’ means 'ocean.')

Himsagar Express serves 4 zones - Southern Railways, South Central Railways, Central Railways and Northern Railways. It runs through the states of Kerala, Maharashtra, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.

The Express runs once a week and covers a distance of 3,751 km in 74 hours and 55 minutes. Jalandhar, Ludhiana, New Delhi, Bhopal, Nagpur, Ernakulam and Thiruvananthapuram are the main stations on the way.

Base fare:
Class IA – Rs 2857.00
Class IIA – Rs 2479.00
Class IIIA – Rs 645.00

Train Number 6318: Jammu Tawi to Kanyakumari, leaves Jammu Tawi at 23:15 hrs on Mondays.
Train Number 6317: Kanyakumari to Jammu Tawi, leaves Kanyakumari at 14:05 hrs on Fridays.

Updated on 7th June, 2005

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