Shimla gets closer as new Shatabdi started between Delhi & Chandigarh
Indian Railways recently started a new Shatabdi Express train between Chandigarh and New Delhi. This train is in addition to two other Shatabdi Express trains running daily in the morning and evening between the two cities.
The new Shatabdi Express is named Chandigarh Shatabdi (Train No. 12046) and leaves Chandigarh railway station at 12 noon. It is a non stop train to New Delhi railway station and reaches by 3.20 pm.
This train is an excellent train for tourists traveling from Shimla to New Delhi. Travelers can now start from Shimla at 7.30 am reaching Chandigarh by 11.30 am. By traveling on the new Shatabdi one can reach New Delhi by 3.20 pm and catch the trains / flights leaving in the evening. From New Delhi station, there is a direct Metro Line to the Airport making it quite convenient to reach the airport in flat 45 minutes.
While coming from New Delhi, the Chandigarh Shatabdi (Train No. 12045) starts from New Delhi station at 7.15 pm and reaches Chandigarh non stop by 10.35 pm. This train is again ideal for travelers who do not wish to stay in New Delhi for the night. Travelers going to Shimla or Manali and reaching late in the afternoon or in the evening at Delhi can travel by this train and stay at Chandigarh for the night.
Fare for Chair Car has been fixed at ₹ 530/ and for First AC is fixed at ₹ 1055/-. Meal charges are included in the fare of Shatabdi trains.
The new Chandigarh Shatabdi Express runs on all days except on Sunday.
The new Chandigarh Shatabdi Train is an ideal train for traveling to Shimla and Manali from New Delhi making it a more relaxed journey.
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March 2, 2013 / Vikas / 0