The Swaraj Express 12471 is a superfast train that belongs to the Northern Railways of the Indian Railways. The train runs between Bandra Terminus in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra (SVDK) in Jammu and Kashmir. This train operates four days a week namely, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.
The Swaraj Express made its inaugural run on December 24, 1976. Its starting point was originally at Mumbai CST. However, this was later changed to Bandra Terminus to manage the excessive rush at the Mumbai Central station.
The Swaraj Express departs Bandra Terminus (BDTS) at 7:55 AM and arrives at Shree Mata Vaishno Devi Katra (SVDK) at 17:10 PM after 33 hours and 15 minutes. During this time, the train travels a distance of 2,028 kms.
During its journey, the Swaraj Express traverses through states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR, Haryana, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir.
During its 33-hour journey, the train halts at 24 stations. Some of the major stations along the route are:
The average fares for tickets on different classes are:
The tatkal fares on Swaraj Express are:
The train features a pantry car to provide meals along the journey. Also, there is onboard catering and e-catering services available on the train. The coaches have sleeping arrangements, charging points and clean toilets to ensure comfort for travelers.
The ticket availability for this train is average. During peak travel season, such as in the summer holidays or during the Navratri festival, which is celebrated twice a year, March or April and September or October, procuring tickets may be difficult. It is advisable to book your tickets at least 60 days in advance during these times.
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|No.||Station name (code)||Arrives||Departs||Stop time||Distance travelled||Day||Route|
|1||Bandra Terminus (BDTS)||Starts||07:55||0||0 km||1||1|
|2||Borivali (BVI)||08:26||08:28||2 min||19 km||1||1|
|3||Vapi (VAPI)||10:23||10:25||2 min||159 km||1||1|
|4||Surat (ST)||11:42||11:47||5 min||252 km||1||1|
|5||Bharuch Junction (BH)||12:31||12:33||2 min||311 km||1||1|
|6||Vadodara Junction (BRC)||13:35||13:45||10 min||381 km||1||1|
|7||Godhra Junction (GDA)||14:50||14:52||2 min||455 km||1||1|
|8||Dahod (DHD)||15:47||15:49||2 min||529 km||1||1|
|9||Meghnagar (MGN)||16:12||16:14||2 min||562 km||1||1|
|10||Ratlam Junction (RTM)||17:45||18:05||20 min||642 km||1||1|
|11||Nagda Junction (NAD)||19:03||19:05||2 min||684 km||1||1|
|12||Bhawani Mandi (BWM)||20:22||20:24||2 min||808 km||1||1|
|13||Kota Junction (KOTA)||21:30||21:40||10 min||909 km||1||1|
|14||Sawai Madhopur (SWM)||22:55||22:57||2 min||1017 km||1||1|
|15||Mathura Junction (MTJ)||02:00||02:05||5 min||1233 km||2||1|
|16||H Nizamuddin (NZM)||04:10||04:12||2 min||1366 km||2||1|
|17||New Delhi (NDLS)||04:35||04:50||15 min||1373 km||2||1|
|18||Panipat Junction (PNP)||06:11||06:13||2 min||1463 km||2||1|
|19||Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)||07:55||08:05||10 min||1572 km||2||1|
|20||Ludhiana Junction (LDH)||09:45||09:55||10 min||1685 km||2||1|
|21||Jalandhar Cant (JRC)||10:45||10:50||5 min||1737 km||2||1|
|22||Pathankot Cantt (PTKC)||12:25||12:30||5 min||1850 km||2||1|
|23||Kathua (KTHU)||13:03||13:05||2 min||1873 km||2||1|
|24||Jammu Tawi (JAT)||14:45||Ends||0||1950 km||2||1|