The Sachkhand Express 12715 is a superfast train that operates on the South Central Zone of the Indian Railways. This train operates on a daily basis and runs between Huzur Sahib Nanded (NED) in Maharashtra to Amritsar (ASR) in Punjab.
This train is named after the Sachkhand Sahib Gurudwara located in Nanded. It provides a vital link between two important centers of the Sikh religion. This train also connects passengers to important state capitals such New Delhi, and Bhopal.
Initially, this train was introduced on a weekly basis in 1995 to provide an express service between Nanded and Amritsar. It was then changed to a bi-weekly service and later to a five-days-a-week superfast train in 1997-1998. In 2007, the train became a daily one.
The locals of Manmad, Nanded, Delhi, Bhusaval, Bhopal and Gwalior serve langar to passengers in each compartment regardless of the travelers’ religious beliefs. A local Sikh businessman in Nanded first started this service, but it was taken over by the Gurudwara.
The Sachkhand Express departs Huzur Sahib Nanded Station at 9:30 AM and arrives at Amritsar Junction at 22:20 PM after 34 hours and 50 minutes. The train covers a distance of 2,081 km during the journey.
During its journey, this train passes through numerous states, including Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi NCR and Punjab. During its 34-hour journey, the Sachkhand Express makes 34 halts. Some of the major stations along this route are:
The average prices for adult tickets are:
Travelers can even make use of the tatkal ticket booking facility on this train. The average tatkal fares are:
For the comfort of passengers, services such as a pantry car, on-board catering with excellent food choices, sleeping arrangements, and mobile or laptop charging points are available. Guru Ka Langar is alos available at Khandwa Station.
The ticket availability for this train is average as it is a popular route for pilgrims. During peak travel season, such as in the summer holidays or during Dussehra and Diwali festivals, tickets may be difficult to obtain. 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||Nanded (NED)||Starts||09:30||0||0 km||1||1|
|2||Purna Junction (PAU)||10:00||10:02||2 min||31 km||1||1|
|3||Parbhani Junction (PBN)||10:35||10:37||2 min||59 km||1||1|
|4||Jalna (J)||12:13||12:15||2 min||174 km||1||1|
|5||Aurangabad (AWB)||13:35||13:40||5 min||237 km||1||1|
|6||Manmad Junction (MMR)||15:50||15:55||5 min||350 km||1||1|
|7||Jalgaon Junction (JL)||17:53||17:55||2 min||510 km||1||1|
|8||Bhusaval Junction (BSL)||18:20||18:35||15 min||534 km||1||1|
|9||Burhanpur (BAU)||19:18||19:20||2 min||588 km||1||1|
|10||Khandwa (KNW)||20:50||20:55||5 min||657 km||1||1|
|11||Itarsi Junction (ET)||23:10||23:15||5 min||841 km||1||1|
|12||Bhopal Junction (BPL)||00:50||00:55||5 min||932 km||2||1|
|13||Bina Junction (BINA)||02:46||02:48||2 min||1071 km||2||1|
|14||Lalitpur (LAR)||03:40||03:42||2 min||1133 km||2||1|
|15||Jhansi Junction (JHS)||04:50||05:00||10 min||1223 km||2||1|
|16||Dabra (DBA)||05:42||05:44||2 min||1278 km||2||1|
|17||Gwalior (GWL)||06:16||06:21||5 min||1320 km||2||1|
|18||Morena (MRA)||06:58||07:00||2 min||1359 km||2||1|
|19||Dhaulpur (DHO)||07:23||07:25||2 min||1386 km||2||1|
|20||Agra Cantt (AGC)||08:35||08:40||5 min||1439 km||2||1|
|21||Mathura Junction (MTJ)||09:27||09:30||3 min||1493 km||2||1|
|22||Faridabad (FDB)||11:16||11:18||2 min||1605 km||2||1|
|23||H Nizamuddin (NZM)||11:45||11:47||2 min||1626 km||2||1|
|24||New Delhi (NDLS)||12:10||12:30||20 min||1633 km||2||1|
|25||Panipat Junction (PNP)||13:55||13:57||2 min||1723 km||2||1|
|26||Karnal (KUN)||14:20||14:22||2 min||1757 km||2||1|
|27||Kurukshetra Junction (KKDE)||14:51||14:53||2 min||1790 km||2||1|
|28||Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)||15:45||15:50||5 min||1832 km||2||1|
|29||Rajpura Junction (RPJ)||16:13||16:15||2 min||1859 km||2||1|
|30||Sirhind Junction (SIR)||16:38||16:40||2 min||1885 km||2||1|
|31||Khanna (KNN)||16:53||16:55||2 min||1903 km||2||1|
|32||Ludhiana Junction (LDH)||17:45||17:50||5 min||1945 km||2||1|
|33||Phagwara Junction (PGW)||18:24||18:26||2 min||1981 km||2||1|
|34||Jalandhar City (JUC)||18:50||18:55||5 min||2002 km||2||1|
|35||Beas (BEAS)||19:33||19:34||1 min||2038 km||2||1|
|36||Amritsar Junction (ASR)||20:20||Ends||0||2081 km||2||1|
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