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About New Jalpaguri Railway Station

The New Jalpaiguri Junction Railway Station serves the city of Siliguri in West Bengal. It is operated by the Northeast Frontier Railway Zone. It was opened 56 years ago and is currently one of the cleanest railway stations in the country. New Jalpaiguri NJP railway station provides facilities like AC retiring rooms with 2 double-beds, 6 non-AC retiring rooms with double beds, 1 dormitory with 3 beds and another with 12 beds.

Trains Departing from New Jalpaiguri Junction to Other Stations

New Jalpaiguri Junction railway station has 9 platforms. It has 128 halting trains, 15 trains that originate, and 16 trains that terminate.

Trains to Top Pilgrimage Sites: The Kanchanjunga Express connects NJP railway station to Kamakhya, which is home to the Kamakhya Temple. It is one of the 51 ‘Shakti Peeths’ in India. The Amarnath Express links NJP railway station to Jammu Tawi. From here, Amarnath is 176 km away (3 hours by train). Amarnath cave is a holy shrine and has the revered iced Shivalinga. The NJP Udaipur Express heads to Ajmer Junction (AII). Ajmer is home to the Sharif Dargah, a famous pilgrimage site for Muslims. The Kamakhya Thiruvananthapuram Premium links New Jalpaiguri Junction NJP railway station to Trivandrum in Kerala. The Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Trivandrum is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Trains to Metros Cities: On a weekly basis, there are 26 long distance trains from New Jalpaiguri Jn NJP railway station to Kolkata, 15 trains to Delhi, 5 trains to Mumbai, 4 trains to Bangalore, and 9 trains to Chennai.

Popular Trains: The Rajdhani Express is the second fastest train in India, traveling at an average speed of 140 km per hour. It also offers complimentary meals to passengers. The Shatabdi Express is a SuperFast express train running at a peak speed of around 155 km per hour. It is fully air-conditioned and has fewer stops compared to other trains in India. The Uttar Banga Express provides e-catering and on-board catering facilities for its passengers.

• The Shatabdi Express connects the Howrah Junction in Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri railway station.
• The Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express links the New Jalpaiguri Junction NJP railway station to New Delhi (NDLS).
• The Uttar Banga Express links NJP railway station to New Cooch Behar (NCB) in West Bengal.

Different Stations in Siliguri

• Siliguri Town (SGUT)
• Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)

Popular Places Near New Jalpaiguri Junction Railway Station

The ISKCON Temple is 10 km (25-min drive) from the New Jalpaiguri NJP railway station. It is a grand temple dedicated to Krishna and Radha. The Salugara Monastery is a Buddhist shrine that contains Buddhist relics and a 100-foot stupa. It lies around 14 km from the New Jalpaiguri railway station and takes about 30 minutes by car. A 30-minute drive will take you to the Savin Kingdom, at a distance of 12 km from NJP railway station. It is a castle-themed amusement park that has numerous rides and choices of entertainment.