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North East Express 12506 Train

North East Express, also known as Guwahati Anand Vihar Terminal Express, is a superfast express train that runs between Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT), Delhi and Guwahati (GHY), Assam in India. It passes through the states of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, and Assam. North East Express 12506 reaches a peak speed of 110 kmph during its journey. The train passes through intermediate stations like Kanpur Central Junction, Fatehpur, Allahabad Junction, Jalpaiguri Road, New Cooch Behar, New Alipurduar, New Bongaigaon Junction, Rangiya Junction, and Kamakhya Junction. The train is operated by NF (Northeast Frontier Railway) railway zone of Indian Railways, which has headquarters at Guwahati. The coaches of this train belong to Guwahati coaching depot of Lumding Division of NF Railway.

Why North East Express 12506?

North East Express 12506 train provides a comfortable journey to the passengers along with appetizing food and hygienic compartments.

The Perks Of Riding The North East Express Train

• The train provides on-board pantry car and catering services for the passengers.
• Passengers can make use of major stations on the route for food delivery at your seat through various privatized e-catering services available online.
• Mobile and laptop charging facilities are available for the passengers.

Train Coach & Schedule

North East Express has a total of 24 coaches. It boats of one A/C 2 tier, three A/C 3 tier, fourteen sleeper class, four general unreserved coaches, and two seating-cum-luggage rake (SLR) coaches. The train leaves Anand Vihar Terminal at 06:45 hours and reaches Guwahati at 16:45 hours after 34 hours of journey. North East Express 12506 covers a distance of 1862 km with 27 halts in its journey from Delhi to Assam. It offers daily service from Assam to Delhi.

Average Speed & The Time Traveled

With an average speed of 55 kmph, North East Express takes 34 hours and 5 minutes to reach Guwahati from Delhi.

About The Destination

When in Guwahati, visit popular pilgrimage sites such as Hajo and Kamakhya Temple. If you want to explore the techniques of silk weaving, visit the weaver’s village known as Sualkuchi. Pay a visit to Sivasagar, Chandubi Lake, and Regional Science Center. Watch Saraighat Bridge, the vital link between North East region and the rest of the India. You can spend some time at the Brahmaputra river side and refresh your senses. You can also take a cruise on the Brahmaputra river and enjoy some spectacular views. Visit Kaziranga National Park, which is home to various wild species including tigers, elephants, leopards, and panthers.


Q. Which platform in Guwahati Railway Station (GHY) is North East Express likely to come in at?
A. North East Express usually comes in at Platform no. 7 at Guwahati Railway Station (GHY).

Q. In which year did North East Express start?
A. North East Express commenced its operations in 1986.

Q. Is metro available from Guwahati Railway Station (GHY)?
A. There are no metro stations in Guwahati.

Q. Which are the most important temples to visit in Guwahati?
A. Kamakhya Temple, Umananda temple, Navagraha temple, and Lankeshwar temple are some of the most popular temples in Guwahati.

Q. How far is Nilachal Hills from Guwahati Railway Station (GHY)?
A. The distance between Nilachal Hills and Guwahati Railway Station (GHY) is close to 8 km.

Q. Tell me names of some good budget hotels in Guwahati.
A. Hotel Millenium, Hotel Tibet, and Treebo Apollo are some of the good budget hotels in Guwahati.

Q. Can you tell me a good 4-star hotel to stay at near Guwahati Railway Station (GHY)?
A.  Hotel Rajmahal is a good 4-star hotel near Guwahati Railway Station (GHY).

Q. What is the best means of transport to go to Accoland from Guwahati Railway Station (GHY)?
A. Hiring a car and driving via Mahapurush Damodardev Path and NH 17/NH427 from Guwahati Railway Station (GHY) is the fastest and the best way to reach Accoland, which is around 22 km from the station.

Q. Are there some decent cheap hotels near Guwahati Railway Station (GHY)?
A. Hotel Prince B, Hotel Arya Inn, and Hotel City Palace are some decent yet cheap hotels near Guwahati Railway Station (GHY).

Q. How far is Kamakhya Temple from Guwahati Railway Station (GHY)?
A. Kamakhya Temple is located 7.5 km away from Guwahati Railway Station (GHY). It will take you around 22 minutes to reach your destination by car.

Q. Which is a good 5-star hotel near Guwahati Railway Station (GHY)?
A.  Vivanta by Taj is the best 5-star hotel near Guwahati Railway Station (GHY).

Q. Would you recommend Hotel Abha Regency as a good 3-star hotel to stay at?
A. Yes, Hotel Abha Regency is one of the good 3-star hotels in Aligarh.

Q. Which station of Delhi does the North East Express start from?
A. North East Express starts from Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) in Delhi.

Q. Are there 4-star hotels near Aligarh junction railway station (ALJN)?
A. Yes, Hotel Gayatri Palace is one of the 4-star hotels near Aligarh junction railway station (ALJN).

Q. Can you recommend some cheap hotels near Aligarh junction railway station (ALJN)?
A.  Hotel Classic, Roshni Hotel, and Hotel Bandari Palace are some of the cheap hotels near Aligarh junction railway station (ALJN).

Q. What is the best means of transport to reach Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) from Chittaranjan Park?
A. If you are looking at economical options and time is not a constraint for you, taking the metro from Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) to Chittaranjan Park is the best option. Else hiring a cab is a faster yet more expensive means of transport.

Q. I am staying at a guest house in Chanakyapuri. Should I take my train from Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) or Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM) railway station?
A. To board North East Express, irrespective of your location in Delhi, you will have to take the train at Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT), as it does not cross any other railway stations in Delhi.

Q. How long would it take me to get from Karol Bagh to Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) in Delhi?
A. It will take you approximately 22 minutes to drive down to Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) from Karol Bagh, if you take your own car or hire a cab.

Q. Are there any 5-star hotels near Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) in Delhi?
A. Radisson Blu Kaushambi, The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, and Fraser Suites are some of the top 5-star hotels near Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) in Delhi.

Q. What are some budget hotels near Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) in Delhi?
A. Om International and Hotel Sunshine Park are a few budget hotels near Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) in Delhi.

Q. What are some good sights to watch out for in Guwahati?
A. Kamakhya Temple, Assam State Museum, Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam State Zoo, and Uma Nanda Temple are a few of the most fascinating attractions in Guwahati.

Q. Does this train terminate at the Guwahati Railway Station (GHY)?
A. Yes, North East Express terminates at Guwahati Railway Station (GHY).

Q. What are some good trains on Delhi to Guwahati route?
A. The Delhi-Guwahati route has several good trains including Avadh Assam Express, New Delhi Dibrugarh Town Rajdhani Express, and Anand Vihar Kamakhya Weekly Express.

Q. Does North East Express generally reach on time?
A. No. Being a long-distance train, North East Express often gets delayed in its route.

Q. If I want to go to New Jalpaiguri from Delhi, should I take North East Express?
A. Yes, you can board North East Express, if you wish to travel to New Jalpaiguri. The train has a 10-minute stoppage at the New Jalpaiguri junction (NJP).

Q. How long does North East Express take to reach Guwahati?
A. The train takes 34 hours and 5 minutes to reach Guwahati railway station (GHY).

Q. Does North East Express stop at Allahabad, and for how long?
A. Yes, the train halts at Allahabad junction (ALD) for about 10 minutes.

Q. What is the Tatkal surcharge for A/C 2-tier?
A. The Tatkal surcharge for A/C 2-tier is approximately INR 796.

Q. What is the fare for A/C 2-tier in North East Express?
A. The regular fare for a ticket on A/C 2-tier coach of North East Express is INR 2,778.

Q. How is the food on North East Express?
A. The food served to passengers on North East Express is of average quality.

Q. Does North East Express have a pantry car?
A. Yes, North East Express has a pantry car.