Ranchi Junction to New Delhi Rail Route
The Ranchi to New Delhi railway line is one of the most important routes in the country as it serves as a vital link between the capital of the state of Jharkhand and the national capital. The Ranchi Junction (RNC) to New Delhi (NDLS) route, which traverses a major chunk of the Chota Nagpur Plateau and the eastern section of the Deccan Plateau into the vast stretches of fertile plain land of the states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, offers a profound insight into the topographical diversity of India to the passengers.
With reference to the distance covered by a train between Ranchi and New Delhi, the shortest route is 1292 km, while the longest route stretches up to 1341 km. Depending on the route taken, the duration of a train journey from Ranchi to the national capital varies from 17 hours to 31 hours. As of now, there are seven different trains in total that are plying from Ranchi Junction to New Delhi. Jharkhand Swarna Jayanti Express is the earliest train, which plies from Ranchi Junction at 2:05 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Similarly, Jharkhand Sampark Kranti Express is the last train to run on this route, which also departs from the Ranchi Junction railway station at 11:40 p.m. every Monday and Thursday.
There are different types of trains ranging from Rajdhani, Garib Rath and Sampark Kranti to Superfast and Mail/Express, running between Ranchi Junction and New Delhi. Ranchi - New Delhi Rajdhani Express, Jharkhand Sampark Kranti Express, Bhubaneswar - Anand Vihar Weekly Superfast Express, Sambalpur- Jammu Tawi Express, Jharkhand Swarna Jayanti Express and Ranchi - New Delhi Garib Rath Express are a few of the most popular Ranchi Junction to New Delhi trains.
Further, there are only four trains that especially ply from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC) to New Delhi Railway Stations (NDLS). These trains are Ranchi - New Delhi Garib Rath Express, Ranchi - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Bokaro Steel City), Ranchi - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Daltonganj) and Jharkhand Sampark Kranti Express. The Ranchi - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (which plies on Sundays and Thursdays) and Ranchi - New Delhi Garib Rath Express travel via Barkakana Junction and Daltonganj in Jharkhand along with Mughal Sarai Junction and Kanpur Central in Uttar Pradesh. The other Ranchi - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (which plies on Wednesdays and Saturdays) and Jharkhand Sampark Kranti Express travel via a different route, passing through Muri Junction and Bokaro Steel City in Jharkhand and Gaya Junction in Bihar and then follow the same Mughal Sarai-Kanpur Central route to reach final destination, New Delhi.
Booking Ranchi Junction to New Delhi train tickets is very simple. All you need to do is visit the IRCTC website from where you can book the tickets with just a few clicks of your mouse. Not only this, you can even head to any of the railway reservation counters and purchase tickets for any of the Ranchi Junction to New Delhi trains.
Train Schedule: weekly
• Jharkhand Swarna Jayanti Express (via Gomoh) (Ranchi - Anand Vihar Terminal) - Wed, Fri, Sun
• Ranchi - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Daltonganj) (Ranchi - New Delhi) - Thu, Sun
• Jharkhand Swarna Jayanti Superfast Express (via Barkakana) (Ranchi - Anand Vihar Terminal) - Mon, Tue, Thu
• Ranchi - New Delhi Garib Rath Express (Ranchi - New Delhi) - Mon, Tue, Fri
• Ranchi - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Bokaro Steel City) (Ranchi - New Delhi) - Wed, Sat
• Jharkhand Sampark Kranti Express (Ranchi - New Delhi) - Mon, Thu
Train Schedule: Daily
• Sambalpur- Jammu Tawi Express (Ranchi - Subzi Mandi)
All Train Stations in Ranchi
• Ranchi Junction (RNC)
All Train Stations in New Delhi
• New Delhi (NDLS)
• Subzi Mandi (SZM)
• Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT)
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