Shri Mata Vaishno Devi - SVDK

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About Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Railway Station

The Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Railway Station, located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, is a part of the Firozpur Division of Northern Railway zone. It serves the Katra town and the Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Temple. The SVDK railway station provides conveniences such as escalators, pilgrim guide, tourist assistance, train inquiry section, VIP lounge, etc. The first floor has 8 retiring rooms and a cafeteria.

Trains Departing from Katra To Other Stations SVDK railway station has 3 platforms. There are 22 trains that depart from SVDK railway station to places like New Delhi, Kota, Jabalpur, etc. and 21 trains to Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Trains to Top Pilgrimage Sites: One long-distance train departs weekly from Shri Vaishno Devi Katra SVDK railway station and halts at Ajmer Junction. Ajmer is famous for the Muslim Shrine, Dargah Sharif. SVDK railway station provides 2 weekly Express trains to Madurai, which is famous for the historic Meenakshi temple. There is one weekly train to Guwahati in Assam. Temples like Bhuvaneshwari temple and Kamakhya Devi temple are around 8 km away from Guwahati Junction. A total of 4 trains depart from SVDK railway to Amritsar, which is home to the glorious Golden Temple.

Trains to Metro Cities: 20 long-distance trains that include Express, SuperFast, AC SuperFast, and Suvidha Express head to New Delhi railway station. Andaman Express departs for Chennai central weekly. There are 2 trains, one to Mumbai CSM Terminus and one to Bandra Terminus in Mumbai from Shmata VD Katra SVDK railway station. There is one long-distance train to KSR Bengaluru City Junction and 4 long-distance trains to Howrah in Kolkata.

Popular Trains: Trains like Sampark Kranti Express and AC Express provide connectivity to different places in India. Sampark Kranti Express runs daily and offers facilities like on-board catering, AC compartments, etc. AC Express trains are fully air-conditioned and are of highest priority. They are also well-known for their speed and less number of stops.

Udhampur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Express connects SVDK railway station to Delhi S Rohilla railway station.
Uttar Sampark Kranti Express provides connectivity to New Delhi railway station.

Different Stations in Katra Shmata VD Katra SVDK railway station is the only railway station in Katra.

Popular Places Near Shmata VD Katra Railway Station

One can visit places like Ardhkuwari cave in the Trikuta Mountains, which is around 2 km from SVDK railway station and takes 10 minutes to reach by car. It is believed that Goddess Durga took shelter here for 9 months. Baba Dhansar is a holy place in Reasi district, around 13 km (30-min drive) away from Shmata VD Katra railway station. Dera Baba Banda is a pilgrimage center for Sikhs and has a Gurudwara. It is around 2 km from SVDK railway station and takes about 10 minutes to reach by car.