New Delhi Jaipur Ajmer New Delhi Shatabdi Express train

Shatabdi Express trains are a series of superfast passenger trains operated by Indian Railways to connect Metro cities with other cities important for tourism, pilgrimage or business.

Shatabdi Express are day-trains and they return to the station of origin the same day. The Shatabdis are among the fastest trains in India and the Indian Railways considers them as prestigious. The Shatabdi Express trains run over short to medium distances and they have a running speed upto 130 kilometers per hour. All the Shatabdi Express trains have one coach of first class air-conditioned seating. These coaches have wider leg room and offer better food compared to the normal Air conditioned seating (CC). New on-board entertainment systems have also been installed on some of these trains where the passengers can view movies and television serials directly via satellite.

New Delhi to Ajmer via Jaipur Shatabdi Express train runs on all days of the week except on Wednesday, and it halts in Delhi Cantonment, Gurgaon, Rewari, Alwar, Jaipur on its course of journey from both destinations.

This train has two classes of journey namely First AC Tier and air conditioned Chair Car Tier. Comprehensive details such as train name, their numbers, days and other related information are provided underneath in the table.

New Delhi Ajmer New Delhi Shatabdi Express
Details New Delhi to Ajmer Shatabdi Express Ajmer to New Delhi Shatabdi Express
Train Number 12015 12016
Train Name AJMER SHTBDI AJMER SHTBDI
Days of Run All Days of week All Days of week
Originating station New Delhi Railway Station Ajmer
Departure Time 0605 Hrs 1545 Hrs
Destination Station Ajmer New Delhi Railway Station
Arrival time 1245 Hrs 2240 Hrs
Average Running Speed 63.28 Kilometers per hour 63.28 Kilometers per hour
Time taken 6 Hrs and 40 Minutes 6 Hrs and 55 Minutes
Distance covered 443 kilometers 443 kilometers
Fare AC 1 Tier Rs 1355 Rs 1475
Fare AC CC Tier Rs 640 Rs 725

Ajmer Railway Station

Station Code AII

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Ajmer then prefix it with the STD Code of Ajmer which is 0145. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 0145131.

Places of tourist interest in and around Ajmer railway station

The Ajmer Sharif Dargah

At the foot of a barren hill, is situated India’s most important Piligrimage centre for people from all faith. It is the splendid tomb of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, more popularly known as Khwaja Sharif.

Mayo College

One of Indian’s best public schools is located in the south east of the city. It was founded in 1875 A.D. only for the princes. Each prince along with his entire retinue and an English tutor had his own house in the spacious college grounds covering 81 hectares. Now it is a public school open to all.

Shahjahan’s Mosque

in the corner of the inner court of the Dargah, is a magnificent building in white marble with a long (30.5) and narrow court having low arcade and delicate carvings with trellis work. It is the most marvellous all the sanctums within the sanctuary of the Dargah.

Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhonpra

A remarkable structure, this is a masterpiece of indo Islamic architecture located on the outskirts of the city. Just beyond the Dargah. As the legend goes, its construction took two and a half days. (Adhai-Din) to complete.It was originally a Sanskrit college, built within a temple. in 1193 A.D. Mohammad Ghauri conquered Ajmer and converted the building into a mosque by adding a seven arched wall in front of the pillared hall in just two-and-a-half days (adhai-din) and hence the name. The district pillars and arched “screen with its ruined minarets make it a splendid architectural masterpiece.

Taragarh Fort

A steep one and half hour climb beyond the Adhai-Din-ka-Jhonpra leads to the ruins of the Taragarh Fort perched on a hill. One can have an excellent view of the city from here. The fort was the site of the military activity during the Mughal period later used as a sanatorium by the British.

The Museum

Once it was the royal residence of Emperor Akbar, the museum now houses a rich repository of the Mughal and Rajput armor and exquisite sculptures.

The Circuit House

The former British Residency, overlooking the artificial lake, Ana sagar, has now been converted to the circuit House. The lake and the cenotaph and the shrine of the Hindu reformer Swami Dayanand, founder of the Arya Samaj movement in India, can be viewed from here.

Amenities at Ajmer Railway station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation offices
  • Tourist information centres
  • Medical and general shops
  • Restaurants both vegetarian and non vegetarian
  • Book stall and STD / PCO booths
  • Wheel Chairs and stretchers

New Delhi Railway Station

Station Code NDLS

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

Train Arrival & Dep 133

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Delhi then prefix it with the STD Code of Delhi / New Delhi which is 011. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 011131.

The New Delhi Railway Station, station code NDLS, is the main railway station in Delhi. New Delhi Station is the second busiest, and one of the largest, in India. It handles over 300 trains each day, from 16 platforms. The New Delhi station holds the record for the largest route interlocking system in the world. The station is about two kilometres north of Connaught Place, in central Delhi.

In 2007, Terry Farrell and Partners were commissioned to modernize and expand the station in time for the Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010. Farrells are the lead consultant for the Master plan for Indian Railways for the redevelopment of New Delhi Railway Station, to be in line with the pace of modernization and growth in the city centre. In order to provide station and property development over and around the station the first phase is planned to be operational by the time of Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010. This redevelopment is expected to cost 6000 Crores.

Amenities at New Delhi railway station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation office
  • Tea stalls
  • Refreshment room both vegetarian and non vegetarian
  • Book stalls
  • STD / PCO booth
  • G.R.P office
  • Cyber cafe
  • Wheel chairs and stretchers

Distances of major landmarks from New Delhi railway station

Indira Gandhi International Airport is 22 kilometers, India Gate 5 kilometers, Connaught Place 2 kilometers, Karol Bagh 3 kilometers, Red Fort 4 kilometers, Parliament House 4 kilometers, Rashtrapati Bhawan 5 kilometers, Qutub Minar 15 kilometers, Mehrauli 16 kilometers, NOIDA 15 kilometers, Ghaziabad 27 kilometers, Gurgaon 29 kilometers, and Faridabad 28 kilometers from this railway station.

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