Honorable PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Kashi Mahakal Express on 16th February, Sunday. This is the third private train by IRCTC. This train will connect 3 major Jyotirlinga – Kashi Vishwanath, Mahakaleshwar and Omkareshwar.
This train will run between Kashi Vishwanath at Varanasi, Mahakaleshwar at Ujjain and Omkareshwar near Indore.
Kashi Mahakal Express will officially start from 20th February. This train will also run through Indore-the industrial hub of Madhya Pradesh and Bhopal-the capital of Madhya Pradesh.
Kashi Mahakal Express train will be having 2 routes:
- Via Sultanpur-Lucknow (Bi weekly route)
- Via Prayagraj (Weekly route)
Route – 1 – Kashi Mahakal Express via Sultanpur – Lucknow
Kashi Mahakal Express will be bi-weekly service via Sultanpur-Lucknow route.
The train will depart from Varanasi around 02.45 PM every Tuesday and Thursday.
It will reach Indore at 09.45 AM the next day.
Similarly, the train will start from Indore at 10.55 AM every Wednesday and Friday. The train will reach Varanasi at 06.00 AM the next day.
Kashi Mahakal Express will halt at Ujjain, Sant Hiradaram Nagar, Bina, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow and Sultanpur stations.
Route – 2 – Kashi Mahakal Express via Prayagraj
The train will run every once a week via Prayagraj. Kashi Mahakal Express will depart from Varanasi at 3.15 PM every Sunday and will reach Indore at 09.40 AM the next day.
Same way, the train will depart from Indore at 10.55 AM every Monday and will reach Varanasi at 05.00 AM the next day.
This train will halt at Ujjain,Sant Hiradaram Nagar,Bina,Jhansi,Kanpur and Allahabad stations.
Kashi Mahakal Express train journey will cost Rs.1951 in a one way journey from Varanasi to Indore.
Facilities of Kashi Mahakal Express:
- Train will have host facilities.
- Vegetarian Food
- Housekeeping Service
- On board Security
- Complimentary Travel Insurance of Rs.10 Lakh
- Advance Reservation Period of 120 Days
- Current Booking can be done on the platform itself.
Kashi Mahakal Express Train booking is available on ITCTC website as well as mobile app.