SILIGURI IS CONNECTED TO ENTIRE INDIA BY AMPLE NETWORK OF ROAD AND RAILWAYS. YOU CAN REACH ALMOST ALL CITIES IN INDIA FROM SILIGURI, BY RAIL.
NEW JALPAIGURI RAILWAY STATION ( NJP ), IS THE ONLY STATION IN THE WORLD WHERE YOU CAN FIND THREE GAUGES, THE BROAD GAUGE, THE METER GAUGE, AND THE NARROW GAUGE. NJP IS CONNECTED ALMOST TO ALL PARTS OF INDIA.
TRAIN TIMINGS OF SOME IMPORTANT TRAINS FROM SILIGURI TO MAJOR INDIAN GITIES IS GIVEN BELOW:-
|TRAIN NAME||DESTINATION||TIME ( approx )|
|Darjeeling Mail||Calcutta(Sealdah)||14 hrs|
|Kamrup Express||Calcutta(Howrah)||14 hrs|
|Kanchenjunga Exp.||Calcutta(Sealdah)||13 hrs|
|Teesta Torsa Exp.||Calcutta(Sealdah)||16 hrs|
|Saraighat Exp.||Calcutta(Howrah)||13 hrs|
|Uttar Banga Exp.||Calcutta(Sealdah)||14 hrs|
|Kanchan Kanya Exp.||Calcutta(Sealdah)||14 hrs|
|Mahananda Exp.||Delhi||30 hrs|
|Brahmaputra Mail||Delhi||24-32 hrs|
|Brahmaputra Mail||Guwahati||11 hrs|
|North East Exp.||Delhi||29 hrs|
|North East Exp.||Guwahati||10 hrs|
|Avadh Assam Exp.||Delhi||25 hrs|
|Avadh Assam Exp.||Guwahati||11 hrs|
|Rajdhani Exp.||Delhi||22 hrs|
|Rajdhani Exp.||Guwahati||6 hrs|
|Trivandrum Exp.||Trivandrum||52 hrs|
|Trivandrum Exp.||Guwahati||13 hrs|
|Guwahati Dadar||Mumbai||52 hrs|
|Guwahati Dadar||Guwahati||10 hrs|
|Lohit Exp.||Jammu Tawi||50 hrs|
|Lohit Exp.||Guwahati||20 hrs|
|Guwahati Bangalore||Bangalore||49 hrs|
|Dooars Exp.||Guwahati||12 hrs|
Note: The trains given on this list are some major trains form New Jalpaiguri Railway Station to major cities of India.
DARJEELING HIMALAYAN RAILWAY ‘WORLD HERITAGE’
This locomotive with little changes still running over hundred years as Toy Train. The Train gains its gradient with the help of loops and zigzags, is a marvel of engineering feat. The highest point in this line is Ghoom Railway Station which is 7407 ft. The journey takes more than 7 hours and line passes through green forests and tea gardens. A must for the steam locomotive enthusiast. Diesel Engine introduced on 21st May 2000 from Darjeeling to NJP and vice versa.
For Reservations in Siliguri: Railway City Booking Office, Bidhan Road, near Kanchenjunga Stadium, Siliguri- 734401. Phone: 91-0353-423333.
For Train Timings and Enquiry ( NJP ): +91-0353-561555/561225/561223
From Reservations and Details visit the
official site of Indian Railways: www.indianrailways.com
N Be aware of frauds in NJP Railway Station, Railway City Booking. Take very good care of your luggage and do not trust any strangers. For Booking and Reservation contact Official Personnel's of Indian Railways only. Avoid ticket brokers in Siliguri Railway City Booking.
Communication by Air:
AIR: The nearest airport Bagdogra is primarily for Darjeeling Hill areas. Bagdogra is 12 kms (7.5 miles) from Siliguri. Journey Time – about 15 mins( by road ).
Indian Airlines, Jet Airways operate regular services to Calcutta, Delhi and Guwahati. (from Bagdogra)
Helicopter service from Bagdogra to Gangtok( Sikkim )
Indian Airlines Bagdogra International Airport: +91-0353-551666 ( General Information ), +91-0353-551192 ( Flight Information ). Or visit the Official Website of Indian Airlines: www.indian-airlines.com
Jet Airways: +91-0353-551588 Or visit the Official Website of Jet Airways: www.jetairways.com
Siliguri is connected to Calcutta, Darjeeling, Sikkim, Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, and entire Dooars and Terai by large network of roads. Both Public and Private buses ply to these places regularly.
North Bengal State Transport Corporation ( N.B.S.T.C.), Contact: Phone:- +91-0353-514920/512973 ( Enquiry and Booking). Address: Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus, near Siliguri Junction Railway Station, Siliguri. N.B.S.T.C. ply buses mainly to Calcutta and Plains in North Bengal.
Sikkim Nationalized Transport (S.N.T.): Sikkim Nationalised Transport ply's buses mainly to entire Sikkim. For hills of Sikkim, Sikkim Nationalized Transport is suited rather than N.B.S.T.C. Moreover drivers of (S.N.T.) are very much experienced in the rough terrains of the Himalayas. Contact: Phone:- +91-0353-420528. Address: Sikkim Nationalized Transport, Hill Cart Road, Siliguri.
Private buses and taxis ply to almost all parts of North Bengal and Sikkim, they provide good communication bridge between the plains and the hills. Over the years they matured into a reliable transportation system.
There are regular bus and taxis to Darjeeling, Gangtok ( Capital of Sikkim ), Kurseong, Kalimpong, Mirik and other terrain places. These private taxis are more reliable than Government Services, and they are fast and safe.
Darjeeling, Gangtok & Kurseong ( Taxi ):- Darjeeling and Kurseong Jeep Stand, Near West Bengal Tourism Office, Siliguri.
Kalimpong:- Kalimpong Jeep Stand, Near
Bus Services:- Private buses of Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kalimpong, Mirik are available from Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus.
Note: Time Table of Trains, Flights and Buses can vary from time to time, no accuracy is guaranteed by us in this section of site.
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