Jaipur is very well connected by Railways with almost all major cities of India, through broad gauge. Jaipur has several railway stations. Jaipur Railway station is the headquarters of the North Western Railway Zone of Indian Railways.
Some parts of Rajasthan like Sri Ganganagar, Churu and Siker still have meter gauge. Jaipur is connected to these through meter gauge network. There are direct trains available for Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahmadabad, Bangalore, Lucknow, Indore, Bhopal, Agra, Hardwar, Jammu, and several other important cities in India.
Important trains that connect Delhi to Jaipur are Shatabdi Express and Pinkcity Express. One of the most luxurious and famous train, The Palace on Wheels, also takes a scheduled stoppage in the Pink City of Jaipur.
Palace on Wheels
Palace on wheels is the Royal train for tourists. It is very luxurious and runs through various popular tourists destinations of Rajasthan including Jaipur. The train is operated Indian Railways in collaboration with the Tourism department of Rajasthan. The train looks like a Palace and is rated as one of the top ten luxurious trains in the world. It is basically the modern renovated form of Royal coaches and Saloons of previous Kings of Rajasthan.
Railways Helpline Numbers Jaipur
Railway Enquiry Number Jaipur: 131
Station Suptd. Durgapura: 0141-2721787 Railway Record Enquiry: 132
Station Suptd. Gandhi Nagar: 0141-2510416
Reservation Computerised (PNR Enquiry): 135
Station Suptd. Jaipur: 0141-2201553
Station Suptd. Kanakpura: 0141-2355824
Station Suptd. Sanganer: 0141-2731635
Contact details for 'Palace on Wheels'
Authorised Marketing Agents for Palace on Wheels Train Tour (RTDC):
Lawrence Travels & Tours (P) Ltd. Chandralok Building, Ground Floor, 36 Janpath New Delhi-110001 ( India) Tel. : +91-11-4686 8686, 2332 3628 Fax : +91-11-23357478 Mobile : +91-98101 45718