Check all the details about the Shalimar Express Train from here. Check the Shalimar train schedule ticket price from here. The Shalimar Express train is a passenger train that is operated from Karachi to Lahore daily. The train covers a distance of 1,286 km in approximately 19 hours and 10 minutes to complete its journey. Shalimar train travels on the stretch of the Wazirabad-Narowal Branch line, Karachi-Peshawar Railway line, and Shahdara Bagh- Chak Amru Branch. The train was inaugurated in 1979. The Shalimar Express train is the first ever Air-Conditioned train on the Pakistan Railway. It is named after the historic (Shalimar Gardens) situated in Lahore. According to the numbers given by the Pakistan Railway Station, the Shalimar Express has 27 UP and 28 DN numbers.
Route of Shalimar Express Train
The Shalimar Express train numbers 27 UP and 28 DN that run from Karachi to Lahore and Lahore to Karachi on the mail line from the Faisalabad route side takes it stops at Shorkot Cantt Jn, Khanewal Multan Cantt, Toba Tek Singh, Khanpur jn, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Ghotk, Rohri jn, Nawabshah jn, Hyderabad jn, Landhi jn and Drig Roa. It means both of the trains have total 14 stops on each side.
Classes of Shalimar Trains
The Shalimar express train has provided the passengers with total 3 type of classes
- Economy class
- AC lower
- AC parlor
Shalimar Train Ticket Price
The ticket price for non AC berth/seat varies from 1200-1800/Rs and the ticket price for AC seat is from 1800-2800/Rs. The price of the ticket varies from time to time and an additional 500/Rs has been charged for advance booking for Karachi to Lahore.
Shalimar Train Karachi To Lahore Timings | Shalimar Train route
|Rahim Yar Khan
|Toba Tek Singh
The Shalimar Express departure time from Karachi Cantt is 6:00 AM. While the train reached its destination at Faisalabad station at 10:35 PM.