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Railways in Ambala

Railway Stations in AmbalaAmbala is easily approachable by railways from most of the major cities and towns of northern India and also from many other parts of India.

Ambala is also the divisional headquarters and a significant railway junction of northern zone of Indian Railways.

Ambala is served by four broad gauge railway lines which are:
  • Railway line towards Delhi that goes through Panipat
  • Railway line towards Delhi passing through Meerut, Saharanpur connecting Haridwar, Dehradun etc
  • Railway line towards Kalka connecting Chandigarh and some parts of Himachal Pradesh
  • Railway line towards Amritsar and Jammu

Ambala Division became the part of Northern Railway Zone in 1987 when it has got 639 KM of the railway route transferred from Delhi Division and 348 KM of railway route transferred from Firozpur Division. In the year 1988 on 15th August, Ambala Division started operating as an independent Railway Division of Northern Railway. About 62% of Ambala Division serves various parts of Punjab State and the rest of the division serves states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh and the Union Territory, Chandigarh. There are 141 stations in this division including the UNESCO World Heritage Kalka-Shimla Railway Route. Ambala Railways play an important role in goods carriage especially in carrying cement, food grains and fertilizer to different other parts of the country.

Railway Stations in Ambala

Ambala city has three railway stations namely Ambla City Railway Station (Code: UBC) on Ambala Attari Line, Ambala Cantonment Station (Code: UMB) located at the junction of Moradabad – Ambala and Delhi – Kalka Line and Dhulkot Railway Station (Code: DKT) on Delhi – Kalka Line.

The main railway station of Ambala is the Ambala Cantonment Railway Station and it is one of the oldest railways stations of India. Cities like Amritsar, Chandigarh, Jammu, Delhi, Ajmer, Jaipur, Kanpur, Patna, Mumbai, Surat, Pune, Chennai and Howrah have regular trains to reach Ambala and vice versa. Ambala Cantonment Railway Station has secured a place in the list of top 100 booking stations of Indian Railways with about 1.6 lakhs passenger booking every day. Ambala Cantonment Railway Station is situated at a height of about 273 M. The nearest airport of Ambala Railway Station is the Chandigarh Airport that is located about 33 KM from the railway station.

Railways in Ambala

History of Ambala Railway Station

In the year 1870, the 483 KM long railway line of Amritsar to Ghaziabad was completed connecting Ambala and Saharanpur. It was part of Sind-Punjab-Delhi Railways of British Era. This railway line connected Delhi and Multan. The Delhi-Kalka Line connecting Ambala was started in the year 1891. Electrification of Kurkshetra – Ambala Sector and Chandigarh – Ambala Sector happened between 1996 and 1999. Electrification of Ambala – Saharanpur Sector was done during 1996 to 1998.

Facilities at Ambala Railway Station

There is an AC retiring room in Ambala Cantonment Station which has double-bed facility. A dormitory with 6 beds is also there in this railway station. Other amenities available at this railway station are computer reservation counter, book stall and refreshment rooms serving veg and non-veg food items.

Trains from Ambala

Ambala Cantonment Railway Station ranks second in the list of Shatabdi Express trains passing through a particular station, Delhi being the first rank holder.

Trains from Ambala


The Shatabdi Express Trains passing through Ambala Cantonment Railway Station are:

Train No.: 12005
Train Name:
New Delhi - Kalka Shatabdi Express
Arrival at Ambala Cantonment: 19:55
Departure from Ambala Cantonment: 19:58
Origin: New Delhi
Destination: Kalka
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 12006
Train Name:
Kalka - New Delhi Shatabdi Express
Arrival at Ambala Cantonment: 8:10
Departure from Ambala Cantonment: 8:12
Origin: Kalka
Destination: New Delhi
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 12011
Train Name:
Kalka Shatabdi Express
Arrival at Ambala Cantonment: 10:28
Departure from Ambala Cantonment: 10:30
Origin: Delhi
Destination: Kalka
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 12012
Train Name:
Kalka Shatabdi
Arrival at Ambala Cantonment: 19:03
Departure from Ambala Cantonment: 19:05
Origin: Kalka
Destination: Delhi
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 12045
Train Name:
New Delhi - Chandigarh Shatabdi
Arrival at Ambala Cantonment: 21:55
Departure from Ambala Cantonment: 21:57
Origin: New Delhi
Destination: Chandigarh
Days of the week: All days of the week except Sunday

Train No.: 12046
Train Name
: Chandigarh - New Delhi Shatabdi
Arrival at Ambala Cantonment: 12:40
Departure from Ambala Cantonment: 12:42
Origin: Chandigarh
Destination: New Delhi
Days of the week: All days of the week except Sunday

Train No.: 12013
Train Name:
Amritsar Shatabdi Express
Arrival at Ambala Cantonment: 19:05
Departure from Ambala Cantonment: 19:07
Origin: New Delhi
Destination: Amritsar Junction
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 12014
Train Name:
Amritsar Shatabdi
Arrival at Ambala Cantonment: 8:36
Departure from Ambala Cantonment: 8:38
Origin: Amritsar Junction
Destination: New Delhi
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 12029
Train Name:
Swarna Shatabdi Express
Arrival at Ambala Cantonment: 9:55
Departure from Ambala Cantonment: 9:57
Origin: New Delhi
Destination: Ambala Cantonment
Days of the week: All days of the week except Thursday

Train No.: 12030
Train Name:
Amritsar New Delhi Swarna Shatabdi
Arrival at Ambala Cantonment: 20:30
Departure from Ambala Cantonment: 20:32
Origin: Amritsar Junction
Destination: New Delhi
Days of the week: All days of the week except Thursday

Train No.: 12031
Train Name:
Amritsar Shatabdi
Arrival at Ambala Cantonment: 10:18
Departure from Ambala Cantonment: 10:20
Origin: New Delhi
Destination: Amritsar Junction
Days of the week: Once in a week on Thursday

Train No.: 12032
Train Name:
Amritsar Shatabdi
Arrival at Ambala Cantonment: 20:30
Departure from Ambala Cantonment: 20:32
Origin: Amritsar Junction
Destination: New Delhi
Days of the week: Once in a week on Thursday

The details of trains originating from or ending at Ambala Cantonment Station:

Train No.: 14525
Train Name:
Ambala – Sri Ganganagar Intercity
Departure from Origin: 5:15
Arrival at Destination: 12:00
Origin: Ambala Cantonment
Destination: Sri Ganganagar
Days: All Days of the Week

Train No.: 14526
Train Name:
Sri Ganganagar– Intercity Ambala
Departure from Source: 14:00
Arrival at Destination: 20:55
Origin: Sri Ganganagar
Destination: Ambala Cantonment
Days: All Days of the Week

Train No.: 54758
Train Name:
Sri Ganganagar – Ambala Cantonment Passenger
Departure from Origin: 10:45
Arrival at Destination: 19:35
Origin: Sri Ganganagar
Destination: Ambala Cantonment
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 54556
Train Name:
Bhatinda – Ambala Passenger
Departure from Origin: 17:25
Arrival at Ambala City Station: 22:48
Arrival at Destination: 23:10
Origin: Bhatinda Junction
Destination: Ambala Cantonment
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 54558
Train Name:
Patiala Amabla Passenger
Departure from Orgin: 17:15   
Arrival at Ambala City: 18:15
Arrival at Destination: 18:35
Origin: Patiala
Destination: Ambala Cantonment
Days of the week: All days of the week except Sunday

Train No.: 54557
Train Name:
Ambala Patiala Passenger
Departure from Origin: 7:40
Arrival at Ambala City Station: 7:52
Arrival at Destination: 9:00
Origin: Ambala
Destination: Patiala
Days of the week: All days of the week except Sunday

Train No.: 54553
Train Name:
Ambala – Dhuri Passenger
Departure from Origin: 15:55
Arrival at Ambala City Station: 16:04
Arrival at Destination: 18:25
Origin: Ambala Cantonment
Destination: Dhuri Junction
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 54551
Train Name:
Ambala Bhatinda Passenger
Departure from Origin: 12:45
Arrival at Ambala City Station: 12:56
Arrival at Destination: 18:00
Origin: Ambala Cantonment
Destination: Bhatinda Junction
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 54552
Train Name:
Bhatinda Ambala Passenger
Departure from Origin: 7:30
Arrival at Ambala City: 12:16
Arrival at Destination: 12:40
Origin: Bhatinda Junction
Destination: Ambala Cantonment
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.:  54757
Train Name:
Ambala Cantonment – Sri Ganganagar Passenger
Departure from origin: 6:25
Arrival at Ambala City Station: 6:35
Arrival at Destination: 15:55
Origin: Ambala Cantonment
Destination: Sri Ganganagar
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 14521
Train Name:
Delhi – Ambala Inter City Express
Departure from Origin: 13:10
Arrival at Destination: 19:10
Origin: Delhi Junction
Destination: Ambala Cantonment
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 14522
Train Name:
Ambala – Delhi Intercity Express
Departure from Origin: 5:40
Arrival at Destination: 11:40
Origin: Ambala
Destination: Delhi Junction
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 14523
Train Name:
Hariharnath Express
Departure from Source: 7:25
Arrival at Destination: 7:55
Origin: Muzaffarpur Junction, Bihar
Destination: Ambala Cantonment
Days of the week: Monday, Thursday

Train No.: 14524
Train Name:
Ambala – Muzaffarpur Express
Departure from Origin: 22:45
Arrival at Source: 22:50
Origin: Ambala Cantonment
Destination: Muzaffarpur Junction, Bihar
Days of the week: Tuesday, Saturday

The other trains passing through Ambala Railway Station are:

Train No.: 13307
Train Name:
Ganga Sutlej Express
Arrival at Ambala: 4:09
Departure from Ambala: 4:10
Origin: Dhanbad Junction
Destination: Firozpur Cantonment
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 14646
Train Name:
Shalimar Express
Arrival at Ambala: 4:24
Departure from Ambala: 4:26
Origin: Jammu Tawi
Destination: Delhi
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.:  13049
Train Name: 
Amritsar Express
Arrival at Ambala: 4:58
Departure from Ambala: 4:59
Origin: Howrah Junction
Destination: Amritsar Junction
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 11078
Train Name:
Jhelum Express
Arrival at Ambala: 5:12
Departure from Ambala: 5:14
Origin: Jammu Tawi
Destination: Pune Junction
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 14682
Train Name:
Jalandhar New Delhi Express
Arrival at Ambala: 7:11
Departure from Ambala: 7:13
Origin: Jalandhar City
Destination: New Delhi
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 18110
Train Name:
Jammu Tawi Muri Rourkela Express
Arrival at Ambala: 00.06
Departure from Ambala: 00.08
Origin: Muri
Destination: Rourkela
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 18237
Train Name:
Chattishgarh Express
Arrival at Ambala: 2:36
Departure from Ambala: 2:38
Origin: Bilaspur
Destination: Amritsar Junction
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.:  14553
Train Name:
Himachal Express
Arrival at Ambala: 3:17
Departure from Ambala: 3:19
Origin: Delhi
Destination: Amb Andaura
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 24888
Train Name:
Barmer – Haridwar Link Express
Arrival at Ambala: 3:29
Departure from Ambala: 3:31
Origin: Barmer
Destination: Haridwar Junction
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.:  13152
Train Name:
Sealdah Express
Arrival at Ambala: 3:55
Departure from Ambala: 3:57
Origin: Jammu Tawi
Destination: Kolkata
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 11058
Train Name:
Amritsar Dadar Express
Arrival at Ambala: 14:56
Departure from Ambala: 14:58
Origin: Amritsar Junction
Destination: Mumbai
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 12925
Train Name:
Paschim Express
Arrival Time at Ambala: 15:07
Departure from Ambala: 15:09
Origin: Bandra Terminus, Maharashtra
Destination: Amritsar Junction
Days of the week: All days of the week

Train No.: 14674
Train Name:
Shaheed Express
Arrival at Ambala: 16:22
Departure from Ambala: 16:24
Origin: Amritsar Junction
Destination: Jaynagar
Days of the week: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Railway Ticket Agents in Ambala

You can get in touch with railway booking agents of Ambala to get your rail tickets booked without any hassle. Following are the details of rail ticket agents in Ambala:

Travel Solutions
Address:

S.C.O No – 97,
Behind Rai Market, Opposite Big Bazaar,
Ambala Cantonment,
Ambala-Haryana - 133001
Phone No.: 8042 756 841

Royal Holiday
Address:

Opposite M.C. Complex,
Behind Nigar Cinema,
Ambala Cantonment

Wave Tour and Travels
Address:

Mughal Canal
Sco No. 978/A
Ambala

Travel Nation
Address:

125,
Lawrence Road & Staff Road
Ambala-Haryana - 133001

Onkar Tour & Travels
Address:

2A,
Gobind Nagar,
Jagadhri Road
Ambala

Guru Nanak Enterprises
Address:

No. 2,
Seti Nagar
Ambala

S S Holidays
Address:

Shop No. 53,
Patel Nagar,
Ambala

Gatewayrail
Address:

B – 72,
Railway Colony,
Ambala Cantonment,
Ambala-Haryana – 133001

Shree Radhey Tour & Travel Pvt. Ltd.
Address:

67 – 68,
Amba Market
Ambala

Lakshya Holidays
Address:

Gandhi Market,
Opposite M.C. Market
Behind Nigar Cinema,
Ambala Cantonment,
Ambala – 133001

Astrica Travel
Address:

Office No. 5,
Chhabra Complex,
Mahesh Nagar,
Ambala

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