“The train is a small world moving through a larger world. -Elisha Cooper, ‘Train’(2013).
As we talk about trains, everyone needs to know that the Indian Railways (IR) is the third-largest railway network in the world by size. It has a route length of 67,956 km (42,226 mi) as of 31 March 2020. Around 45,881 km (28,509 mi) or 71% of the broad-gauge routes are electrified with 25 kV 50 Hz AC electric traction as of 1st April 2021. IR is a legal body under the Ministry of Railways, Government of India At operates India’s national railway system. It is the major mode of transportation in India. Silchar railway station is located at Tarapur, Silchar, in Assam. If you are staying in Silchar or nearby, you will know that people mostly travel from Silchar to Guwahati or through Guwahati. So, if you are planning to travel to Guwahati, this blog can be of great help to you. This blog will cover all the trains available from Silchar to Guwahati, which will provide you with a hustle-free experience and help you enjoy your trip to the fullest.
15612 Silchar Guwahati Express
Silchar to Guwahati: 20:05 – 07:45
Available on: Sunday, Wednesday, Friday
Time duration: 11 hours and 40 minutes
- SL- ₹ 240, Tatkal- ₹ 340
- 3 AC- ₹ 645, Tatkal- ₹ 960
- 2 AC- ₹ 915, Tatkal- ₹ 1335
13176 Silchar Sealdah Kanchanjunga
Silchar to Guwahati: 10:45 – 22:43
Available on: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time duration: 11 hours and 58 minutes
• 2 S- ₹ 145, Tatkal- ₹ 160
• SL- ₹ 240, Tatkal- ₹ 395
• 3 AC- ₹ 645, Tatkal- ₹ 1105
• 2 AC- ₹ 915, Tatkal- ₹ 1540
15616 Silchar Guwahati Special
Silchar to Guwahati: 07:20 – 20:00
Available on: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Time duration: 12 hours and 40 minutes
• 2 S- ₹ 135, Tatkal- ₹ 145
• SL- ₹ 220, Tatkal- ₹ 320
• 3 AC- ₹ 585, Tatkal- ₹ 900
We hope that the details mentioned above of the trains available from Silchar to Guwahati will prove to be useful in planning your next journey.
Do you want to know about Silchar Railway Station and Silchar Guwahati broad-gauge?
The Silchar Railway Station was first inaugurated under Assam Bengal Railway in the year 1898. It was incorporated to serve tea plantations on Assam owned by the British. Assam Bengal Railway has III sections, where the Silchar railway station came under Section I. In 1896-1898, the section opened and later extended to Lumding in 1903. Previously it was named Comilla–Akhaura–Kulaura–Badarpur. However, after the protest that the Bengalis made of Barak Valley on 19 May 1961, it was named as Bhasa
Later, the people of Barak Valley had to wait for almost two decades to have broad-gauge rail connectivity. Finally, in 2015, the first passenger train Service was flagged on the newly converted Lumding-Silchar rail route. Further, the train and two other training are now running between Silchar and Guwahati, via Haflong and Lumding, covering a distance of 380 km, in more or less about 12 hr. Previously, the people of the valley had to face lots of struggle in transporting from Barak Valley to other places, due to the landslide, etc. The broad-gauge rail connectivity brought a light of happiness to the people of Barak Valley.