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Neha Kanwar Feb 15 2013

How to go to Kanyakumari by train from Delhi?

Aloke Bajpai Feb 16 2013
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The fastest train from Delhi to Kanyakumari is Thirukkural Express which still takes 50 hours (if you are lucky) - and can stretch to 60 hours if the train is delayed ! The other option is Himsagar Express. 

You can see our page of all trains from Delhi to Kanyakumari too. 


I am envious as there is so much to learn, see and experience in those 3 days on a train. In the 1980s, Doordarshan ran a television series featuring Om Puri and directed by Shyam Benegal, called Yatra. This showed his journey from Kanyakumari to Kashmir on board the Himsagar Express (reverse of your journey). 


You can watch them on Youtube here if you're interested:






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