Shekhawati gets broad gauge connectivity to Delhi

Shekhawati Havelis

Shekhawati the storybook town of Rajasthan which is famous for its frescoes and painted havelis on Tuesday received a wonderful gift from Railway Ministry of India! The tourist town, which is also home to the 17th century palace ‘Alsisar Mahal’ in Jhunjhunu got the direct connectivity of rail route for Haryana, NCR, followed by Mumbai and Ahmadabad via broad gauge.


The first train of the route ‘Sikar Delhi Sarai Rohilla’ was flagged of by Rail Minister on August 01, 2015 along with another passenger Train between Sikar and Rewari via Loharu.

With this remarkable initiative, the people who wish to spend royal vacations and the much awaited Magnetic Fields Festival at Alsisar Mahal in Jhunjhunu will get direct train access from Haryana and Delhi without visiting Jaipur. Other prominent stops for the train are Sikar, Chirawa, Pilani Rewari and Loharu.

Magnetic Fields

Sikar, Jhunjhunu, and other parts of Shekhawati region are the most visited tourist destinations for their magnificent havelis (mansions), incredibly painted walls and the popular annual Magnetic Fields Festival held at Alsisar Mahal Jhunjhunu.  Earlier, the tourists and domestic travelers had to come to Jaipur to reach their destinations. Now they can directly board a train from Sikar and reach Rewari, Gurgaon and New Delhi via Jhunjhunu-Chirawa-Loharu route. Also to return they will have a direct train from these destinations for New Delhi itself.

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