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Travel time to be cut by 5 hours between Delhi and Katra, Vaishno Devi

This initiative was taken to improve connectivity between the two locations

The travel time will also be reduced by 5 hours and the distance between Delhi and Katra will be reduced to 588 km from now on.

An initiative was taken by the Delhi-Amritsar-Katra corridor to improve connectivity between the two locations made this possible. The contribution of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will also make things easier for travelers and drastically reduce travel time.

Bahadurgarh border in Delhi will be connected with Katra via Nakodar and Gurdaspur in Punjab. As per fresh reports, this will be done under a 670 km greenfield expressway project.

Reportedly, a total of 12 hours is the time taken by the pilgrims to reach Katra from Delhi. Therefore, this time will be reduced by a total of 40 km by this upcoming corridor. This will save five hours for the travelers by successfully reducing the distance between the destinations.

In addition to this, the time it takes to reach Amritsar from Delhi will also be reduced. They will be able to reach them in less than 5 hours.

Some major holy towns and cities will be covered by the Katra-Delhi Express Road. Vaishno Devi and Amritsar are the major locations that fall on the route. Apart from this, Jalandhar, Kathua, Kapurthala, and Ludhiana will fall along the route.

In another update, many reports are telling us that many people fall prey to fake websites when they are booking their journey to the Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu and Kashmir.

Regarding this, the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board advised pilgrims to book their details only on the shrine board’s mobile application or the official website, http://maavaishnodevi.org.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/travel/travel-news/delhi-katra-expressway-to-cut-travel-time-between-delhi-vaishno-devi-by-5-hours/as90072077.cms#:~:text=Reportedly%2C%20it%20takes%20pilgrims%20around,saving%20five%20hours%20of%20travel.

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