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Jhelum Express :

The Jhelum Express (Hindi : झेलम एक्सप्रेस) is a daily train on the Indian Railways. It runs from Pune, the cultural capital of Maharashtra, to Jammu Tawi, the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir, in North India.

The train is strategically important, as it connects the headquarters of the Southern Command of the Indian Army, Pune, with an important border city.

The Jhelum Express is one of the oldest trains originating from Pune. Started in 1977, it was the first train connecting Pune to the capital city of New Delhi. The train was initially started for the army.

The train was named for the River Jhelum, a notable river in Jammu and Kashmir. The Up train, Pune - Jammu Tawi, has the number 11077, while the Down train, Jammu Tawi - Pune, is numbered 11078.

The Up train heading for Jammu Tawi leaves Pune at 17:20 hrs. It arrives New Delhi on the next day at 20:45 hrs, and Jammu Tawi on the third day at 09:20 hrs. The Down train leaves Jammu Tawi at 21:45 hrs and arrives New Delhi at 10:00 hrs the next morning. Finally it reaches Pune at 14:35 hrs on the third day

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