Shirdi is a major pilgrimage center bustling with religious tourists from all over the country. This small town in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra attracts thousands of visitors every year thronging this place to seek blessings of Sai Baba, the great saint of late 19th century. Shirdi being a major tourist destination is very well connected by air, road and rail. For tourists travelling by train Manmad junction was the nearest railway station to Shirdi situated at around 87 km from Shirdi. Later, a new railway station was built in Shirdi known as Shirdi Sainagar with Shirdi station code “SNSI” to facilitate tourists travelling by train from different parts of the country.
The Sai Nagar railway station with Shirdi station code “SNSI” was started in 2003 and completed in 2009. There a number of trains operating from the major cities of India to Shirdi Sainagar. To book your ticket from the place of your journey to Shirdi, you can login to www.irctc.co.in and search with the station code of your place in “From” field and enter the Shirdi station code “SNSI” in “To” field. A number of direct trains are listed in the results to this railway station with Shirdi station code “SNSI”.
A trip to Shirdi is definitely worth experiencing by everyone especially by ardent devotees of Sai Baba. With its own railway station, Shirdi is much more easily reachable from major centers of India. Make sure to book your ticket well in advance as there is a huge demand for tickets to Sai Nagar railway station with Shirdi station code “SNSI” from all corners of India. A place worth visiting by everyone, Shirdi with umpteen number of sightseeing options is definitely a must visit tourist destination in India.