Sawai Madhopur Junction railway station is a major railway station on New Delhi–Mumbai main line of the West Central Railway zone network.
The government has approved the construction of a new broad gauge line between Ajmer and Sawai Madhopur via Tonk in Rajasthan. The total length of the new line will be 165 km. The line will be completed in eight years during the 13th Plan period. It will be an alternate route between Chittaurgarh and Sawai Madhopur on the Delhi – Ahmedabad route.
There is an ongoing survey for a new line between Jhansi Junction and Shivpuri in Madhya Pradesh which would be further connected to Sawai Madhopur and Jaipur.
The station serves as an important halt for all trains that are bound for Jaipur, Mumbai & Delhi. Trains that are bound for Jaipur reverse direction & switch over to diesel traction here.
The station got the award for the Best Tourist Friendly Railway Station by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at a glittering ceremony at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on the occasion of the Union Tourism Ministry’s ‘National Tourism Awards for the year 2014-2015’. Earlier, Sawai Madhopur railway station has also been awarded as the ‘First Heritage Railway Station
The Indian Railway considered the proposal of the World Wildlife Fund to promote sanctuaries as tourist destinations, to showcase jungle life and to spread awareness about conservation and promote tourism, and began the campaign with railway stations at Sawai Madhopur and Bharatpur for pictorial representation of natural habitats, wildlife, trees, bushes, waterbodies. These paintings have made the railway station a living art museum.
Some trains are originate and passes through Sawai Madhopur Junction
18631:Ranchi Garibnwaz Express
59801:Kota - Jaipur Passenger
14709:Bikaner - Puri Express
12478:Jammu Tawi Jamnagr Express
59802:Jaipur - Ratlam Fast Passenger
19023:Mumbai - Firozpur Janata Express
19021:Bandra Lucknow Express