Transportation in NeemuchNeemuch being an important part of Madhya Pradesh is well connected via roadways and railways to most parts of the country. From here you can catch train for Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi and other important cities. NH 79 links Neemuch with Ajmer and Chittor in Rajasthan and Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh. Further internal transportation of the city is robust enough to cater the need and requirements of the city.
Rail Connectivity in Neemuch
Neemuch Railway Station is the main railway station and is directly connected to neighboring districts like Ratlam and Chittorgarh. All the long distance and express trains plying towards Ratlam and Chittorgarh stations halt at Neemuch Railway Station. These trains arrive from important cities like Mumbai (Bandra), Ujjain, Udaipur, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ajmer, Kota, Indore. It is, however, very important bring to notice that only arrival trains from the above mentioned cities halt at Neemuch station, there are no return trains from Neemuch to any of these cities.
PNR and reservation enquiry: Dial 139
For Complaint of Rail Catering/Pantry Service:1800-111-139
Air Connectivity in NeemuchNeemuch doesn’t have its own airport. The nearest airport is Ahilyabai Holkar Airport located in Indore, some 273 kms away from Neemuch city. Neemuch and Indore are directly connected only via road. And fortunately there are decent government and also private buses plying between these two cities. Ahilyabai Holkar Airport is connected to almost all the important cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai etc via direct as well as indirect flights. Furthermore, all the leading airlines like Indian airlines, Spice jet, Indigo, Jet airways operate daily flights from here.
Devi Ahillyabai Holkar Airport,
Depalpur Road, Near Bijasan Temple,
Aerodrom Main Road, Indore – 452005,
Phone no: 91-731-2629455, 91-731-2622021 (R).
Roadways in NeemuchNeemuch District’s road connectivity is boosted by National Highway (NH) no 79 and State Highway (SH) no 31. NH 79 links Neemuch with Ajmer and Chittor in Rajasthan and Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh. The total length of this highway is 500 km, out of which 280 kms runs in Madhya Pradesh state. These 280 km are shared between Neemuch, Mandsaur and Indore. As for SH no 31 is concerned, it directly connects Neemuch with Dhar, Khargaon, Ratlam, Mandsaur and towns like Lebad, Nagda, Jaora and Nayagaon. Besides, SH no 31 also connects Neemuch to Bhusawal District of Maharashtra state.
Local Transportation in NeemuchAuto Rickshaw (three wheelers) is unarguably the most popular local mode of transportation in Neemuch. However, as of today they are legally permitted to operate only in Neemuch city and its adjoining towns. Besides, tempos also ply in huge number on the roads of the city. Along with auto rickshaws, they too have become important part of local transportation system. And lastly, private jeeps too today integral part of Neemuch transportation system. They usually ply to deep interiors where auto rickshaws and tempos are not allowed .
Overall, we can sum up that existing transport infrastructure in Neemuch is pretty decent, but definitely not up to the mark. This is true about local transportation as well as connectivity. While more long distance trains need to be linked to Neemuch Junction to improve its connectivity, on other hand number of auto rickshaws in Neemuch city also needs to be increased to improve local transportation.