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Alleppey Express is one of the oldest trains in the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways that runs from Chennai to Alappuzha. The train was introduced in 1944. The Government of Kerala, in 2012, has officially asked an extension of this train to VIkram Sarabhai Terminal in the state capital of Thiruvananthapuram. Alleppey Express earlier used to run from Chennai to Kochi until it was extended to Alleppey
The train's assigned number is 16041. The corresponding Chennai Express runs from Alleppey to Chennai (train number 16042).
- 2 2-tier AC coaches
- 4 3-tier AC coaches
- 12 second class sleeper coaches
- 5 General Compartment