Chennai Thiruvananthapuram AC Duronto Express

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Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram AC Duronto Express
Service type Duronto Express
Locale Tamil Nadu Kerala
Current operator(s) Indian Railways (From 15th Dec 2012)
Distance travelled 895 km (556 mi)
Service frequency bi-weekly
On-board services
Class(es) AC 1,2,3
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes

The Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram Super AC Express (Train Number 22207/22208) (formerly Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram AC Duronto Express) is a superfast AC express train of the Indian Railways, announced in 2011-12 Railway Budget by Mamata Banerjee (Minister of Railways) connecting Chennai (MAS) to Thiruvananthapuram (TVC).

The Train was first flagged off on 15 December 2012 by Minister of State, Mr Shashi Tharoor.

The train has been converted from non-stop Duranto to an AC Superfast Express with effect from 22.11.2013, with commercial stoppages at Ernakulam Jn. and Kollam Jn.


1 AC First, 3 AC 2-Tier, 9 AC 3-Tier, 1 AC Pantry, 2 EOGs (Electrical cars).

Timings & Route[edit]

(From Nov 22 2013)

Chennai Central dep. 16.30 (Tue, Fri) Kollam Junction arr. 04.00 & dep. 04.02 Trivandrum Central arr. 05.45

Trivandrum Central dep. 21.30 (Wed, Sat) Kollam Junction arr. 22.23 & dep. 22.27 Chennai Central arr. 10.30

Route: Via Vellore-Katpadi junction, Erode Junction, Palakkad Junction, Ernakulam Junction, Alleppey, Kollam Junction

Technical Stops: Jolarpet Junction (From TVC - MAS), Erode Junction, Palakkad Junction, Ernakulam Junction

Commercial stops (announced w.e.f. 22 Nov 2013): Ernakulam Junction, Kollam Junction


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