The train uses a hybrid LHB rake and does not have any rake sharing arrangement as such. The rake consists of 2 SLRs, 8 Sleeper Class Coaches, 4 AC 3 Tier Coaches, 2 AC 2 Tier Coaches, 1 AC First Coach and 1 Pantry Car making a total of 18 coaches.
It 12270/12269 leaves Chennai Central at 06:40 and reaches Hazrat Nizamuddin at 10:35 (27 hours, 55 minutes). This train is available weekly two times Monday and Friday from Chennai and Tuesday and Sunday from Delhi. At the other end at Delhi the train departs at 15:50 at Hazrat Nizamuddin and arrives Chennai central at 20:10 (28 hours, 20 minutes). This train passes 303 intermediate stations with 6 technical halts over a total distance of 2,174 kilometres (1,351 mi).