Chennai Hazrat Nizamuddin Duronto Express

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Chennai Duronto Express
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Chennai Duronto at the Chennai Central
Service type Duronto Express
Current operator(s) Southern Railway[1]
Start Chennai Central
Stops 2
End Hazrat Nizamuddin
Distance travelled 2,174 km (1,351 mi)
Service frequency 2 days a week.
On-board services
Class(es) AC 1st Class, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class
Seating arrangements No
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes, Pantry Car attached
Rolling stock 2
Track gauge Broad - 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 76 km/h (Average - including halts)

The Chennai - Hazrat Nizamuddin Duronto Express or Chennai Duronto is a Duronto non-stop express train of Indian Railways, which connects Chennai, the state capital of Tamil Nadu with New Delhi the national capital. It is operated by the Southern Railway with 12269/12270 train numbers.

Coach Composition[edit]

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).

See Also[edit]


  1. ^ "Indiarailinfo - Chennai Duronto". Indiarailinfo. Retrieved 17 August 2014.