Circar Express

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Circar Express
Circar Express.jpg
Service type Mail/Express
Status Running
Locale Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
First service Chennai Central - Kakinada Port
Last service Chennai Egmore - Kakinada Port
Current operator(s) Southern Railway Zone
Start Chennai Central
Stops 30
End Kakinada Port Station
Distance travelled 702 km (436 mi)
Average journey time 16 hours, 20 minutes
Service frequency Daily each way
On-board services
Sleeping arrangements 43 km/h (27 mph) average with halts
Route map
Circar Express Route map.jpg

The Circar Express is a daily express train run by Indian Railways running from Egmore Railways station (Chennai) Tamil Nadu to Kakinada Port railway station (COA) via Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. Main towns on the way are Nellore, Chirala, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry and Kakinada. The train operates daily and covers a distance of 702 km.[1]

Arrival and departure[edit]

Train on:17643 depart from Chennai Egmore to Kakinada Port every day at 17:20 hrs. from platform no.9 reaching Kakinada Port the next day at 09:40 hrs.[2] Train no:17644 depart from Kakinada Port every day at 14:40 hrs. reaching Chennai the next day at 06:30 hrs.[3]

Route and halts[edit]

Average speed and frequency[edit]

The train will run with an average speed of 43 km/h The train will run on daily basis.


  1. ^ "Circar Express in India". 2005-06-07. Retrieved 2012-04-14. 
  2. ^ "Circar Express/17643 Express Chennai Egmore". India Rail Info. 2011-10-08. Retrieved 2012-04-14. 
  3. ^ "Circar Express/17644 Express Kakinada Port". India Rail Info. 2011-03-03. Retrieved 2012-04-14. 
  4. ^ "Indian Railway Passenger reservation Enquiry". Retrieved 2012-04-14. 

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