|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|
|End||Kakinada Port Station|
|Distance travelled||702 km (436 mi)|
|Average journey time||16 hours, 20 minutes|
|Service frequency||Daily each way|
|Sleeping arrangements||43 km/h (27 mph) average with halts|
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.
Arrival and departure
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. Train no:17644 depart from Kakinada Port every day at 14:40 hrs. reaching Chennai the next day at 06:30 hrs.
Route and halts
- Chennai Egmore
- New Guntur
- Vijayawada Junction
- Kakinada Town
- Kakinada port
Average speed and frequency
The train will run with an average speed of 43 km/h The train will run on daily basis.
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- "Circar Express/17643 Express Chennai Egmore". India Rail Info. 2011-10-08. Retrieved 2012-04-14.
- "Circar Express/17644 Express Kakinada Port". India Rail Info. 2011-03-03. Retrieved 2012-04-14.
- "Indian Railway Passenger reservation Enquiry". Indianrail.gov.in. Retrieved 2012-04-14.
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