Chennai Coimbatore Shatabdi Express

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Chennai Coimbatore Shatabdi Express
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Chennai Coimbatore Shatabdi Express
Service type Shatabdi Express
First service 27 January 2011 as Chennai Coimbatore AC Duronto Express
Current operator(s) Indian Railways
Start Chennai Central
Stops 3
End Coimbatore Junction
Distance travelled 496 km
Average journey time 6h 40m
Service frequency Daily, except Tuesday
Train number(s) 12243 U, 12244 D
On-board services
Class(es) CC, Ex
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements No
Catering facilities Yes
Rolling stock 1
Track gauge Broad - 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 74 km/hr (Average)

Chennai Coimbatore AC Shatabdi Express is a superfast train between Chennai Central and Coimbatore Junction[1]

Train Type[edit]

This train is a typical Shatabdi Express. It has 3 commercial stops in between the starting station & the ending station. Stoppages at

This train completes its journey within day-time, has catering services, has only sitting berths and entire passenger coaches are air-conditioned.


This train runs daily, except Tuesday. Train no: 12243 departs Chennai Central at 07:15 hrs and reaches Coimbatore Junction at 13:55 hrs. Similarly, for return direction, Train no: 12244 departs Coimbatore Junction at 15:20 hrs and reaches Chennai Central at 22:05 hrs.[2]

Coach Composition[edit]

The rake has 10 AC Chair Cars, 1 AC Executive chair car and 2 EOG Cars making a total of 13 coaches.[3] All the passenger coaches of this train are air-conditioned.

See also[edit]