Pothigai Express

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Pothigai Express
Pothigai Express (MS - SCT) Route map

The Pothigai Express is a Superfast train service running between Chennai Egmore and Sengottai on the Southern Railway zone of the government-owned Indian Railways.[1] The service was extended from Tenkasi to Sengottai in 2008 following gauge conversion work the previous year.[2][3]

Train 12661 starts daily at 8:50 pm, departing Chennai Egmore for Sengottai, and train number 12662 in the opposite direction.[4]

Coach Composition[edit]

The train runs consists of 26 carriages: 1 AC II Tier, 5 AC III Tier, 13 III Tier Sleeper, 4 Unreserved and 2 luggage coaches.[5] Its top speed is 90 km/h.[citation needed]

Loco 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
BSicon LDER.svg LUGGAGE GEN GEN S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6 S7 S8 S9 S10 S11 S12 S13 B1 B2 B3 B4 B5 A1 GEN GEN LUGGAGE

Stations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EXTENDED TO SENGOTTAI". Southern Railway press release No.186. 2008. Retrieved 2009-04-04. [dead link]
  2. ^ Staff reporter (May 6, 2007). "Pothigai Express to run 6 days a week". The Hindu online edition. Retrieved 2009-04-04. 
  3. ^ Special correspondent (February 6, 2008). "Pothigai Express extended to Senkottai". The Hindu online edition. Retrieved 2009-04-04. 
  4. ^ "Timings of Podhigai, Nellai Express trains to change". The Hindu online edition. 
  5. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/additional-coaches-for-podhigai-express/article3899603.ece