Tiruchirappalli – Tirunelveli Intercity Express

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Tiruchirappalli – Tirunelveli Intercity Express
Overview
Service type Regional rail Express
Status Operating
Locale Tiruchi & Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu)
First service July 14, 2012; 2 years ago (2012-07-14)
Current operator(s) Southern Railway zone
Route
Start Tiruchirappalli Junction
Stops 6
End Tirunelveli Junction
Distance travelled 317 km (197 mi)
Average journey time 5 Hours 45 Minutes
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 22627/22628
On-board services
Class(es) CC, 2S, SLR, SLRD and UR/GS
Disabled access Handicapped/disabled access
Seating arrangements Open coach
(Reserved)
Corridor coach
(Unreserved)
Sleeping arrangements No
Auto-rack arrangements No
Catering facilities No
Observation facilities Windows in all carriages
Entertainment facilities No
Baggage facilities Overhead racks
Baggage carriage
Technical
Rolling stock Locomotive:
WDM-2/WDM 3A/
WDP-4B/WDP-4B (GOC)
Bogie:
One AC Chair car (CC)
Six Second seating (2S)
Six UR/GS
One SLR
One SLRD
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Electrification No
Operating speed 56 kilometres per hour (35 mph)
Track owner(s) Southern Railway zone
Timetable number(s) 7/7A[1]
Route map
(TPJ - TEN) Intercity Express Route map.jpg

Tiruchirappalli – Tirunelveli Intercity Express is a regional rail connecting Trichy with Tirunelveli in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

General Information[edit]

This train was introduced during the 2012-2013 Railway Budget as a new daily train between Tiruchirappalli and Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu, India.[2][3] The train, numbered as 22627/22628, made its inaugural run on 14 July 2012.[4][5] And it made its regular service since 15 July 2012.[6]

Rakes[edit]

The train has 15 bogies comprising One A/C Chair car (CC), Six Second seating (2S), Six Unreserved coaches (UR/GS), One Luggage rake (SLR), Four General compartments (Unreserved), One Luggage rake (SLR) and One second class coach for disabled passengers (SLRD).[a]

Loco 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
BSicon LDER.svg SLRD GS GS GS D6 D5 D4 D3 D2 D1 C1 GS GS GS SLR

Schedule[edit]

The train numbered 22627 leaves Tiruchirappalli Junction at 07:15 hours and arrives Tirunelveli Junction at 13:00 hours. On the return direction, the train numbered as 22628 leaves Tirunelveli Junction at 14:15 hours and reaches Tiruchirappalli Junction at 20:00 hours.[7][b] The stoppages for the train are Dindigul Jn, Madurai Jn, Virudhunagar Jn, Satur, Kovilpatti and Vanchimaniyachi Jn.[6]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The coach composition is subject to change.
  2. ^ The timings are in Indian Standard Time.

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