Trivandrum–Indore Express

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Trivandrum – Indore Express
Service type Mail/Express
Locale Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh
Current operator(s) Southern Railway
Start Trivandrum Central
Stops 33
End Indore Junction
Distance travelled 2,972 km (1,847 mi)
Average journey time 66 hours
Service frequency weekly
On-board services
Class(es) AC 1 Tier, AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper 3 Tier, Unreserved, Pantry
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Pantry Car
Operating speed 70 km/h (43 mph) average with halts
Route map
Ahilyanagari Express (INDB-TVC) Route map.jpg

The Trivandrum–Indore Express (Malayalam: തിരുവനന്തപുരം – ഇന്ഡോര്‍ അഹല്യനഗരി എക്സ്പ്രസ്സ്, Hindi: तिरुवनंतपुरम – इंदौर अहल्यनगरी एक्सप्रेस; The Ahilya Nagari Express is a weekly mail express train of the Indian Railways, running between Trivandrum Central railway station of Trivandrum/Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala and Indore Junction BG railway station of Indore, the largest city and commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh. Previously it was running between Cochin Harbour Terminus and Indore, later it extended to Trivandrum.

Number and nomenclature[edit]

The train numbers of the train are:

The name Ahilyanagari signifies the former name of the city of the Queen Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar, that is Indore.

Arrival and departure[edit]

Train No. 16326 departs from Trivandrum Central on Monday morning, at 05:00 am.

Arrives at Indore Junction on Monday at 05:15 am.

Route and stops[edit]

The train runs on the following route:

Coach composition[edit]

The train generally consists of a total number of 24 coaches as follows:

  • 1 AC I Tier
  • 2 AC II Tier
  • 2 AC III Tier
  • 1 pantry car
  • 14 sleeper class
  • 4 general compartments

Average speed and frequency[edit]

The train runs at an average speed of 70 km/h on a weekly basis from both endpoints.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]