Tuticorin Mysore Express

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Mysore Tuticorin Express
Service type Express
Locale Tamilnadu/Karnataka
Current operator(s) South Western Railways
Start Mysore
Stops 33
End Thoothukudi
Distance travelled 778 km (483 mi)
Average journey time 17 Hours 35 Min
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 16731/16732
On-board services
Class(es) AC II Tier, AC II Tier, Sleeper class, Unreserved
Catering facilities Yes
Observation facilities Large windows
Entertainment facilities Yes
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 44 km/h (27 mph) average with halts

The 16235/16236 Tuticorin Mysore Express is a daily train service between the cities of Thoothukudi and Mysore operated by the Indian Railways. This is the only of the two high patronage trains from southern districts of Tamil Nadu that connects with Bangalore and Mysore.


This train connects the Palace City, Mysore with the Pearl City, Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu. The train initially operated from Madurai to Bangalore before being extended to Tuticorin, after that its extended from Banglore to Mysore. Then the train belonged to the Southern Railway and hence is numbered as 16731/16732.Now its renumbered to 16235/16236 so now its operated by South Western Railway. Its one of the highly patronized train of Madurai division in Southern railways like Pandiyan express and Nellai express. Passengers from Southern districts requested to Railway Department to divert this train via Karur - Namakkal - Salem new line instead of Erode line due to shorter route and also this reduces the traveling time up to 1.30 Hours.

Technical details[edit]

  • Loco using : Single WDM-3D (Tuticorin to Erode ) and twin WDM-3D (Erode to Mysore)
  • Sleeper class 13 coaches
  • AC II tier 1 coach
  • AC III tier 3 coaches
  • Unreserved 4 coaches
  • SLR 2 Coaches ( Front and Back )
  • Catering available at morning session
  • Total halts 33 stations

Important Halt stations[edit]

Train no 16731 ( Tuticorin to Mysore Express )[edit]

Station Code Station Name Arrival Departure Distance Day
TN Tuticorin - 16.35 0000 1
MDU Madurai Junction 19.45 19.50 0159 1
ED Erode Junction 00.01 00.10 0361 2
SA Salem Junction 01.10 01.15 0423 2
HSRA Hosur 04.43 04.45 0581 2
SBC Bangalore city 06.40 07.00 0640 2
MYS Mysore 10.10 - 778 2

The coach position of 16731 / Tuticorin to Mysore Express[edit]

Loco SLR UR UR A1 B1 B2 B3 S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6 S7 S8 S9 S10 S11 S12 S13 UR UR SLR

Train no 16732 ( Mysore to Tuticorin Express )[edit]

Station Code Station Name Arrival Departure Distance Day
MYS Mysore - 17.45 0000 1
SBC Bangalore city 21.10 21.20 0137 1
HSRA Hosur 22.28 22.30 0196 1
SA Salem Junction 02.06 02.10 0383 2
ED Erode Junction 03.15 03.25 0416 2
MDU Madurai Junction 07.20 07.25 0618 2
TN Tuticorin 11.10 - 778 2

The coach position of 16732 / Mysore to Tuticorin Express[edit]

Loco SLR UR UR S13 S12 S11 S10 S9 S8 S7 S6 S5 S4 S3 S2 S1 B3 B2 B1 A1 UR UR SLR


The train covers en route several important cities and towns in Tamil Nadu and a few as well in Karnataka. Its mainly connects the southern districts of Tamil Nadu with Bangalore city . Its passes through

The train shares its rake with the 16232/16231 Mysore-Mayiladuthurai Express.

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