Venkatadri Express

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Venkatadri Express
Service type Express
Locale Telangana/Andhra Pradesh
Current operator(s) South Central Railways
Start Kacheguda
End Chittoor
Distance travelled 385 km (239 mi)
Average journey time 12 hrs 50 min
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 12797 / 12798
On-board services
Class(es) First A/c,Second A/c, Third A/c, Sleeper Class, Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Operating speed 55 km/h (34 mph) average with 22 halts
Route map
Venkatadri Express Route map

Venkatadri Express is a superfast train belonging to Indian Railways, connecting Kacheguda in Hyderabad to Chittoor, train numbers 12797 and 12798[1][2]


Temple of Lord Venkateswara located in the hill town Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh. The temple is built on the Venkatadri hill, one of the seven hills of Tirumala, and hence the name Venkatadri was coined to the express train.

Coaches :- One First A/c Cum Second A/c,Three Second A/c,Three Third A/c,Twelve Sleeper Class,Five General Second Sitting Coaches