Ahilyanagari Express

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Ahilyanagari Express
Ahilya Exp Logo S.jpg
Overview
Service type Superfast
Locale Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala
Current operator(s) Southern Railway Zone
Route
Start Indore Junction (INDB)
Stops 52
End Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC)
Distance travelled 2,651 km (1,647 mi)
Average journey time 48 hours 25 minutes
Service frequency Weekly[a]
Train number(s) 22645UP / 22646DN
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class, Unreserved and Pantry
Seating arrangements No
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes
Entertainment facilities No
Baggage facilities Below the seats
Technical
Rolling stock 2
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 55 km/h (34 mph) average with halts
Route map
Ahilyanagari Express (INDB-TVC) Route map.jpg

Ahilyanagari Express Malayalam: തിരുവനന്തപുരം – ഇന്ഡോര് അഹല്യനഗരി എക്സ്പ്രസ്സ്, Hindi: तिरुवनंतपुरम – इंदौर अहल्यनगरी एक्सप्रेस; is a weekly Superfast train of the Indian Railways, running between Indore Junction BG railway station of Indore, the largest city and commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh and Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station of Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala.[1][2][3]

The name Ahilyanagari signifies the former name of the city of the Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar that is Indore. Previously it was running between Cochin Harbour Terminus and Indore, later it extended to Thiruvananthapuram.

Number and nomenclature[edit]

The train numbers of the Ahilyanagari Expresses are:

  • 22645UP - From Indore to Thiruvananthapuram Central
  • 22646DN - From Thiruvananthapuram Central to Indore


Coach composition[edit]

The train generally consists of a total number of 23 coaches as follows:

  • 2nd AC (II Tier)
  • 3rd AC (III Tier)
  • 1 Pantry car
  • 14 Sleeper Class
  • 4 General Compartments

Route and halts[edit]

The important halts of the train are:

Traction[edit]

Both trains are hauled by a Erode Electric Loco Shed based WAP-4 electric locomotive from Indore to Thiruvananthapuram and vice versa.

Rake Sharing[edit]

The train shares its rake with

Direction Reversal[edit]

Train Reverses its direction 3 times:

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Runs one day in a week for every direction.

References[edit]

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