Ahilyanagari Express

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Ahilyanagari Express
Ahilya Exp Logo S.jpg
Service type Mail/Express
Locale Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala
Current operator(s) Southern Railway Zone
Start Indore Junction
Stops 50
End Trivandrum Central
Distance travelled 2,653 km (1,648 mi)
Average journey time 50 hours
Service frequency Weekly
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class, Unreserved and Pantry
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Pantry Car
Operating speed 53 km/h (33 mph) average with halts
Route map
Ahilyanagari Express (INDB-TVC) Route map.jpg

Ahilyanagari Express or Ahilya Express is a weekly mail express train of the Indian Railways, running between Indore Junction BG railway station of Indore, the largest city and commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh and Trivandrum Central railway station of Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala.

Number and nomenclature[edit]

The train numbers of the Ahilyanagari Expresses are:

  • 16325 - From Indore Junction to Trivandrum Central
  • 16326 - From Trivandrum Central to Indore Junction

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

Arrival and departure[edit]

Train No. 16325 departs from Indore Junction on Monday at 04:40 PM and Train No. 16326 arrives from Trivandrum Central on Monday Morning,at 05:00 AM.

Route and halts[edit]

The train runs on the following route:

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

Average speed and frequency[edit]

The train runs at an average speed of 55 km/is as a weekly basis from both the cities.

See also[edit]