Dadar Central - Tirunelveli Chalukya Express

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Dadar Central - Tirunelveli Chalukya Express
11017 Chalukya Express.jpg
Overview
Service type Express
Status Operating
Locale Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka
First service 10 November 2012 (2012-11-10)
Current operator(s) Central Railway zone
Route
Start Dadar (DR)
Stops 48
End Tirunelveli Junction (TEN)
Distance travelled 1,848 km (1,148 mi)
Average journey time 38 hours 15minutes
Service frequency Weekly thrice [a]
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Pantry Car, Sleeper Class, General
Seating arrangements Available
Sleeping arrangements Available
Auto-rack arrangements Not Available
Catering facilities Available
Entertainment facilities Not Available
Baggage facilities Below the Seats
Technical
Rolling stock 2
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 49 km/h (30 mph)
Route map
Chalukya Express (Dadar - Tirunelveli) route map.png

The Dadar Central - Tirunelveli Chalukya Express is an express train of the Indian Railways connecting Tirunelveli Junction in Tamil Nadu and Dadar Central of Maharashtra. It is currently being operated with 11005 / 11006 train numbers on thrice a week basis.[1][2]

Chalukya Express

Relevance[edit]

This train gets its name from the Chalukya Dynasty that ruled the Karnataka region. This train runs via the Karnataka region, following a Yeswanthpur-Hubli-Belgaum-Miraj route, giving a panoramic view of rural Karnataka.

It operates 6 days per week in each direction - 3 days to Pondicherry and 3 days to Tirunelveli Junction. The train covers the distance in 30 hrs 5 minutes. This route is longer and comprises certain ghats.

Earlier, this train runs up to Yeshwantpur with six days with the No. 11017/11018

After 15 Oct 2012 It Was Extended up to Pondicherry and Tirunelveli with tri weekly days.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Runs three days in a week for every direction.

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