Chennai Central - Visakhapatnam Express

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MAS - VSKP Express
Vskp-mas Sf exp.jpg
22870 Visakhapatnam bound Superfast Express at Chennai Central
Overview
Service type Superfast Train
Status Operating
Locale Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
First service December 15, 2012; 4 years ago (2012-12-15)
Current operator(s) East Coast Railway
Route
Start Chennai Central (MAS)
Stops 11
End Visakhapatnam (VSKP)
Distance travelled 781 km (485 mi)
Average journey time 13 hours,15 minutes
On-board services
Class(es) Sleeper, Ac2,3 General
Observation facilities Large windows in all carriages
Baggage facilities Available
Technical
Rolling stock 1
Track gauge Broad (1,676 mm)
Operating speed 110 kilometres per hour (68 mph), average speed 57 kilometres per hour (35 mph)
Route map
(Visakhapatnam - Chennai) Express Route map.jpg

The Train number 22870 / 22869 was flagged of on Chennai Central - Visakhapatnam Express 15 December 2012. It is a weekly Superfast Express connecting Chennai and Visakhapatnam which is scheduled to leave Chennai Central 21.10 hours every Tuesday which reaches its destination, Visakhapatnam the next day i.e. Wednesday at morning 10.25 hours. It has the Rake composition of One AC-2 tier, Two AC-3 tier, Seven Sleeper Class, Four General Second Class and Two Guard cum Luggage Van.The Travel Time is 13h and 15m. It has 11 halts and 137 intermediate Stations between Chennai Central and Visakhapatnam Junction .Its Avg Speed is 57 km/hr. It runs on the Locomotive of AJJ(Arrakonam) WAM4 6PE.. Off link is BZA WAG 7.. It has RSA sharing with Train number 18503/18504. It is maintained by ECoR/East Coast Railway.

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[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ [1], thehindu.com, 05 February 2015
  2. ^ [2], livechennai.com, 23 November 2015
  3. ^ two trains go green in waltair division, thehindu.com, 07 November 2014
  4. ^ [3], thehindu.com, 05 February 2015
  5. ^ Extension of trains sought, thehindu.com, 15 March 2016
  6. ^ [4], odishasuntimes.com, 28 March 2015