Chennai Hazrat Nizamuddin Duronto Express
Train Board of Chennai Duronto Express
|Service type||Duronto Express|
|Current operator(s)||Southern Railway zone|
|Distance travelled||2,175 km (1,351 mi)|
|Service frequency||2 days a week.|
|Class(es)||AC 1st Class, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class|
|Catering facilities||Yes, Pantry Car attached|
|Rolling stock||19 Pure LHB Coaches with a WAP-4 from Erode or WAP-7 from Royapuram.|
|Track gauge||Broad - 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||78 km/h (48 mph) (Average Speed), including halts|
It is operated by the Southern Railway with 12269/12270 train numbers. It holds the record of being the fastest train between Chennai Central and Hazrat Nizamuddin covering the 2174 km in 27 hours and 55 minutes when compared to the Chennai Rajdhani which takes 28 hours and 15 minutes.
The train uses a LHB rake and does not have any rake sharing arrangement as such. The rake consists of 2 SLRs, 8 Sleeper Class Coaches, 3 AC 3 Tier Coaches,2 two tier cum three tier coaches, 1 AC 2 Tier Coaches, 1 AC First Coach and 1 Pantry Car making a total of 18 coaches.