|Service type||Super fast|
|Locale||Southern Railway zone|
|Current operator(s)||Southern Railway zone|
|Start||Chennai Egmore (MS)|
|Distance travelled||740 km (460 mi)|
|Average journey time||13 hours|
|Class(es)||1AC, 2AC, 3AC, SL, II|
|Observation facilities||Large windows|
|Rolling stock||2 ICF Conventional Rake|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||55 km/h (34 mph)|
|Track owner(s)||Indian Railways|
This train runs between Kanyakumari and Chennai Egmore. It covers the distance of Chennai - Trichy in a very short time (5 hrs, 20 minutes) when compared to the Nellai Express. This was classified as a superfast train as the average speed of the train is greater than 55 km/h
This train runs through the chord line and continues through Dindigul, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Satur, Kovilpatti, Tirunelveli, Valliyur, Nagercoil junction and Kanyakumari. In return, it stops at Mambalam also.
As per the numbering convention of Indian Railways, this train is allotted a number -12634 for the journey between Kanyakumari and Chennai and 12633 for journey between Chennai and Kanyakumari. The Train has a rake sharing agreement with the Kanyakumari - Bangalore City Island Express(16525/16526).
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