Narayanadri Express

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Narayanadri Express
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Narayanadri Express
Service type Superfast Train
Locale Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
First service 01-07-1991
Current operator(s) South Central Railway
Start Secunderabad Junction
Stops 21 halts between Secunderabad Junction and Tirupati Main
End Tirupati Main
Distance travelled 661 km (411 mi)
Average journey time 12 hours exactly
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 12734 / 12733
On-board services
Class(es) 2-3AC, 1-2AC, 1 Combo coach of 1AC and 2AC(HA1), 14 SL, 3 GEN, 2 SLR
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes
Observation facilities Large Windows
Entertainment facilities Nil
Baggage facilities Under the Seats
Rolling stock 4
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) (Broad Gauge)
Operating speed 59 km/h (37 mph) (average with halts)
Route map
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Narayanadri Express Route map

The Narayanadri Express, No. 12733/12734, is a superfast train belonging to Indian Railways, connecting Secundrabad to Tirupati.[1] The train belongs to the South Central Railway. It runs daily, via Guntur.

The train is named after one of the seven hills of Tirupathi. The train departs from Secunderabad at 18:05 hours and arrives in Tirupati Railway Station at 06:05 hours the next day. From Tirupati Railway Station, the train departs at 18:25 hours and arrives in Secunderabad at 06:25 hours the next day.

Loco links[edit]

It is hauled by twin WDM-3A (Moula Ali shed)loco in the Secunderabad to Guntur section and a Vijayawada WAP-4 locomotive for the Guntur to Tirupati section. The same links are in either way


The train usually has a 1AC and 2AC combo coach(added in Sep'09), 1 AC 2-Tier Coach, 2 AC 3-Tier Coaches, 14 Sleeper Class Coaches, 1 Pantry Car, and 3 General Compartments and 2SLR's. A rake of the Narayanadri Express consists of 24 Coaches. It shares its rakes with the Falaknuma Express. One can see the Tirupati-Secunderabad-Howrah boards in the rakes. The primary maintenance of Narayanadri Express is carried out at Tirupati. The pattern of Rake Usage is Narayanadri Express---->Falaknuma Express---->Falaknuma Express---->Narayanadri Express.


  1. ^ "Narayanadri Express/2734". Indian Railways. Retrieved 2 April 2010.