Sabari Express

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Sabari Express /Trivandrum -Hyderabad Express
Sabari at Shornur Junction.JPG
Sabari Express
Service type Mail/Express
Current operator(s) Indian Railway
Start Trivandrum Central
Stops 41
End Hyderabad
Distance travelled 1,568 km (974 mi)
Average journey time 30 hours 25 minutes
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 17229 / 17230
On-board services
Class(es) First AC ,2 Tier AC ,3 Tier AC,Sleeper Class,General
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Yes
Observation facilities Large windows
Rolling stock 7
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 80 kmph, 70 kmph on halts
Left:17230 Sabari Express at Secunderabad, Right:17229 Sabari Express at Wadakancheri
Sabari Express (HYB - TVC) Route map

The Sabari Express is a daily express train operated by South Central Railway zone of the Indian Railways. The train connects Hyderabad, capital city of Telangana state to Thiruvananthapuram Central capital city of Kerala state. The train covers the distance of 1568 km in 30 hours, 25 minutes.

Earlier the train used run between Hyderabad and Ernakulam (Cochin Harbour Terminus, code CHTS) with Train numbers 7230/7229. The train was extended to Trivandrum Central from 27 March 2005.[1]

About the name of the Train[edit]

The train is named after famous Hindu pilgrimage site Sabarimala.

Engine used[edit]

It is hauled by krishnarajapuram KJM WDP4/4B from hyderabad to guntur junction, ERODE/ROYAPURAM ED/RPM WAP4 from guntur junction to shoranur junction and ED/RPM WAP4 from shoranur junction to trivandrum central.


The train No:17229[2] starts from Trivandrum Central at 07:15 hours and reaches Hyderabad at 13:40 hours the next day. In the return direction it leaves No:17230[3] Hyderabad at 11:25 hours and reaches Trivandrum at 18:20 hours the next day.

Major Stoppages[edit]


Sabari Express nearing to Coimbatore Junction 


Sabari Express

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