|Current operator(s)||Indian Railway|
|Distance travelled||1,568 km (974 mi)|
|Average journey time||30 hours 25 minutes|
|Train number(s)||17229 / 17230|
|Class(es)||First AC ,2 Tier AC ,3 Tier AC,Sleeper Class,General|
|Observation facilities||Large windows|
|Track gauge||1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||80 kmph, 70 kmph on halts|
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.
About the name of the Train
The train is named after famous Hindu pilgrimage site Sabarimala.
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 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 Hyderabad at 11:25 hours and reaches Trivandrum at 18:20 hours the next day.
- Trivandrum Central
- Varkala sivagiri
- Kollam junction
- Kayamkulam junction
- Ernakulam Town (North)
- Shornur junction
- Palakkad junction
- Coimbatore junction
- Erode junction
- Salem junction
- Jolarpettai junction
- Katpadi junction
- Renigunta junction
- Gudur junction
- Tenali junction
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