Narasapur Express

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Narsapur Express
Loco of Narsapur Express
Service type Express Train
Status Operating
Locale Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
First service 1 October 1979; 37 years ago (1979-10-01)
Current operator(s) South Central Railway
Start Narasapur
Stops 21
End Hyderabad
Distance travelled 461 km (286 mi)
Average journey time 10 hours, 30 minutes
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 17255/17256
On-board services
Class(es) AC 1, 2, 3, Sleeper, General
Seating arrangements Indian Rail standard
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities Not Available
Baggage facilities Below the seats, Brake van
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Electrification No
Operating speed 45 km/h (Average)
Route map
(Hyderabad - Narsapur) Express Route map

Narsapur Express route map with important halts.

Narsapur Express (Teluguనర్సాపూర్ ఎక్సప్రెస్, Narsapur Express ?; Hindi:-नरसापुर एक्सप्रेस) Train.No.17255/17256 Narasapur-Hyderabad is a Daily Train. Narsapur Express is one of the busiest trains, running with 23 coaches at full capacity at all times. It has 19 halts and 79 intermediate Stations between Hyderabad Deccan Nampally and Narasapur. Narsapur Express is considered to be one of the most prestigious trains of South Central Railway(SCR) which connects the Telangana state capital city of Hyderabad with the Narasapuram town of Andhra Pradesh and is operated with 17255/17256 as train numbers. The train is considered the best way between the two cities and coaches is maintained very neatly by the South Central Railway.

The train departs from Hyderabad at 21:45 hours and arrives in Narasapuram at 08:40 hours the next day. From Narasapuram, train departs at 18:55 hours and arrives in Hyderabad at 05:25 hours the next day. Train run with 6 air-conditioned coaches. The train operates daily and covers a distance of 461 km, via Gudivada, Vijayawada, Guntur, Nalgonda.


  • It is regularly hauled by Krishnajapuram or Gooty WDP4 from Hyderabad to Narasapur

Coach Composition[edit]

A rake of the Narasapur Express consists of 23 Coaches. It has one 1AC/2AC combo, 2 AC 2-Tier Coach, 3 AC 3-Tier Coaches, 13 Sleeper Class Coaches, 2 General Compartments and 2SLR's.

ENGINE(20054 WDP-4 DIESEL)-SLR-GS-S1 to S7- S8 to S13-B3-B2-B1-A1-A2-H1-GS-SLR

Rake Sharing[edit]

  • 17255/17256 Narsapur-Hyderabad Express
  • 17230/17229 Hyderabad-Trivandrum Sabari Express

Stations Covers[edit]

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