Tiruchirappalli–Tirunelveli Intercity Express

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Tiruchirappalli–Tirunelveli Intercity Express
Vaigai Express WAP7 2.jpg
Overview
Service type Superfast
Status Operating
Locale Trichy
First service 14 July 2012; 4 years ago (2012-07-14)
Current operator(s) Southern Railway zone
Route
Start Tiruchirappalli Junction (TPJ)
Stops 6
End Tirunelveli Junction (TEN)
Distance travelled 317 km (197 mi)
Average journey time 5 Hours 45 Minutes
Service frequency Daily
Train number(s) 22627/22628
On-board services
Class(es) CC, 2S, SLR, SLRD and UR/GS
Disabled access Handicapped/disabled access
Seating arrangements Open coach
(Reserved)
Corridor coach
(Unreserved)
Sleeping arrangements No
Auto-rack arrangements No
Catering facilities No
Observation facilities Windows in all carriages
Entertainment facilities No
Baggage facilities Overhead racks
Baggage carriage
Technical
Rolling stock Locomotive:
WAP-7/WAP-4 (RPM - Royapuram)
Bogie:
One AC Chair car (CC)
Two Second seating (2S)
Ten UR/GS
One SLR
One SLRD
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Electrification No
Operating speed 56 kilometres per hour (35 mph)
Track owner(s) Southern Railway zone
Timetable number(s) 7/7A[1]
Route map
(TPJ - TEN) Intercity Express Route map.jpg

Tiruchirappalli–Tirunelveli Intercity Express is a Superfast Express connecting Trichy with Tirunelveli via Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

General information[edit]

This train was introduced during the 2012-2013 Railway Budget as a new daily train between Tiruchirappalli and Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu, India.[2][3] The train, numbered as 22627/22628, made its inaugural run on 14 July 2012.[4][5] And it made its regular service since 15 July 2012.[6]

Rakes[edit]

The train has 15 bogies comprising One A/C Chair car (CC), Two Second seating (2S), Ten Unreserved coaches (UR/GS), One Luggage rake (SLR), Eight General compartments (Unreserved), One Luggage rake (SLR) and One second class coach for disabled passengers (SLRD).[a]

Loco 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
BSicon LDER.svg SLRD GS GS GS GS GS GS GS D2 D1 C1 GS GS GS SLR

Enroute[edit]

The following stations have a brief stoppage for this service on both directions[6][7]

  1. Dindigul Junction
  2. Madurai Junction
  3. Virudhunagar Junction
  4. Satur
  5. Kovilpatti
  6. Vanchi Maniyachchi Junction

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The coach composition is subject to change.

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