Superfast double decker train between Chennai and Trivandrum

Southern Railway has decided to operate a superfast double decker train between Chennai Central and Trivandrum Central.

Double-decker superfast express (Uday) train service connecting Kerala will be operated twice a week will be announced along with the new railway timetable to be released in October.

Thiruvananthapuram-Chennai Uday service will begin by 7 pm and will reach Chennai in 14 hours.  The Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram service will also be overnight.  At present, trains in this stretch take 16 to 17 hours to cover the same distance.

It will be a fully-air-conditioned chair car train, with 11 coaches. Each coach can accommodate 120 persons. The Uday train would run approximately at a speed of 110 kilometres per hour

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