17209/17210 Seshadri Express

seshadri-express

About Seshadri Express

Seshadri Express is a famous night train in India, particularly among pilgrims who visit the Tirupati temple. It has derived its name from Seshadri Hills in Tirupati. It started its first service in the year 2002, on December 24. At that time, the Seshadri Express connected Tirupati to the coastal city of Andhra Pradesh, Kakinada. Since 2005, it has been running between two major cities in South India, namely, Kakinada and Bangalore. The Seshadri Express train number is 17209/17210. The South Central railway operates the Seshadri Express at present.

seshadri
Image Source : st2.indiarailinfo.com

The speed of Seshadri Express

Seshadri Express is an express train that maintains a good speed throughout the journey. It is also known for its punctuality. The average time taken by the Seshadri Express to reach from Kakinada to Bangalore is 19 hours approximately. The Seshadri Express speed is 50 kilometers in one hour.

17209/17210 Seshadri Express Timings:

It starts from Bangalore at 11 in the morning and 6:45 on the next morning it reaches Kakinada. From Kakinada, the departure time is 17:30. You will reach Tirupati at 5:30 on the following day. After that by 12:30, you will be in Bangalore.

17209-SESHADRI-EXPRES
Image Source : erail.in

The route of Seshadri Express

The Seshadri Express route is from Kakinada to Bangalore, through Tirupati. The train stops at 31 railway stations and the total distance that it covers is 959 kilometers. It passes through the South Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. The famous cities that are covered by Seshadri Express are Chittoor, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, and Vijayawada.

Some of the facilities that are provided by Seshadri Express to its passengers

The facilities provided by the Seshadri Express are admirable, and this is the reason why thousands of people choose it as their preferred mode of transport to reach Bangalore. Journeying in the Seshadri Express will be a hassle-free and comfortable experience. As it runs every day, tickets are readily available, and in case of an emergency, the tatkal facility is also there. The sitting arrangements, as well as sleeping arrangements, include 9 Sleeper, 6 AC, and 3 General compartments. The washrooms and coaches are spick and span as hygiene is their priority. The food that they serve is healthy as well as delicious. Drinking water, comfortable coaches, charging points for laptops and mobiles, e-catering services are also available. When the train passes through the beautiful landscapes of the Godavari district, it will fill your heart with joy.

17209/17210 Seshadri Express Fare Details

The average Seshadri Express Fare of sleeper class (SA) is Rs. 450. The tickets of third AC (TA) costs Rs. 1225, for second AC (SA) the price is near about Rs. 1775, by paying Tatkal charges one can confirm their tickets as Tatkal facility is also available where one can get confirmed tickets,  in case of tatkal, all the prices are more than the usual fare.

17209  Seshadri Express from Bengaluru to Kakinada Town, Time table, Schedule and Route

Train CodeStation NameArrivesDepartsPlat Form No.
SBCKSR Bengaluru City JunctionStarts11:001
BNCBengaluru Cantt.11:1011:122
KJMKrishnarajapuram11:2411:262
WFDWhitefield11:3511:362
MLOMalur11:4911:502
BWTBangarapet Junction12:2812:304
KPNKuppam12:5813:001
JTJJolarpettai Junction14:0314:053
VNVaniyambadi14:2414:25
GYMGudiyattam14:5414:552
KPDKatpadi Junction15:2515:304
CTOChittoor15:5916:001
PAKPakala Junction16:2916:30
TPTYTirupati Main17:4017:452
RURenigunta Junction18:0518:152
KHTSri Kalahasti18:3418:352
GDRGudur Junction20:0020:022
NLRNellore20:2920:302
KVZKavali21:0421:05
SKMSingarayakonda21:2721:28
OGLOngole21:5721:591
CLXChirala22:3522:363
BPPBapatla22:4822:493
TELTenali Junction23:3823:404
BZAVijayawada Junction00:5501:101
GDVGudivada Junction02:0402:051
KKLRKaikaluru02:3402:351
AKVDAkividu02:5302:541
BVRTBhimavaram Town03:0903:101
ALAttili03:3903:401
TNKUTanuku03:5904:001
NDDNidadavolu Junction04:3904:401
RJYRajahmundry05:1805:203
SLOSamalkot Junction06:0806:101
CCTKakinada Town Junction06:45Ends 2

 

17210 Seshadri Express from Kakinada Town to Bengaluru, Time table, Schedule and Route

Train CodeStation NameArrivesDepartsPlat Form No.
CCTKakinada Town JunctionStarts17:351
SLOSamalkot Junction17:5317:553
RJYRajahmundry18:3718:411
NDDNidadavolu Junction19:1019:112
TNKUTanuku19:2919:302
ALAttili19:4419:451
BVRTBhimavaram Town20:1720:181
AKVDAkividu20:3920:401
KKLRKaikaluru20:5921:001
GDVGudivada Junction21:4121:421
 10 intermediate stations01:08
BZAVijayawada Junction22:5023:051
TELTenali Junction23:3323:35
BPPBapatla00:0700:082
CLXChirala00:2000:21
OGLOngole01:0501:063
SKMSingarayakonda01:2201:23
KVZKavali01:4401:45
NLRNellore02:2302:243
GDRGudur Junction03:4003:421
KHTSri Kalahasti04:3304:341
RURenigunta Junction05:0005:103,4
TPTYTirupati Main05:2505:301
PAKPakala Junction06:1906:202
CTOChittoor06:4906:501
KPDKatpadi Junction07:5307:553
GYMGudiyattam08:1908:203
VNVaniyambadi08:4808:50
JTJJolarpettai Junction09:1809:203
KPNKuppam09:5409:552
BWTBangarapet Junction10:2810:303
MLOMalur10:5410:551
WFDWhitefield11:1411:153
KJMKrishnarajapuram11:2311:253
BNCEBengaluru East11:3411:351
BNCBengaluru Cantt.11:4811:501
SBCKSR Bengaluru City Junction12:30Ends 2

Leave a Reply