17209/17210 Seshadri Express

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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.

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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.

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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 Code Station Name Arrives Departs Plat Form No.
SBC KSR Bengaluru City Junction Starts 11:00 1
BNC Bengaluru Cantt. 11:10 11:12 2
KJM Krishnarajapuram 11:24 11:26 2
WFD Whitefield 11:35 11:36 2
MLO Malur 11:49 11:50 2
BWT Bangarapet Junction 12:28 12:30 4
KPN Kuppam 12:58 13:00 1
JTJ Jolarpettai Junction 14:03 14:05 3
VN Vaniyambadi 14:24 14:25
GYM Gudiyattam 14:54 14:55 2
KPD Katpadi Junction 15:25 15:30 4
CTO Chittoor 15:59 16:00 1
PAK Pakala Junction 16:29 16:30
TPTY Tirupati Main 17:40 17:45 2
RU Renigunta Junction 18:05 18:15 2
KHT Sri Kalahasti 18:34 18:35 2
GDR Gudur Junction 20:00 20:02 2
NLR Nellore 20:29 20:30 2
KVZ Kavali 21:04 21:05
SKM Singarayakonda 21:27 21:28
OGL Ongole 21:57 21:59 1
CLX Chirala 22:35 22:36 3
BPP Bapatla 22:48 22:49 3
TEL Tenali Junction 23:38 23:40 4
BZA Vijayawada Junction 00:55 01:10 1
GDV Gudivada Junction 02:04 02:05 1
KKLR Kaikaluru 02:34 02:35 1
AKVD Akividu 02:53 02:54 1
BVRT Bhimavaram Town 03:09 03:10 1
AL Attili 03:39 03:40 1
TNKU Tanuku 03:59 04:00 1
NDD Nidadavolu Junction 04:39 04:40 1
RJY Rajahmundry 05:18 05:20 3
SLO Samalkot Junction 06:08 06:10 1
CCT Kakinada Town Junction 06:45 Ends  2

 

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

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs Plat Form No.
CCT Kakinada Town Junction Starts 17:35 1
SLO Samalkot Junction 17:53 17:55 3
RJY Rajahmundry 18:37 18:41 1
NDD Nidadavolu Junction 19:10 19:11 2
TNKU Tanuku 19:29 19:30 2
AL Attili 19:44 19:45 1
BVRT Bhimavaram Town 20:17 20:18 1
AKVD Akividu 20:39 20:40 1
KKLR Kaikaluru 20:59 21:00 1
GDV Gudivada Junction 21:41 21:42 1
  10 intermediate stations 01:08
BZA Vijayawada Junction 22:50 23:05 1
TEL Tenali Junction 23:33 23:35
BPP Bapatla 00:07 00:08 2
CLX Chirala 00:20 00:21
OGL Ongole 01:05 01:06 3
SKM Singarayakonda 01:22 01:23
KVZ Kavali 01:44 01:45
NLR Nellore 02:23 02:24 3
GDR Gudur Junction 03:40 03:42 1
KHT Sri Kalahasti 04:33 04:34 1
RU Renigunta Junction 05:00 05:10 3,4
TPTY Tirupati Main 05:25 05:30 1
PAK Pakala Junction 06:19 06:20 2
CTO Chittoor 06:49 06:50 1
KPD Katpadi Junction 07:53 07:55 3
GYM Gudiyattam 08:19 08:20 3
VN Vaniyambadi 08:48 08:50
JTJ Jolarpettai Junction 09:18 09:20 3
KPN Kuppam 09:54 09:55 2
BWT Bangarapet Junction 10:28 10:30 3
MLO Malur 10:54 10:55 1
WFD Whitefield 11:14 11:15 3
KJM Krishnarajapuram 11:23 11:25 3
BNCE Bengaluru East 11:34 11:35 1
BNC Bengaluru Cantt. 11:48 11:50 1
SBC KSR Bengaluru City Junction 12:30 Ends  2