12625/12626 Kerala Express

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About Kerala Express:

Kerala Express, the super fast express train is introduced by Indian Railways. In this Kerala Express route, the train connects Thiruvananthapuram of Kerala with the capital of our country.This super fast express train runs daily to give the regular service to the passengers.

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12625/12626 Kerala Express speed:

In its journey, it almost travels 3032 km. The Kerala Express speed is 110 km/hr which is the top speed. The recent survey says that this train has a record of running the second longest distance in all over India.

The history of the train:

This train was first introduced in 1976. Earlier it used to take about 46 hrs to cover the distance of 3032 km. The Kerala Express route was very complicated. It started running on this new route from 1990. The Kerala Express train number is 12625/12626. This train covers many remote areas of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The other famous trains don’t cover these areas. That is the reason for the massive demand of the train.

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Comparison with Tamil Nadu Express:

According to the priority, this train comes after Tamil Nadu Express. It is mainly because of the speed. The Kerala Express speed is 110 km/hr when the speed of Tamil Nadu Express is about 67 km/hr. Kerala Express stops in 38 places which are responsible for its delay. Tamil Nadu Express has less number of halts which enables it to cover the distance quickly. It makes the main difference. It is the demand of the passengers to the Indian Railway authority to run the train with a little more speed so that they can reach the destination quickly.

Some of the junctions and places connected by this train route:

In its whole journey, Kerala Express covers many some essential places and some of the crucial junctions. The places covered by this train are Varkala, Mavelikara, Tiruvalla, Aluva, Kottayam, Thrissur, Tiruppur, Tirupati, Nellore, Chandrapur and many more. The crucial junctions include Ernakulam Junction, Kayamkulam junction, Salem, Gudur junction, Nagpur junction, Mathura junction, Agra, Jhansi junction, etc.

The composition of coaches of this train:

The composition of the coaches is essential. The number of passengers and the facilities depends on the number of the coaches of a train. Kerala Express has seven AC coaches which include 2 AC two-tier coaches and 5 AC three-tier coaches. Other than these 12 sleeper coaches, a pantry car coach and two general coaches are available on this train. Catering facility is also available here in Kerala Express.

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12625/12626 Kerala Express Fare Information:

Class 2A 3A SL
Base Fare 3281 2181 865
Reservation Charges 50 40 20
Superfast charges 45 45 30
Fuel Charges 0 0 0
GST 169 114 0
Other Charges 0 0 0
Catering Charges 0 0 0
Dynamic Fare 0 0 0
Total Fare 3545 2380 915

12625 Kerala Express from  Thiruvananthapuram to New Delhi, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs PlatForm No.
TVC Thiruvananthapuram Central  Starts 11:15 1
VAK Varkala Sivagiri 11:49 11:50 1
QLN Kollam Junction 12:15 12:20 1
KYJ Kayamkulam Junction 13:00 13:02 2
MVLK Mavelikara 13:12 13:13 2
CNGR Chengannur 13:23 13:25 2
TRVL Tiruvalla 13:35 13:36 2
CGY Changanassery 13:46 13:47 2
KTYM Kottayam 14:15 14:18 1
VARD Vaikom Road 14:39 14:40 1
ERS Ernakulam Junction 15:40 15:50 0
AWY Aluva 16:13 16:15 3
TCR Thrissur 17:15 17:18 0
OTP Ottappalam 18:03 18:05 1
PGT Palakkad Junction 18:40 18:45 4
CBE Coimbatore Main Junction 19:55 20:00 3
TUP Tiruppur 20:48 20:50 2
ED Erode Junction 21:50 22:00 1
SA Salem Junction 22:55 23:00 4
JTJ Jolarpettai Junction 00:43 00:45 4
KPD Katpadi Junction 02:00 02:02 3
CTO Chittoor 02:39 02:40 1
TPTY Tirupati Main 03:55 03:57 1
RU Renigunta Junction 04:10 04:20 2
GDR Gudur Junction 05:55 05:57 1
NLR Nellore 06:22 06:23 2
BZA Vijayawada Junction 10:00 10:15 7
WL Warangal 13:00 13:05 3
RDM Ramagundam 14:40 14:41 1
BPQ Balharshah Junction 17:00 17:10 4
CD Chandrapur 17:26 17:29 2
SEGM Sewagram Junction 19:00 19:01 3
NGP Nagpur Junction 20:05 20:15 1
TEO Teegaon 21:53 21:55
CCD Chichonda 22:15 22:17
ET Itarsi Junction 01:00 01:10 3
BPL Bhopal Junction 02:55 03:00 2
BINA Bina Junction 04:55 05:00 3
JHS Jhansi Junction 06:55 07:07 5
GWL Gwalior Junction 08:20 08:25 2
AGC Agra Cantt. 10:20 10:25 3
MTJ Mathura Junction 11:10 11:13 2
FDB Faridabad 12:50 12:51 2
NZM Hazrat Nizamuddin 13:21 13:23 3
NDLS New Delhi 13:45  Ends 4

12626 Kerala Express from  Thiruvananthapuram to New Delhi, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs PlatForm No.
NDLS New Delhi  Starts 11:25 3
MTJ Mathura Junction 13:18 13:21 1
AGC Agra Cantt. 14:05 14:10 1
GWL Gwalior Junction 16:05 16:10 1
JHS Jhansi Junction 17:40 17:52 2
BINA Bina Junction 19:50 19:55 5
BPL Bhopal Junction 21:40 21:45 1
ET Itarsi Junction 23:45 23:55 2
DHQ Dharakhoh 00:58 01:00
MJY Maramjhiri 01:16 01:18
NGP Nagpur Junction 04:00 04:10 0
SEGM Sewagram Junction 05:11 05:13 4
CD Chandrapur 06:52 06:55 0
BPQ Balharshah Junction 07:40 07:50 1
RDM Ramagundam 09:30 09:32 2
WL Warangal 11:02 11:07 1
BZA Vijayawada Junction 14:45 15:00 7
NLR Nellore 18:08 18:10 3
GDR Gudur Junction 19:14 19:20 1
RU Renigunta Junction 20:30 20:40 2
TPTY Tirupati Main 20:58 21:00 1
CTO Chittoor 21:58 22:00 1
KPD Katpadi Junction 23:10 23:12 4
JTJ Jolarpettai Junction 00:33 00:35 2
SA Salem Junction 02:10 02:15 1
ED Erode Junction 03:15 03:20 2
TUP Tiruppur 04:03 04:05 1
CBE Coimbatore Main Junction 05:05 05:10 4
PGT Palakkad Junction 06:20 06:25 3
OTP Ottappalam 06:53 06:55 2
TCR Thrissur 07:42 07:45 1
AWY Aluva 08:40 08:42 1
ERS Ernakulam Junction 09:50 10:00 1
VARD Vaikom Road 10:37 10:38 1
KTYM Kottayam 11:27 11:30 1
CGY Changanassery 11:50 11:51 3
TRVL Tiruvalla 12:01 12:02 3
CNGR Chengannur 12:11 12:13 1
MVLK Mavelikara 12:23 12:24 2
KYJ Kayamkulam Junction 12:35 12:37 2
QLN Kollam Junction 13:15 13:20
VAK Varkala Sivagiri 13:42 13:43 2
TVP Thiruvananthapuram Pettah 14:09 14:10 1
TVC Thiruvananthapuram Central 14:45  Ends 3

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