12711/12712 Pinakini Express

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About Pinakini Express

The Pinakini Express is one of the best trains in the Vijayawada to Chennai route. The train carried passengers for the first time in the year 1992, on 1st July.

The Pinakini Express train number when it runs from Vijayawada to Chennai is 12711. The Pinakini Express train number when it travels from Chennai to Vijayawada is 12712. This train is administered by the Indian Railways’ South Central Railway Zone. The South Central Zone’s Vijayawada railway division operates the Pinakini Express.

 

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The Pinakini Express train speed

The Pinakini Express average speed is 60 kilo meters per hour (or) 37 miles per hour which travels between Vijayawada Junction and Chennai City

The Pinakini Express train route

The Pinakini Express route is from Vijayawada Junction in the state of Andhra Pradesh to Tamil Nadu’s capital city, Chennai. The distance between these through stations via rail route is 431 km or 268 miles.

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The Pinakini Express train timings

The Pinakini Express number 12711 departs from Vijayawada Junction at 00:00 and reaches Chennai on the same day at 13:00. So, the time taken to reach the destination from the point of origin is 13 hours.

Important stations where the Pinakini Express stops

The Pinakini Express passes through two South Indian States- Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Some of the most important stations on its route are Tenali Junction, Bapatla, Ongole, Kavali, Nellore, Chirala, Sullurupeta, Nidubrolu and Gudur Junction.

Facilities provided by the Pinakini Express to its travelers

The Pinakini Express is a daily train. So it is there for passengers every day. As Pinakini Express is a short distance train, sleeping arrangements are not provided to the passengers. Only seating arrangement is provided. Catering facilities make sure that the passengers get tasty and fresh food. The toilets are cleaned at regular intervals.

Achievement of the Pinakini Express

The Pinakini Express deserves appreciation for being South India’s first train to construct a green toilet.

Additional information for the traveler

If you are thinking about traveling in the Pinakini Express, you can book your ticket very easily via Meramaal, without wasting your time and energy in the railway station. Within a few minutes, you can book the ticket for Pinakini Express from the user-friendly website of Meramaal. Booking of tickets for the Pinakini Express commences 120 days before the date of journey. All you need to do is book your ticket beforehand to make sure that the ticket is confirmed so that your travel experience becomes smooth and hassle-free.

12711/12712 Pinakini Express Fare Information

Class CC 2S
Base Fare 496 140
Reservation Charges 40 15
Super fast charges 45 15
Fuel Charges 0 0
GST 29 0
Other Charges 0 0
Catering Charges 0 0
Dynamic Fare 0 0
Total Fare 610 170
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12711 Pinakini Express from Vijayawada to Chennai, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs Platform No.
BZA Vijayawada Junction  Starts 06:00 1
TEL Tenali Junction 06:27 06:28 3
NDO Nidubrolu 06:49 06:50 1
BPP Bapatla 07:07 07:08 2
CLX Chirala 07:19 07:20 1
OGL Ongole 08:03 08:04 3
SKM Singarayakonda 08:26 08:27 2
KVZ Kavali 08:51 08:52 2
BTTR Bitragunta 09:04 09:05 2
NLR Nellore 09:28 09:29 3
GDR Gudur Junction 10:38 10:40 0
NYP Nayadupeta 11:03 11:05
SPE Sullurupeta 11:19 11:20 0
MAS Chennai Central 13:00  Ends 3

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12712 Pinakini Express from Chennai to Vijayawada, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs Platform No.
MAS Chennai Central  Starts 14:05 8
SPE Sullurupeta 15:13 15:15 1
NYP Nayadupeta 15:38 15:40
GDR Gudur Junction 16:25 16:27 2
NLR Nellore 16:52 16:53 2
BTTR Bitragunta 17:19 17:20 1
KVZ Kavali 17:31 17:32 3
SKM Singarayakonda 17:55 17:57 1
OGL Ongole 18:27 18:29 1
CLX Chirala 19:05 19:06 3
BPP Bapatla 19:17 19:18 0
NDO Nidubrolu 19:32 19:34
TEL Tenali Junction 19:48 19:50 0
BZA Vijayawada Junction 21:10  Ends 1