12635/12636 Vaigai Express


About Vaigai Express:

This train service was first launched in 1977. Vaigai Express is a superfast express train of South India. It is very popular for its incredible services. The southern zone of the Indian Railway authority controls the function of this train. Vaigai Express train route is from Madurai to Chennai. It goes via Tiruchirappalli. This one is an old train with an excellent reputation among all the passengers who are the regular customer of this train. In 1970’s there was a massive demand for a train on this route. Because of increasing demand among the public, the authority of Indian Railways decided to start this train in the route between these two cities.

The speed of the train:

This train covers almost 493 km within a short period. It takes hardly 8 hours to travel from Madurai to Chennai. The Vaigai Express speed is about 63 km/hr. It is the operating speed of the train. It can differ depending on various situations at the time of its journey. This speed of the train helps the passengers to reach their destination quickly. It is known to be the fastest train among all the trains available on this particular route.

About the coaches of this train:

When Vaigai Express started its journey for the first time, it had only 16 coaches. The colour of the coaches was yellow and green. In 1984 more 8 coaches were added to this train and it was recognised as Pallavan Express. This train has three coaches with AC chair car facility, 13 coaches with second class sitting arrangement, two SLR coaches, and five UR coaches along with 1 pantry car coach.


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Marvelous services provided by this train:

All the coaches of this train are very much neat and clean. Many tube lights in the coaches make it more beautiful. The seats are comfortable enough. The glass stutters are sliding to enjoy the scenic beauty throughout the journey. No other train offers this facility to the passengers of the 2nd class coaches.  There is an excellent communication system in this train. The driver of Vaigai Express can contact the guard with the help of telephone facility. You can order the food of your choice from the pantry of the train. The quality of the food is outstanding and hygienic. It is better to rely on the food provided by the train than having from the stations. Book the tickets early for confirmed reservation.  Now you can also book your ticket very easily from Meramaal. Meramaal makes sure that your experience of booking the ticket becomes hassle-free.

12635/12636 Vaigai Express Fare Information

Class CC 2S
Base Fare 548 150
Reservation Charges 40 15
Super fast charges 45 15
Fuel Charges 0 0
GST 32 0
Other Charges 0 0
Catering Charges 0 0
Dynamic Fare 0 0
Total Fare 665 180

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12635 Vaigai Express from Chennai Egmore to Madurai, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs Platform No.
MS Chennai Egmore Starts 13:40 4
TBM Tambaram 14:08 14:10 8
CGL Chengalpattu Junction 14:38 14:40 6
VM Villupuram Junction 15:50 15:55 1
VRI Vriddhachalam Junction 16:28 16:30 3
ALU Ariyalur 17:04 17:05 2
TPJ Tiruchchirappalli Junction 18:30 18:35 1,5
DG Dindigul Junction 20:03 20:05 5
SDN Sholavandan 20:34 20:35 1
MDU Madurai Junction 21:20  Ends 3

12636 Vaigai Express from Madurai to Chennai Egmore, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs Platform No.
MDU Madurai Junction Starts 07:00 2
SDN Sholavandan 07:14 07:15 2
DG Dindigul Junction 07:53 07:55 2
TPJ Tiruchchirappalli Junction 09:00 09:05 1
ALU Ariyalur 10:04 10:05 2
VRI Vriddhachalam Junction 10:38 10:40 3
VM Villupuram Junction 11:45 11:50 1
CGL Chengalpattu Junction 13:18 13:20 4
TBM Tambaram 13:48 13:50 6
MBM Mambalam 14:08 14:10 3
MS Chennai Egmore 14:35  Ends 4

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