MGR Chennai Central Visakhapatnam Weekly Special 02008 train route

No Pantry Car
Class - 3A SL 2S

Chennai to Visakhapatnam MGR Chennai Central Visakhapatnam Weekly Special 02008 train schedule cloud_download

HaltAvg. Delay*DayDistancePlatform
1 Chennai Central
( MAS )
-N.A1 0 km -
2 Sullurupeta
( SPE )
N.A1 83 km -
3 Gudur Jn
( GDR )
N.A1 138 km -
4 Nellore
( NLR )
N.A1 176 km -
5 Ongole
( OGL )
N.A1 293 km -
6 Tenali Jn
( TEL )
N.A1 400 km -
7 Vijayawada Jn
( BZA )
N.A1 431 km -
8 Eluru
( EE )
N.A1 491 km -
9 Tadepalligudem
( TDD )
N.A1 539 km -
10 Rajamundry
( RJY )
N.A1 580 km -
11 Samalkot Jn
( SLO )
N.A1 630 km -
12 Annavaram
( ANV )
N.A1 667 km -
13 Anakapalle
( AKP )
N.A1 748 km -
14 Duvvada
( DVD )
N.A1 764 km -
15 Vishakapatnam
( VSKP )
-N.A1 781 km -
*Note: Average delay is average of delays calculated over previous 7 days.
Platform no. is indicative only. Please re-check platform info at the station before boarding train.

Chennai to Visakhapatnam MGR Chennai Central Visakhapatnam Weekly Special 02008 timing

MGR Chennai Central Visakhapatnam Weekly Special (02008) runs from Chennai to Visakhapatnam. It departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at and arrives at Vishakapatnam station (VSKP) at . MGR Chennai Central Visakhapatnam Weekly Special takes 12 hrs 30 mints to cover the distance of 781 km between Chennai and Visakhapatnam. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 62 kmph. It has classes Third AC (3A), Sleeper (SL) and Second Seater (2S). This train runs on Saturday. Final chart for MGR Chennai Central Visakhapatnam Weekly Special is prepared at Chennai usually 3-4 hours before train departure time.

About Chennai

The city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, formely known as Madras, India and the headquarters of the Southern Railway Zone, is a major rail transport hub in the country. Chennai Central Railway Station designed in British colonial style by architect Henry Irwin and also known as the Gateway to the South. It is one of the most important railway hubs in South India and stands as one of the busiest in the nation. The next station to Chennai Central, Basin Bridge Junction, is the railway junction where three different lines meet. Chennai has an international airport Chennai International Airport. It is the fourth busiest airport in India and 47th busiest airport in Asia. Chennai is the land of beautiful temples, and reels in tourists from different corners of the world. There is of course Mahabalipuram (nicknamed Mahabs), which displays Dravidian architecture on monuments, right by the beach side. Kapaleeshwar Temple is a wondrous temple to take a peek into. This Shiva temple was also constructed in the 7th century. Chennai is known for its delicacies: dosas and idlis. A place to get some great tasting South Indian food is the 'Adyar Anand Bhavan,' known for serving pure, delicious vegetarian goodness. To capture the diverse cultures of South India, Chennai has an authentic heritage home called 'Dakshichitra.' There are many cool exhibitions showcasing dance, art, craft activities, and much more. Some of the places to visit in Chennai Vandalur Zoo, Known to be one of Asia's largest open-air zoos, the Besant Nagar Beach, or Elliots Beach, but referred to as 'Bessie' and a mysterious and potentially eerie spot known as the 'Broken Bridge' lies just a bit beyond the beach. Pondy Bazaar and T Nagar are popular bazaar for shopping.

About Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, popularly known as Vizag, is a city in Andhra Pradesh. It is a booming industrial city on the east coast of India, a port city with the biggest ship building yard in India, and is also the headquarters of the Eastern Naval Command. The beautiful city with its twin town Waltair, forms a harmonious blend of majestic hills, valleys and golden beaches along the Bay of Bengal coastline. Must visit places while travelling to Visakhapatnam are Thotlakonda, Araku Valley, Borra Caves, Simhachalam, Kailasagiri, Yarada Beach, Dolphin's Nose, Rishikonda Beach, Naval Museum, VUDA Park and War memorial. In addition to being a major port handling high volume of cargo, it has developed oil refining, fertilizer, petro-chemical, steel plant, sugar refining and jute industries. It is known for its beaches, including Ramakrishna Beach, home to a preserved submarine at the Kursura Submarine Museum. Nearby are the elaborate Kali Temple and the Visakha Museum, an old Dutch bungalow housing local maritime and historical exhibits. Visakhapatnam hosts two of the largest ports in the country, the only city in India to do so. First submarine museum in south asia is in Visakhapatnam. It also has India's first and the oldest shipyard established way back in 1941. Visakhapatnam airport (VTZ) is the largest and busiest airport in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Both domestic and international flights ply from this airport.