MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express 12243 train route

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Chennai to Coimbatore MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express 12243 train schedule cloud_download

HaltAvg. Delay*DayDistancePlatform
1 Chennai Central
( MAS )
-N.A1 0 km 1,2A
2 Katpadi Jn
( KPD )
N.A1 129 km 1
3 Jolarpettai
( JTJ )
N.A1 214 km 1
4 Salem Jn
( SA )
N.A1 334 km 1
5 Erode Jn
( ED )
N.A1 394 km 2
6 Tiruppur
( TUP )
N.A1 444 km 1
7 Coimbatore Jn
( CBE )
-N.A1 495 km 4
*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 Coimbatore MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express 12243 timing

MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express (12243) runs from Chennai to Coimbatore. It departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at from platform 1,2A and arrives at Coimbatore Jn station (CBE) at on platform 4. MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express takes 7 hrs 5 mints to cover the distance of 494 km between Chennai and Coimbatore. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 69 kmph. It has classes Executive Class (EC) and Chair Car (CC). This train runs on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Final chart for MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express is prepared at Chennai usually 3-4 hours before train departure time. Chennai Coimbatore Shatabdi was initially introduced as Duronto category train, but due to the losses incurred by Indian Railways, it was decided to convert this Chennai Coimbatore Express train as Shatabdi Express. It commenced its journey as Shatabdi Express from November 22, 2013 keeping days of operation and composition of train same as before.

MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express 12243 route

MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express starts from Chennai Central (MAS) at , reaches Katpadi Jn (KPD) at , Jolarpettai (JTJ) at , Salem Jn (SA) at , Erode Jn (ED) at and Tiruppur (TUP) at . It arrives at Coimbatore Jn on same day at . It stops at 5 stations in its route between Chennai Central and Coimbatore Jn. Passengers use 12243 MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express to travel mostly from Chennai to Coimbatore, Chennai to Salem and Jolarpettai to Salem.

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 Coimbatore

Coimbatore, also known as Kovai is the second largest city of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the fastest growing tier-II cities in India and a major hub for textiles, industries, commerce, education, information technology, healthcare, poultry and manufacturing in South India. Coimbatore cuisine is predominantly south Indian with rice as its base. Most local restaurants still retain their rural flavor, with many restaurants serving food over a banana leaf. Eating on a banana leaf is an old custom and imparts a unique flavor to the food and is considered healthy. This city has many sights to offer to tourists - Marudamalai Temple, Dhyanalinga Temple, Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, Adiyogi Shiva and Eachanari Vinayagar Temple. Coimbatore has an airport (code:CJB) which is 10 km away from the main railway station and 13 km from city center.