ROCKFORT EXP 12653 train route

Runs Daily
No Pantry Car
Class - 1A 2A 3A SL

Chennai to Tiruchirappalli ROCKFORT EXP 12653 train schedule cloud_download

1 Chennai Egmore
( MS )
-1 0 km 4
2 Mambalam
( MBM )
1 7 km 4
3 Tambaram
( TBM )
2 25 km 8
4 Chengalpattu
( CGL )
2 56 km 6
5 Villupuram Jn
( VM )
2 159 km 2
6 Vridhachalam Jn
( VRI )
2 213 km 3
7 Ariyalur
( ALU )
2 267 km 2
8 Lalgudi
( LLI )
2 310 km 2
9 Srirangam
( SRGM )
2 325 km 4
10 Tiruchirapali Town
( TPTN )
2 328 km 1
11 Tiruchirappalli
( TPJ )
-2 337 km 5
*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 Tiruchirappalli ROCKFORT EXP 12653 timing

ROCKFORT EXP (12653) runs from Chennai to Tiruchirappalli. It departs from Chennai Egmore station (MS) at from platform 4 and arrives at Tiruchirappalli station (TPJ) at on platform 5. ROCKFORT EXP takes 5 hrs 20 mints to cover the distance of 337 km between Chennai and Tiruchirappalli. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 63 kmph. It has classes First AC (1A), Second AC (2A), Third AC (3A) and Sleeper (SL). This train runs daily. Final chart for ROCKFORT EXP 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.
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