Ratnachal SF Express 12717 train schedule

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Visakhapatnam to Vijayawada Ratnachal SF Express 12717 train schedule cloud_download

Station
Arrival
Departure
Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 Vishakapatnam
( VSKP )
Starts
-
1 0 km 8
2 Duvvada
( DVD )
1 17 km 1
3 Anakapalle
( AKP )
1 33 km 2
4 Tuni
( TUNI )
1 97 km 1
5 Annavaram
( ANV )
1 114 km 1
6 Samalkot Jn
( SLO )
1 151 km 3
7 Anaparti
( APT )
1 177 km 1
8 Rajamundry
( RJY )
1 201 km 1
9 Nidadavolu Jn
( NDD )
1 223 km 2
10 Tadepalligudem
( TDD )
1 243 km 3
11 Eluru
( EE )
1 291 km 3
12 Nuzvid
( NZD )
1 309 km -
13 Vijayawada Jn
( BZA )
Ends
-
1 350 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.

Ratnachal SF Express 12717 route

Ratnachal SF Express starts from Vishakapatnam (VSKP) at , reaches Duvvada (DVD) at , Anakapalle (AKP) at , Samalkot Jn (SLO) at , Rajamundry (RJY) at , Nidadavolu Jn (NDD) at , Tadepalligudem (TDD) at and Eluru (EE) at . It arrives at Vijayawada Jn on same day at . It stops at 11 stations in its route between Vishakapatnam and Vijayawada Jn. Passengers use 12717 Ratnachal SF Express to travel mostly from Visakhapatnam to Vijayawada, Rajamundry to Vijayawada, Samalkot Jn to Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam to Rajamundry and Anakapalle to Vijayawada.

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.

About Vijayawada

Vijayawada is just 10 km away from Amravati, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh. There is an interesting story about how Vijayawada got its name. According to Hindu mythology Goddess Durga killed an infamous demon here hence the name Vijayawada (translates to Land of Victory). It lies on the banks of Krishna river. Telugu is the most popular language in Vijayawada. Vijayawada has excellent road, rail and air connectivity. The bus terminal at Vijaywada is one of the busiest bus terminals of the country. Vijayawada railway station is classified as an A1 category station and is one of the busiest railway stations of Indian Railways. The second largest wagon workshop of Indian railways is at Rayanapadu near Vijayawada. Vijayawada airport was upgraded recently from domestic to international and has good air connectivity from major cities in India. Top tourists spots in Vijayawada are Bhavani Island, Undavalli Caves, Kanaka Durga temple and Mangalagiri.