MGR Chennai Central Madurai Weekly AC SF Express 20601 train schedule

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No Pantry Car
Class - 1A 2A 3A

Chennai to Madurai MGR Chennai Central Madurai Weekly AC SF Express 20601 train schedule cloud_download

Station
Arrival
Departure
Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 Chennai Central
( MAS )
Starts
- N.A 1 0 km 2
2 Katpadi Jn
( KPD )
2 129 km 1
3 Salem Jn
( SA )
2 334 km 3
4 Karur Jn
( KRR )
2 419 km 1
5 Dindigul Jn
( DG )
2 493 km 4
6 Madurai Jn
( MDU )
Ends
-
2 556 km 3
*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 Madurai MGR Chennai Central Madurai Weekly AC SF Express 20601 timing

MGR Chennai Central Madurai Weekly AC SF Express (20601) runs from Chennai to Madurai. It departs from Chennai Central station (MAS) at from platform 2 and arrives at Madurai Jn station (MDU) at on platform 3. MGR Chennai Central Madurai Weekly AC SF Express takes 8 hrs 50 mints to cover the distance of 556 km between Chennai and Madurai. It is a non-superfast train. The average speed of this train is 62 kmph. It has classes First AC (1A), Second AC (2A) and Third AC (3A). This train runs on Friday. Final chart for MGR Chennai Central Madurai Weekly AC SF Express 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 Madurai

Madurai is a culturally rich city in Tamil Nadu. Some people also say that Madurai is the soul of Tamil Nadu. It is the second largest city by population in this state. It is situated on the banks of river Vaigai. Popular monuments in Madurai are Meenakshi Amman temple, Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, Gandhi museum, Tirumalai Nayak palace, Koodal Azhagar Temple, Pazhamudir Solai, Kazimar Big Mosque and Kutladampatti Falls. Recently IT companies have also started up opening their offices in Madurai. Madurai is the headquarters of TamilNadu State Transport Corporation. It is one of the seven circles of the Tamil Nadu State Highway network. Madurai Jn is an important railway station connecting Madurai with major cities and towns across India. Madurai has an airport too although the flights connectivity is limited.