Sampark Kranti is a series of express trains in India that connects different states of India to the national capital - New Delhi. Sampark in Hindi means connectivity while Kranti is also a word in Hindi language meaning revolution. Thus these trains have revolutionized the state connectivity with center. These trains have a combination of all the classes - AC, Sleeper and Unreserved coaches. Sampark Kranti trains are for long distance journeys. These trains are named after states and Sampark Kranti train for a particular state has most of the stoppages in that state only. 1 sampark-kranti train runs from Madurai to Vridhachalam Jn - Tamil Nadu Sampark Kranti Express (12651).
Madurai to Vridhachalam Jn Tamil Nadu Sampark Kranti Express (12651) departs from Madurai Jn station (MDU) at and arrives Vridhachalam Jn station (VRI) at . This train has 4 stoppages. Madurai to Vridhachalam Jn sampark-kranti fare is Rs.1255 in First AC, Rs.120 in None, Rs.555 in Third AC, Rs.760 in Second AC and Rs.225 in Sleeper for this train.
Suvidha as the name suggests is a series of express trains that was introduced a couple of years back in lieu to beat the peak season rush on other trains. These trains have sleeper, second seating and ac coaches. The advance reservation period for these trains are a maximum of 30 days only as against other trains that have 120 days of ARP. For suvidha trains passengers are issued either confirmed berth or RAC and there is no waitlist concept in Suvidha trains. So for passengers who are looking for a sure shot seat can opt for Suvidha train if this train is available for your route. But hang on, before you proceed further to book a ticket in this trains, let us tell you that it will burn a hole in your pocket because Suvidha trains too have dynamic fare (flexi fare) system just like rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. So you might end up paying more for a SL class than Second AC of any other train on same route. Also, senior citizens and children are not given any privilege of concession in these trains. And once you drop the plan to travel, do it carefully as there is no cancellation permitted for these trains of course with some exceptions. 2 suvidha trains run from Madurai to Vridhachalam Jn - Tirunelveli Chennai Egmore Summer Suvidha Special (82602) and Nagercoil Tambaram Summer Suvidha Special (82624).
Madurai to Vridhachalam Jn Tirunelveli Chennai Egmore Summer Suvidha Special (82602) departs from Madurai Jn station (MDU) at and arrives Vridhachalam Jn station (VRI) at . This train has 3 stoppages.
Madurai to Vridhachalam Jn Nagercoil Tambaram Summer Suvidha Special (82624) departs from Madurai Jn station (MDU) at and arrives Vridhachalam Jn station (VRI) at . This train has 3 stoppages.
- RAC is considered as confirmed for evaluating confirmation chances.
- Colors under confirmation chances mean following:
- Red - Not likely to confirm.
- yellow - Difficult to say if this will confirm or not.
- Green - Very likely to confirm.
- Seat availability and berth status functionality may not be available between and .