Jan Shatabdi express as the name indicates is the shatabdi express for Jan (common mass). Basically these trains are an affordable version of Shatabdi trains in India. Therefore Jan Shatabdi trains have either seating arrangements as air-conditioned Chair Car (CC) or non air-conditioned Second Seating (2S) coaches. These are very pocket friendly compared to other trains on same route. These trains are for short distances and does not run overnight just like Shatabdi trains. It does not have onboard catering services which is there in Shatabdi trains. In general these trains are painted in white and blue combination with window panes painted either white or blue. 1 jan-shatabdi train runs from Ongole to Chirala - MGR Chennai Central Vijayawada Jan Shatabdi Express (12077).
Ongole to Chirala MGR Chennai Central Vijayawada Jan Shatabdi Express (12077) departs from Ongole station (OGL) at and arrives Chirala station (CLX) at . Ongole to Chirala jan-shatabdi fare is Rs.270 in Chair Car and Rs.70 in Second Seater for this train.
Double decker express, as the name suggests, are 2 storeyed trains that can accommodate more number of passengers compared to other express or mail trains. These trains ply between important cities which are just a few hundred kilometres apart. These are fully AC coaches and have only seating facilities with Chair Car (CC) class. There is a ladder to climb up the upper deck of coach. These trains do not offer catering facilities. Double-decker Trains are usually painted in vibrant yellow and red color while some other express trains also have double decker non ac coaches. 1 double-decker train runs from Ongole to Chirala - Tirupati Visakhapatnam AC Double Decker Express (22708).
Ongole to Chirala Tirupati Visakhapatnam AC Double Decker Express (22708) departs from Ongole station (OGL) at and arrives Chirala station (CLX) at . Ongole to Chirala double-decker fare is Rs.305 in Chair Car 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. 1 suvidha train runs from Ongole to Chirala - Puducherry Santragachi Suvidha Special (82616).
Ongole to Chirala Puducherry Santragachi Suvidha Special (82616) departs from Ongole station (OGL) at and arrives Chirala station (CLX) at .