Mysore–Tuticorin Express

Mysore–Thoothukudi Express is a daily train service between the cities of Mysore and Thoothukudi operated by the South Western Railway.

Mysuru - Tuticorin Express
Overview
Service typeMail/Express
StatusActive
LocaleKarnataka & Tamil Nadu
First serviceFri Aug 01, 1997
Current operator(s)South Western Railway zone
Route
TerminiMysuru Junction (MYS)
Tuticorin (TN)
Stops28
Distance travelled776 km (482 mi)
Average journey time17 Hours 05 Min
Service frequencyDaily
Train number(s)16235/16236
On-board services
Class(es)2 A/C, 3 A/C, SL, 2S & EOG
Disabled accessDisabled access
Seating arrangementsYes (Un-Reserved Compartment)
Sleeping arrangementsYes (Berth)
Catering facilitiesNo
Observation facilitiesLarge windows
Entertainment facilitiesYes
Technical
Rolling stockWAG-9 Locomotive from Krishnarajapuram, Electric Shed (Mysuru - Tuticorin)
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Electrification25 kV AC, 50 Hz (High Voltage Traction)
Operating speed52 km/h (32 mph) average with halts
Rake maintenanceTuticorin
Rake sharingMysore-Mayiladuthurai Express, Tiruchchirappalli - Mayiladuthurai Express
Route map
(Mysore - Tuticorin) Express Route map.png

IntroductionEdit

This train connects the Palace City Mysuru in Karnataka with the Pearl City, Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu. The train initially operated from Madurai to Bengaluru before being extended to Tuticorin, after that it extended from Bengaluru to Mysuru. Then the train belonged to the Southern Railway and hence is numbered as 16731/16732. Now it's renumbered to 16235/16236 so now it's operated by South Western Railway. It's one of the highly patronized trains of Mysuru division in South Western Railway.

Coach CompositionEdit

Loco 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
  EOG GS GS S13 S12 S11 S10 S9 S8 S7 S6 S5 S4 S3 S2 S1 B3 B2 B1 A1 EOG

Rakes SharingEdit

Tiruchirappalli-Mayiladuthurai Express & Mysore-Mayiladuthurai Express


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