Bangalore City (SBC)
22625 / 22626
25 April 2013
Southern Railway zone
| Tamil Nadu and Karnataka|
Chennai Central railway station
Superfast/Mail Trains in India
The Chennai - Bangalore AC Double Decker Express is a superfast express connecting Indian cities Chennai and Bangalore. It is the first AC Double Decker Express in South India.
This is the first AC Double Decker train B/W Chennai Central and Bangalore City. This train uses LHB coaches. A WAP - 7 locomotive, one of the powerful locomotives of Indian Railways, is used to haul it. WAP - 7 30332 of Royapuram electric loco shed got the honour of hauling the Inaugural Special.
This train comprises AC Double Decker Chair Car[CC] 10 & 2 Luggage/Parcel and Generator cum Brake van which is provided with the Guards' cabin. Total coach composition is 12.
All the coaches have three different levels and are fitted with semi-reclining cushion seats.
The train stops at Arakkonam Junction, Katpadi Junction, Ambur, Vaniyambadi, Jolarpet Junction, Kuppam, Bangarpet, Krishnarajapuram, Bangalore Cantt. And the Train No.22626 also stops at Perambur towards Chennai Central.
The train has 10 AC Chair cars, 2 power cars (Total 12 coaches)
Chennai - Bangalore Double Decker Express Wikipedia