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Chennai New Jalpaiguri SF Express

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Status  Operating
Service frequency  Weekly
Distance travelled  2.273 million m
First service  29 January 2011
Average journey time  40 hrs 45 mins
Train number(s)  22611/22612
Current operator  Southern Railway zone
Stops  18
Chennai - New Jalpaiguri SF Express
Locale  West Bengal, Bihar, OrissaAndhra Pradesh & Tamil Nadu
Class(es)  AC 2nd (1), AC 3rd (2), Sleeper (10), General (6)
Start  Chennai Central railway station
End  New Jalpaiguri Junction railway station
Service type  Superfast/Mail Trains in India

The Chennai – New Jalpaiguri SF Express is a superfast express connecting Indian cities Chennai and Siliguri. This is the first direct train service originating from Chennai Central and ends at New Jalpaiguri. The train connects Eastern and Southern part of India covering West Bengal, Bihar, OrissaAndhra Pradesh & Tamil Nadu. It touches Jharkhand but does not have a stoppage.


Though this a weekly train it is a very popular train in this route. As the demand for tickets is very high, one has to book a ticket many days in advance before the journey date to get a confirmed berth.


This train comprises 1 AC 2-Tiers, 2 AC 3-Tiers, 10 Sleeper Class, 6 Unreserved General Compartment & 2 Luggage/Parcel cum Brake van which is provided with the Guard's cabin. Total coach composition is 21.

Time table

  • 22611 Chennai-New Jalpaiguri SF Express (Wednesday).
  • 22612 New Jalpaiguri-Chennai SF Express (Friday).
  • References

    Chennai - New Jalpaiguri SF Express Wikipedia

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