Rahul Sharma

Pothigai Express

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The Pothigai Express is an overnight Superfast train service running between Chennai Egmore and Sengottai on the Southern Railway zone of the government-owned Indian Railways. The service was extended from Tenkasi to Sengottai in 2008 following gauge conversion work the previous year.


Train 12661 starts daily at 8:55 pm, departing Chennai Egmore for Sengottai, and train number 12662 in the opposite direction.

Pothigai express arriving madurai junction


Train No.12661 leaves Chennai Egmore (MS) at 08:55 PM and reach Sengottai (SCT) at 08:55 AM on next day. Train No. 12662 leaves Sengottai (SCT) at 06:15 PM to reach Chennai next day at 06:05 AM.

Coach Composition

The train runs consists of 24 carriages: 1 AC II Tier,6 AC III Tier, 12 Sleeper,3 Unreserved and 2 luggage coaches. Its top speed is 90 km/h.


  • Chennai Egmore
  • Tambaram
  • Chengalpattu
  • Villupuram Junction
  • Vriddhachalam Junction
  • Tiruchirapalli Junction
  • Dindigul Junction
  • Madurai Junction
  • Virudhunagar Junction
  • Thiruthangal
  • Sivakasi
  • Srivilliputhur
  • Rajapalayam
  • Sankarankovil
  • Pambu Kovil Shandy
  • Kadayanallur
  • Tenkasi Junction
  • Sengottai
  • References

    Pothigai Express Wikipedia

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