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Rani Chennamma Express

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Service type  Express
Current operator(s)  South Western Railway
Train number(s)  16589/16590
Stops  29
Status  Operating
Service frequency  Daily
Distance travelled  796,000 m
Start  Bengaluru (SBC)
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Average journey time  16 hrs 25 mins (up direction) and 16 hrs 40 mins (down direction)
End  Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus railway station (CSMT)

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The Rani Chennamma Express is a daily train connecting the City of Bangalore with the Maharashtra city of Kolhapur. This is one of the prestigious trains of the South Western Railway and generally gets the best coaches and locomotives that the infrastructure can support. This train operates daily and covers a distance of 797 km.


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The train makes an over-night journey to major cities in north western part of Karnataka - Hubli-Dharwad , Gokak and Belgaum from Bangalore. This train leaves Bangalore at 21:15 crossing Hubli at 05:30 and reaches Kolhapur at 13:40 after bifurcating from the main line at Miraj.

This train apart from connecting major cities of Karnataka like Hubli, Dharwad, Belgaum, Haveri, Davangere and Tumkur to Bangalore, also caters to smaller towns of Alnavar, Khanapur, Gokak, Miraj, Kudchi, Raibag. The busiest train of south India. (INSAT).


This train traces its name to the historic queen Rani Chennamma who ruled the northern part of Karnataka state in India. She was a mighty warrior queen who had her capital at Kittur.

Coach Composition

From SBC(Bangalore) to MRJ(Miraj) and KOP(Kolhapur) to MRJ :

B3 AND S11 are attached till/from Hubli(Link to/from Vasco). The format for the train from MRJ to KOP and MRJ to SBC is vice versa.


Rani Chennamma Express Wikipedia

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