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Chennai Express 12163 Train

Chennai Express 12163 connects the Dadar Central railway station in Mumbai to Chennai Egmore railway station, starting from the former. The train is well- known for its punctuality and cleanliness. The Chennai Express 12163 train has the maximum operable speed of 110 kmph. It passes through 229 intermediate stations and halts at 23 stations, which include Kalyan Junction, Pune Junction, Wadi Junction, and Perambur, covering a total distance of 1275 km on its journey.

WHY CHENNAI EXPRESS 12163?
The Chennai Express falls under the superfast category and is one of the fastest trains traveling from Dadar to Chennai. It has both A/C and non-A/C, well- maintained coaches to provide passengers a comfortable journey. The train is very punctual and rarely gets delayed.

THE PERKS OF RIDING THE CHENNAI EXPRESS TRAIN
• It is a high-speed train and runs on all days, thus the tickets will be easily available.
• The train has an attached pantry car and onboard catering facility available. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian food of a wide variety is served on the train.
• The A/C coaches have charging ports for the passengers to charge their electronic devices like mobiles and laptops.
• Coaches on the train are well-kept and the washrooms are cleaned regularly.
• The A/C first class coaches have lockable cabins for privacy.

TRAIN COACH & SCHEDULE
The Chennai Express 12163 train has a total of 18 coaches, including two general, one A/C 2 tier, two A/C 3 tier, two Sleeper-cum-Luggage Rake (SLR), and 9 sleeper coaches. It also has one HA coach that is half A/C first class and half A/C 2 tier and a pantry car.
The train operates on all days of the week, departing at 8:30 PM from Dadar and arriving at the Chennai Egmore station at 7:45 PM on the second day.

AVERAGE SPEED & THE TIME TRAVELLED
The train’s average operating speed is 55 kmph. It travels for 23 hours and 15 minutes on its route to reach the Chennai Egmore railway station.

ABOUT THE DESTINATION
Formerly called Madras, Chennai is located on the coast of the Bay of Bengal. Some places to see near the destination of the train, the Chennai Egmore railway station, are the Government Museum and Sri Parthasarathy Temple. Chennai is a land of beaches. The must-visit beaches here are the Marina Beach, Elliot’s Beach, and Covelong Beach. Other attractions here include the Huddleston Gardens of Theosophical Society, Arignar Anna Zoological Park, and the Pulicat Lake straddling the Chennai-Andhra Pradesh border.

FAQs

Q. Which platform in Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS) is Chennai Express likely to come in at?
A. Chennai Express is likely to come in at platform number 7 in Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS).

Q. What is the service frequency of Dadar Chennai Egmore Express?
A. Dadar Chennai Egmore Express operates on all days of the week.

Q. Is Chennai metro available from Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS)?
A. No. Chennai metro is not available from Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS).

Q. Which are the most important temples to visit in Chennai?
A. Parthasarathy Temple, Kapaleeswarar Temple, and Sri Vadapalani Andavar Temple are the most important temples to visit in Chennai.

Q. How far is Elliott Beach from central Chennai?
A. Elliott Beach is around 10 km away from central Chennai.

Q. Tell me names of some good budget hotels in Chennai.
A. Hotel RJ Residency, Treebo Hive, and K E K Annexure are some good budget hotels in Chennai.

Q. Can you tell me a good 4-star hotel to stay at near Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS)?
A.  The Pride Hotel Chennai is a good 4-star hotel to stay at, near Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS).

Q. What is the best means of transport to go to Mahabalipuram from Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS)?
A. You can reach Mahabalipuram from Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS) using public or private bus.

Q. Are there some decent cheap hotels near Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS)?
A. Sri Sai Park, Hotel Blue Diamond, and Hotel Raaj Bhaavan are some decent cheap hotels near Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS).

Q. How far is Marina beach from Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS)?
A. Marina beach is around 5.4 km from Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS).

Q. Which is a good 5-star hotel near Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS)?
A.  Radisson Blu City Centre is a good 5-star hotel near Chennai Egmore Railway Station (MS).

Q. Would you recommend Hotel Parle International as a good 3-star Hotel to stay at?
A. Yes. Hotel Parle International is a good 3-star Hotel to stay at in Mumbai.

Q. Which station of Mumbai does the Chennai Express start from?
A. Chennai Express starts from Dadar railway station(DR).

Q. Are there 4-star hotels near Pune Junction railway station?
A. Quality Inn Mint, The Central Park Hotel, and Courtyard by Marriott Pune City Centre are the 4-star hotels near Pune Junction railway station(PUNE).

Q. Can you recommend some cheap hotels near Pune Station?
A. Hotel Rajmandir, Hotel Kamlesh , and Randeep Lodge are some cheap hotels near Pune Station

Q. What is the best means of transport to reach Dadar Station (DR) from Ghatkopar?
A. You can take a bus or cab to reach Dadar Station (DR) from Ghatkopar.

Q. I am staying at a guest house in Borivali, should I take my train from Dadar Station (DR) or Kalyan Junction (KYN)?
A. You should take your train from Dadar Station (DR), because it is closest to Borivali.

Q. How long would it take me to get from Colaba to Dadar Station (DR) in Mumbai?
A. It will take around 1 hour for you to get from Colaba to Dadar Station (DR) in Mumbai.

Q. Are there any 5-star hotels near Dadar Station (DR) in Mumbai?
A. Taj Lands End, Trident Bandra Kurla , and Hotel Sofitel Mumbai BKC are few of the 5-star hotels near Dadar Station (DR) in Mumbai.

Q. What are some budget hotels near Dadar Station (DR) in Mumbai?
A. City Guest House, Hotel Summer Land, and Hotel Mother India are some budget hotels near Dadar Station (DR) in Mumbai.

Q. What are some good sights to watch out for in Chennai?
A. Government Museum, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, and Marina Beach are some good attractions to visit in Chennai.

Q. Does this train terminate at the Chennai Egmore Railway Station(MS)?
A. Yes. This train terminates at the Chennai Egmore Railway Station(MS) .

Q. What are some good trains on Mumbai to Chennai route?
A. Mumbai LTT - Karaikal Weekly Express, Mumbai LTT(Kurla) - Madurai Weekly Express, and Mumbai LTT - Chennai Central Weekly Express are some good trains on Mumbai to Chennai route.

Q. Does Chennai Express generally reach on time?
A. Yes. Chennai Express is excellent in punctuality.

Q. If I want to go to Vellore from Mumbai, should I take Chennai Express?
A. No. Chennai Express does not halt at Vellore.

Q. How long does Chennai Express take to reach Chennai?
A. Chennai Express takes 23 hours and 15 minutes to reach Chennai.

Q. Does Chennai Express stop at Lonavala, and for how long?
A. Yes. Chennai Express stops at Lonavala for 2 minutes.

Q. How likely am I to get tickets for Chennai express?
A. Ticket availability is average for Chennai express.

Q. What is the fare for 1st class in Chennai Express?
A. The fare for 1st class in Chennai Express is Rs. 3718.

Q. How is the food on Chennai Express?
A. The food quality is good on Chennai Express.

Q. Does Chennai Express have a pantry car?
A. Yes. Chennai Express has a pantry car.

Q. What is the route of Chennai Express?
A. The route of Chennai Express 12163 is Dadar Central railway station in Mumbai to Chennai Egmore railway station.

Q. How long does the train take to reach its destination?
A. The train takes 23 hours and 15 minutes to reach the destination.

Q. What is the price range of tickets for the Chennai Express?
A. The tickets fare ranges below include regular fares and fares for children and senior citizens.

• Sleeper coach Rs.290 to Rs.570
• A/C 3 tier Rs.754 to Rs.1503
• A/C 2 tier Rs.1083 to Rs.2170
• A/C first class Rs.1867 to Rs.3718

Q. What are the key stations along this train route?
A. Kalyan Junction, Pune Junction, Solapur, Wadi Junction, Guntakal Junction, and Renigunta Junction are the key stations on the Dadar Central-Chennai Egmore route.

Q. What is the name and code of the origin station for this train?
A. The origin station of the train is Dadar Central or Dadar Terminus railway station with code DR.

Q. What is the name and code of the final station for this train?
A. The destination station of the train is Chennai Egmore railway station. Its code is MS.

Q. Does this train run regularly?
A. Yes. This is a daily train operating on all days of the week.

Q. What is the most unique feature of Chennai Express?
A. The Chennai Express 12163 train is one of the fastest trains traveling from Dadar to Chennai.