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Coromandel Express 12842 Train

Coromandel Express 12842 train connects the Chennai Central railway station in Tamil Nadu to Howrah Junction railway station in Kolkata, starting from the former. The train is well-known for its punctuality and safety. Coromandel Express 12842 has the maximum operable speed of 110 kmph. It passes through 300 intermediate stations and halts at 15 stations, which include Vijayawada Junction, Visakhapatnam Junction, Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack Junction, and Kharagpur Junction, covering a total distance of 1663 km on its journey.

WHY COROMANDEL EXPRESS 12842?
The Coromandel Express falls under the superfast category and is one of the fastest trains traveling from Chennai to Howrah. 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 COROMANDEL 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.
• It has both on-board catering and e-catering facilities.
• It has good safety and good rail-fanning facilities.

TRAIN COACH & SCHEDULE
The Coromandel Express 12842 train has a total of 24 coaches, including one unreserved, A/C 2 tier, A/C 3 tier, A/C First Class, two Sleeper-cum-Luggage Rake (SLR), and 12 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 8:45 AM from Chennai and arriving at Howrah Junction at 11:50 AM on the second day.

AVERAGE SPEED & THE TIME TRAVELLED
The train’s average operating speed is 61 kmph. It travels for 27 hours and 5 minutes on its route to reach the Howrah Junction.

ABOUT THE DESTINATION
Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, was the capital of the British Raj till 1911. The city is dotted with monuments constructed during the British era, including the famous Victoria Memorial. Other sightseeing places include Eden Gardens, Dakshineshwar Temple, Marble Palace, Indian Museum, Alipore Zoo, and more.

FAQs

Q. What is the route of Coromandel Express?
A. The route of Coromandel Express 12842 is from Chennai Central railway station in Tamil Nadu to Howrah Junction in Kolkata.

Q. How long does the train take to reach its destination?
The train takes 27 hours and 5 minutes to reach its destination.

Q. What is the price range of tickets for the Coromandel Express?
• Unreserved General Fare – Rs.373
• Sleeper – Rs.665
• A/C 3 tier – Rs.1754
• A/C 2 tier – Rs.2553
• A/C 1st Class – Rs.4386

Discounted fares are available for senior citizens and children.

Q. What are the key stations along this train route?
A. Vijayawada Junction, Visakhapatnam Junction, Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack Junction, and Kharagpur Junction are some of the key stations on the Chennai Central-Howrah Junction route.

Q. What is the name and code of the origin station for this train?
A. The origin station of the train is Chennai Central railway station with code MAS.

Q. What is the name and code of the final station for this train?
A. The destination station of the train is Howrah Junction. Its code is HWH.

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 Coromandel Express?
A. The Coromandel Express 12842 train is one of the fastest trains from Chennai to Howrah.