west coast express Train Schedule (22637)

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West Coast Express 22637 Train

West Coast Express 22637 connects Chennai Central railway station to Mangaluru Central railway station, starting from the former. The West Coast Express is operated daily and has the maximum operable speed of 120 kmph. It passes through 171 intermediate stations and halts at 29 stations, which include Arakkonam Junction, Salem Junction, Kozhikode Main Junction (Calicut), and Kannur Main (Cannanore), covering a total distance of 902 km on its journey.

WHY WEST COAST EXPRESS 22637?

West Coast Express 22637 train falls under the superfast category and is one of the oldest trains connecting the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea. The train has both A/C and non-A/C, well-maintained coaches for passengers to enjoy a comfortable journey. On an average, the train departs 5 minutes late from the Chennai Central railway station and arrives 32 minutes late at the Mangalore Central railway station.

THE PERKS OF RIDING THE WEST COAST EXPRESS 22637?

• Passengers can order their food through e-catering till Shoranur Junction. Additionally, on-board catering service is also available.
• Tickets are easily available since the West Coast Express 22637 train runs on all days.
• The A/C coaches have charging points on both sides for passengers to charge their electronic devices such as mobile phone and laptops.
• The coaches and washrooms are cleaned regularly.

TRAIN COACH & SCHEDULE

West Coast Express 22637 train has a total of 23 coaches, including one A/C 2 tier, four A/C 3 tier, two Sleeper-cum-Luggage Rake (SLR), and 11 sleeper coaches. It also has two Parcel Coach (SLR), one Railway Mail Service (RMS) coach, and a pantry car.

The train operates on all days of the week, departing at 11:30 AM from Chennai Central and arriving at the Mangalore Central station at 03:50 PM on the second day.

AVERAGE SPEED & THE TIME TRAVELLED

The train’s average operating speed is 55 kmph. It travels for 16 hours and 25 minutes on its route to reach the Mangalore Central railway station.

ABOUT THE DESTINATION

Mangalore, one of the most important commercial centers in India, is located along the Arabian Sea. The city is popular among tourists for its beautiful beaches, seaports, cultural heritage, and historical sites. Mangaladevi Temple, dedicated to the deity Mangala Devi, was built by the King of the Ahepa dynasty during the 19th century. You can visit Panambur Beach to relax and refresh your mind and body. Surathkal Beach is known for its unique powdery sand and provides breathtaking view of the ocean and countryside. Pilikula Nisagadhama is famous among nature lovers as you can find several wildlife species such as tigers, leopards, reptiles, and snakes. St. Aloysius Church features paintings by Italian artist Antonio Moscheni and it is famous for its splendid architecture.

FAQS

Q. What is the route of West Coast Express?
A. The route of West Coast Express 22637 is from Chennai Central railway station in Tamil Nadu to Mangaluru Central railway station in Karnataka.

Q. How long does the train take to reach its destination?
A. The train takes 16 hours and 25 minutes to reach the destination.

Q. What is the price range of tickets for the West Coast Express?
• Sleeper coach Rs. 330
• A/C 3 tier Rs. 859
• A/C 2 tier Rs. 1211

Discounted fares are available for both senior citizens and children.

Q. What are the key stations along this train route?
Arakkonam Junction, Salem Junction, Solapur, Wadi Junction, Kannur Main (Cannanore), and Kanhangad Junction are the key stations on the Chennai Central- Mangaluru Central 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 or 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 Mangaluru Central railway station. Its code is MAQ.

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 West Coast Express?
A. West Coast Express 22637 is one of the oldest trains traveling from Chennai to Mangalore.