Chennai Bangalore Chennai Central Shatabdi Express train

Shatabdi Express trains are a series of superfast passenger trains operated by Indian Railways to connect Metro cities with other cities important for tourism, pilgrimage or business.

Shatabdi Express are day-trains and they return to the station of origin the same day. The Shatabdis are among the fastest trains in India and the Indian Railways considers them as prestigious. The Shatabdi Express trains run over short to medium distances and they have a running speed upto 130 kilometers per hour. All the Shatabdi Express trains have one coach of first class air-conditioned seating. These coaches have wider leg room and offer better food compared to the normal Air conditioned seating (CC). New on board entertainment systems have also been installed on some of these trains where the passengers can view movies and television serials directly via satellite.

Chennai Central Bangalore Chennai Central Shatabdi Express train runs on all days except on Tuesday on both sides on its journey. This train halts at Katpadi and Bangalore cantonment on both sides of its journey.

This train has two classes of travel namely First AC, and AC Chair car which is also called as CC by Indian Railways. The Comprehensive details such as train name, their numbers, and days of run and other related information are provided underneath in the table.

Bangalore – Chennai – Bangalore Shatabdi Express

Details Chennai Central to Bangalore Shatabdi Express Bangalore to Chennai Central Shatabdi Express
Train Number 12027 12028
Train Name SHATABDI EXP SHATABDI EXP
Days of Run All Days, Except Tuesday All Days, Except Tuesday
Originating station Chennai Central Bangalore City Junction
Departure Time 1730 Hrs 0600 Hrs
Destination Station Bangalore City Junction Chennai Central
Arrival time 2230 Hrs 1100 Hrs
Average Running Speed 73 Kilometers per hour 73 Kilometers per hour
Time taken 5 Hrs 5 Hrs
Distance covered 362 kilometers 362 kilometers
Fare AC 1 Tier Rs 1285 Rs 1180
Fare AC Chair Car Tier Rs 635 Rs 565

Bangalore City Junction Railway Station

Station Code SBC

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Bangalore then prefix it with the STD Code of Bangalore which is 080. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 080131.

Bangalore City Junction is one of the most important stations in the South Zone, and it is served by both the Southern Railways and the South Western Railways. Bangalore city Junction is the main station in Bangalore and it has both meter gauge and broad gauge rail services and it is situated in the busiest area of Bangalore city which is known as Majestic Circle or Majestic area.

Amenities at Bangalore city junction station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation offices
  • Tourist information centers
  • Medical and general shops
  • Restaurants
  • Book stall and STD / PCO booths
  • Internet browsing centers
  • Wheel Chairs and Stretchers

Distances of major landmarks in Bangalore from Bangalore city junction railway station

Many landmark locations of Bangalore like Yesvanpur Junction is 10 kilometers, Hotel Grand Ashok 3 kilometers, Taj West End 2 kilometers, MG Road 6 kilometers, Vidhan Soudha (The State legislative assembly building) 3 kilometers, Bangalore International Airport 40 kilometers, Jayanagar 7 kilometers, and Malleswaram Market 4 kilometers from this station.

Chennai Central Railway Station

Station Code MAS

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

Train Arrival & Dep Chennai Central Station 133, 044-25353816

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Chennai then prefix it with the STD Code of Chennai which is 044. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 044131.

Chennai Central Station formerly known as Madras Central Station is the main railway terminus in Chennai (Madras). It is located in the northern part of Chennai. It is the home of the southern Railway and the most important rail hub in South India. Trains from here connect the city to New Delhi and prominent state capitals of India like Bhopal, Lucknow, Jaipur, Mumbai, Patna, Kolkata, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram etc. The building of the railway station, one of the landmarks of Chennai, was designed by the architect Henry Irwin. In 2005, the buildings were painted a creamy yellow colour, but concurring with the views of a campaign by the citizens of Chennai and also to retain the old nostalgic charm, they were repainted in their original brick-red color, which was how the buildings were built originally.

Amenities at Chennai railway station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation offices
  • Tourist information centers
  • Medical and general shops
  • Restaurants
  • Book stall and STD / PCO booths
  • Internet browsing centers
  • Wheel Chairs and Stretchers

Distances of major landmarks in Chennai from Chennai central railway station

Many landmark locations of Chennai Viz. Fort St. George, Madras Port, Marina Beach, Old Legislative Assembly Building, Chennai University, Chennai high court etc are all located within 5 kilometers distance from Chennai central station.

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1 comment to Chennai Bangalore Chennai Shatabdi Express

  • G.Virat Singh

    Please let me know whether Shatbdi Express which starts at 6 a.m. from Bangalore will stop at Bangalore Cantonment station or not

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