Jamnagar Tirunelveli Express

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Jamnagar Tirunelveli Express
Hapa Tirunelveli Superfast Express.jpg
Overview
Service type Express
First service 30 March 2010; 8 years ago (2010-03-30) (initial service between Hapa and Tirunelveli Junction)
31 March 2017; 16 months ago (2017-03-31) (extended to Jamnagar)[1]
Current operator(s) Western Railways
Route
Start Jamnagar
Stops 26
End Tirunelveli Junction
Distance travelled 2,593 km (1,611 mi)
Service frequency 2 days a week. 19577 – Monday & Tuesday, 19578 – Friday & Saturday
On-board services
Class(es) AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper Class, General Unreserved
Seating arrangements Yes
Sleeping arrangements Yes
Catering facilities No Pantry Car attached
Observation facilities Rake sharing with 22907/08 Hapa Madgaon Superfast Express
Technical
Rolling stock Standard Indian Railway coaches
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Operating speed 110 km/h (68 mph) maximum
56.00 km/h (35 mph), including halts
Route map
(Hapa - Tirunelveli) Express Route map.jpg

The 19577/19578 Jamnagar Tirunelveli Express is an express train operated by Indian Railways that runs between Jamnagar and Tirunelveli Junction in India.

It operates as train number 19578 from Jamnagar to Tirunelveli Junction and as train number 19577 from Tirunelveli Junction to Jamnagar.

Coaches[edit]

The train has one air conditioned (AC) two-tier coach, two AC three-tier coaches, ten sleeper coach, six general unreserved coaches and two SLR. As with most train services in India, coach composition may be amended at the discretion of Indian Railways depending on demand.

Service[edit]

The 19578 service covers 2,593 kilometres (1,611 mi) in 49 hours 20 minutes at an average speed of 55.71 kilometres per hour (34.62 mph) and takes 48 hours at an average speed of 56.29 kilometres per hour (34.98 mph) as the 19577 service. As the average speed of the train is above 55 kilometres per hour (34 mph).

Traction[edit]

The train is diesel hauled throughout its run. A Vatva based WDM 3A or WDP-4D hauls the train end to end.

Schedule[edit]

The train departs Jamnagar every Friday and Saturday and arrives at Tirunelveli Junction at the third day. In return, the train departs Tirunelveli Junction every Monday and Tuesday and arrives the destination on the third day. Time table as on 8 July 2017 onwards.

Station Code Station Name

19578[2]

Distance
(in km)
Day

19577[3]

Distance
(in km)
Day
Arrival Departure Arrival Departure
JAM Jamnagar Source 21:00 0 1 07:35 Destination 2593 3
HAPA Hapa 21:18 21:20 9 1 07:15 07:17 2585 3
RJT Rajkot 22:23 22:28 85 1 05:22 05:27 2730 3
SUNR Surendranagar Junction 22:23 22:28 201 2 03:28 03:30 2509 3
ADI Ahmedabad Junction 03:10 03:30 331 2 01:10 01:30 2262 3
BRC Vadodara Junction 05:17 05:27 431 2 23:11 23:21 2163 2
AKV Ankleshwar 06:18 06:20 510 2 22:02 22:06 2083 2
ST Surat 07:15 07:25 560 2 21:23 21:28 2034 2
VAPI Vapi 08:36 08:38 653 2 19:18 19:20 1941 2
BSR Vasai Road 11:20 11:25 775 2 16:30 16:35 1819 2
PNVL Panvel 13:10 13:15 839 2 14:50 14:55 1755 2
RN Ratnagiri 19:40 19:45 1196 2 09:15 09:20 1398 2
MAO Madgaon Junction 23:48 23:58 1511 2 04:05 04:15 1083 2
KAWR Karwar 01:34 01:36 1569 3 02:48 02:50 1025 2
UD Udupi 05:20 05:22 1762 3 23:40 23:42 836 1
MAJN Mangalore Junction 06:20 06:30 1826 3 22:05 22:15 770 1
KGQ Kasaragod 07:08 07:10 1877 3 20:58 21:00 718 1
CAN Kannur 08:10 05:15 1963 3 15:55 20:00 633 1
CLT Kozhikode 09:35 09:40 1877 3 18:25 18:30 543 1
SRR Shoranur Junction 11:35 11:45 2138 3 16:50 17:00 457 1
TCR Thrissur 12:23 12:25 2171 3 15:42 15:45 424 1
AWY Aluva 13:23 13:25 2226 3 14:58 15:00 424 1
ERS Ernakulam Junction 14:05 14:10 2245 3 14:30 14:35 350 1
ALLP Alappuzha 15:18 15:20 2302 3 13:17 13:20 294 1
KYJ Kayamkulam Junction 16:03 16:05 2345 3 12:28 12:30 250 1
QLN Kollam Junction 17:07 17:10 2386 3 11:50 11:55 209 1
TVC Thiruvananthapuram Central 18:15 18:20 2451 3 10:50 11:05 145 1
NJT Nagercoil Town 20:07 20:10 2517 3 09:20 09:25 79 1
TEN Tirunelveli Junction 22:20 Destination 2593 3 Source 07:45 0 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Extended to Jamnagar". The Hindu. Retrieved 25 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Jamnagar Tirunelveli Express-19578". Retrieved 3 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Tirunelveli Jamnagar Express 19577". Retrieved 18 October 2012.