Superfast double decker train between Chennai Central and Trivandrum Central.
Southern Railway has decided to operate a superfast double decker train between Chennai Central and Trivandrum Central.
Double-decker superfast express (Uday) train service connecting Kerala will be operated twice a week will be announced along with the new railway timetable to be released in October.
Thiruvananthapuram-Chennai Uday service will begin by 7 pm and will reach Chennai in 14 hours. The Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram service will also be overnight. At present, trains in this stretch take 16 to 17 hours to cover the same distance.
It will be a fully-air-conditioned chair car train, with 11 coaches. Each coach can accommodate 120 persons. The Uday train would run approximately at a speed of 110 kilometres per hour