Tirupati–Vasco da Gama Express

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Tirupati–Vasco da Gama Express
Overview
Service type Express train
StatusOperating
Locale Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka & Goa
First service29 December 2016;7 years ago (2016-12-29)
Current operator(s) South Central Railway zone
Route
Termini Tirupati (TPTY)
Vasco da Gama (VSG)
Stops24
Distance travelled776 km (482 mi)
Average journey time18 hours
Service frequencyWeekly
Train number(s)17419 /17420
On-board services
Class(es) 2A, 3A, SL, SLR and UR /GS
Disabled access Wheelchair symbol.svg
Seating arrangements Corridor coach
(unreserved)
Sleeping arrangements Couchette car
(reserved)
Auto-rack arrangementsNo
Catering facilitiesNo
Observation facilitiesWindows in all carriages
Entertainment facilitiesNo
Baggage facilitiesOverhead racks
Baggage carriage
Technical
Rolling stock Bogie:
One AC 2-Tier (A1)
One AC 3-Tier (B1)
Three II SL
Three UR /GS
Two SLR
Track gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Electrification 25 kV AC, 50 Hz
Operating speed42 kilometres per hour (26 mph)
Track owner(s) South Central Railway zone
Route map
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Train standing our side the platform Train Board .jpg
Train standing our side the platform

Tirupati–Vasco da Gama Express is an Express train service connecting Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, India with Vasco da Gama, Goa, India.

Contents

Overview

This train had its inaugural run on 29 December 2016 [1] and regular run commenced from 5 January 2017. [2]

Rakes

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B1 coach of TPTY-VSG train

The train has 10 coaches comprising one AC 2-Tier (A1), one AC 3-Tier (B1), three Second Class Sleepers (SL), three General compartments (unreserved) and two Luggage rakes. [lower-alpha 1]

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Routeing

The 17419 / 20 Tirupati–Vasco da Gama Express runs from Tirupati via Kadapa, Gooty, Guntakal Junction, Ballari Junction, Hospet Junction, Gadag Junction railway station, Hubli Junction, Londa Junction, Castle Rock, Sanverdam, Madgoan.

See also

Notes

  1. The coach composition is subject to change.

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References

  1. "Tirupati–Vasco Da Gama Express and Hyderabad–Vasco Da Gama Express Trains to be Introduced". Secunderabad: South Central Railway zone. 25 December 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  2. "SCR to introduce new trains to Vasco from Hyderabad, Tirupati starting December 29". The New Indian Express . Hyderabad. 26 December 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2017.