Double Decker Train :: Chennai - Bangalore
Southern railways announced a new AC Double Decker express train between Bangalore and Chennai Central during the new train time table revision from July 2012. Following are the details
Chennai Central – Bangalore City AC Double Train
Chennai Central to Bangalore City AC Double Decker

  • Train No.22625 / 22626 Chennai Central – Bangalore City AC Double-Decker (Daily) Express (via Jolarpettai) :-  Train No. 22625 Chennai Central – Bangalore Exp. double decker train will leave Chennai Central at 07:25 hrs daily and reach Bangalore at 13.30 hrs. Train No.22626 will depart from Bangalore at 14.40 hrs daily and arrive Chennai Central at 20.45 hrs. 


Perambur (Up direction only), Arakkonam, Katpadi, Ambur, Jolarpettai, Bangarapet, Krishnarajapuram, Bangalore Cantolment.


The train will have total 13 coaches which include 11 Air-conditioned Double Decker Chair Car, 2 Brake Van-cum-Luggage-cum-Generator Car.
For all the other Train Time table revision and introduction of new trains from the Southern Railways follow the following link of New Southern railways July 2012 Train Time Table. 

Also Read: Double Decker Trains In India

Double Decker Trains Details

Double Decker are fully Air Conditioned (AC) trains with 2 Floor express trains. This is considered to be highest priority train in India. Double deckers having less number of stoppages also.
In the new design, 128 passengers can be seated as compared with 78 passengers in Shatabdi chair cars, thus increasing the capacity by almost 70 per cent. To save upon space, it was decided to use End-On-Generation configuration where power for train lighting and air-conditioning is supplied by two power cars, attached at both ends of the train.

Following are the other Double Decker Trains Running in India

Double Decker Express Trains List

Train No.22625 / 22626 Chennai Central – Bangalore City AC Double-Decker (Daily) Express (via Jolarpettai). Train No. 22625 Chennai Central – Bangalore Exp. double decker train will leave Chennai Central at 07:25 hrs daily and reach Bangalore at 13.30 hrs.

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  1. How to reserve in 22626 ?IRCTC does not show this train


    R S Nambi
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  2. Are you sure about the timings. It seems a little too long to reach either place.

  3. This trains starting date still not declared.. Will report to you once its started

  4. Dear Av,
    Sorry.. You are right made correction to the same. Please check the corrected timing.

  5. Any updated info on the introduction date? Thanks!




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