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 of AC Double Decker Train.

Chennai Central – Bangalore City AC Double Train
  • 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 a total of 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.

Double Decker Trains Details

Double Decker is fully Air Conditioned (AC) trains with 2 Floor express trains. This is considered to be the 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 the 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


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

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