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Rajen Gohain flags off Santragachi-Chennai Central Antyodaya Express

New Delhi: Minister of State of Railways, Shri Rajen Gohain flagged off a new Antyodaya train viz. 22841/22842 Santragachi-Chennai Central Antyodaya Express (Weekly) from Kolkata today.

Features of Antyodaya Express:-

The coaches in Antyodaya Express are fully unreserved LHB second class coaches with the following additional amenities:

  • Cushioned luggage racks which can serve as seats
  • Additional hand holds in doorway area
  • J-Hook near longitudinal luggage racks
  • Multiple Unit cables at both ends of the coach
  • Vestibuled ends for internal movement of the passengers
  • Potable Drinking water dispenser
  • Mobile charging points
  • Fire Extinguisher with anti-theft lock
  • FRP (Fibre Reinforced Plastic) Modular Toilets
  • Pleasing interior colour scheme
  • Toilet Occupation indication display board
  • LED Lights
  • SS Slip-free flooring at Doorway & Gangway
  • Anti-Graffiti coating for exterior painting

The abstract schedule including timings, composition, stoppages etc. of the train services is as under:

  1. 22841/22842 Santragachi-Chennai Central Antyodaya Express (Weekly)
Santragachi-Chennai Central Antyodaya Express (Weekly) Station Chennai Central-Santragachi Antyodaya Express (Weekly)
Arr. Dep. Arr. Dep.
19.00 (Mon) Santragachi(SRC) 10.25 (Thu)
22.45 (Tue) Chennai Central(MAS) 08.10 (Wed)
  • Days of run: Ex- Santragachi (SRC): Monday

                      Ex-Chennai Central (MAS): Wednesday

  • One way distance: 1656 Kms.
  • Journey time:

From SRC to MAS: 27 HR. 45 Min

From MAS to SRC: 26 HR 15 Min.

  • Stoppages: Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Balugaon, Chatrapur, Brahampur, Sompetta, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Duvvada, Ankapalle, Samalkot jn., Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijaywada, Chirala, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Sullurupetta.
  • Composition of regular service: LS(General Coach)-16, LWLRRM(Power Car)-2 = 18 coaches

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