17643/17644 Circar Express

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About Circar Express

The Circar Express is an express or mail train under the Indian Railways. It runs from Chengalpattu to Kakinada Port. The Circar Express train number is 17643 when it runs from Chengalpattu to Kakinada.

Circar Express train number is also 17644 when it travels from Kakinada to Chengalpattu. The train started its first service in the year 1967, twenty years after India gained back its independence from the British rulers.

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The background story of the Circar Express

The train started its first service in the year 1967, twenty years after India gained back its independence from the British rulers. The Circar Express at that time ran between Madras Central and the famous Cocanada Port in Andhra Pradesh. Cocanada Port was then renamed, and it became the Kakinada Port.

The Circar Express ran through the stations of Vijayawada, Nidadavolu, Bhimavaram, and Samalkot. Those were the most important stations at that time. After diesel engines were introduced in India, the Circar Express changed from diesel engine to steam engine. The earlier numbers of 43 and 44 also were replaced by numbers of 5 digits with the introduction of 5-digit numbers in the Indian Railways.

The Circar Express train route

Circar Express route is from Chengalpattu to Kakinada via the Egmore Railway station which is situated in the state of Tamil Nadu. It covers a distance of 755 km. The time that it requires to complete its journey is 16 hours.

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The Circar Express train speed

The South Central Railway Zone operates the Circar Express at present. The Circar Express speed is 43 km per hour. It is the average speed of the train.

Some of the crucial stations passed by the Circar Express

The Circar Express crosses four states on its way from Chengalpattu to Kakinada. These states are Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Chengalpattu and Kakinada Port. The chief towns on its path are Chirala, Nellore, Nidubrolu, Gudiwada, Tenali, Vijayawada, Bhimavaram, Kakinada, and Rajahmundry.

Facilities provided by the Circar Express to its travelers

The Circar Express tries to give its passengers all necessary facilities that a person requires for travelling in a long distance, super fast train. As it runs daily, you can quickly get tickets without any problem. On boarding catering services are available. Baggage facilities are also there for you. AC, Sleeper, and General Coaches ensure your comfortable journey. The beautiful South Indian cities through which the train runs make your trip a special one.

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17643/17644 Circar Express Fare Information:

Class2A3ASL
Base Fare1321912345
Reservation Charges504020
Super fast charges000
Fuel Charges000
GST69480
Other Charges000
Catering Charges000
Dynamic Fare000
Total Fare14401000365

17643  Circar Express from Chengalpattu to Kakinada,  Schedule Time table, and Route

Train CodeStation NameArrivesDepartsPlatForm No.
CGLChengalpattu Junction Starts16:00
TBMTambaram16:2816:305,6
MSChennai Egmore17:1017:208
GPDGummidipundi18:2818:303
SPESullurupeta18:5819:001
NYPNayadupeta19:2319:251
GDRGudur Junction20:2520:272
NLRNellore20:5220:532
BTTRBitragunta21:1921:201
KVZKavali21:3721:383
SKMSingarayakonda22:0322:040
OGLOngole22:3622:371
CJMChinnaganjam23:0923:100
VTMVetapalem23:2623:272
CLXChirala23:3423:353
BPPBapatla23:4423:453
NDONidubrolu00:0400:052
TELTenali Junction00:4400:454
NGNTNew Guntur01:2201:241
MAGMangalagiri01:4401:45
BZAVijayawada Junction02:3502:554
GDVGudivada Junction03:5904:001
KKLRKaikaluru04:2404:251
AKVDAkividu04:5404:551
BVRTBhimavaram Town05:2405:251
ALAttili06:0406:051
TNKUTanuku06:1906:201
NDDNidadavolu Junction06:4906:501
KVRKovvur07:0907:101
GVNGodavari07:1407:151
RJYRajahmundry07:2507:273
DWPDwarapudi07:4407:451
APTAnaparti07:4907:503
SLOSamalkot Junction08:1308:151
CCTKakinada Town Junction09:3509:402
COAKakinada Port10:10 Ends1

Circar Express from Kakinada to Chengalpattu, Time table, Schedule and Route of  17644

Train CodeStation NameArrivesDepartsPlatForm No.
COAKakinada Port Starts14:301
CCTKakinada Town Junction14:3614:431
SLOSamalkot Junction14:5014:523
APTAnaparti15:1415:152
DWPDwarapudi15:1915:203
RJYRajahmundry15:4515:501
KVRKovvur16:0116:023
NDDNidadavolu Junction16:2416:253
TNKUTanuku16:5516:561
ALAttili17:1217:131
BVRTBhimavaram Town17:4317:440
AKVDAkividu18:0618:071
KKLRKaikaluru18:2618:270
GDVGudivada Junction19:2419:251
BZAVijayawada Junction20:4020:554
MAGMangalagiri21:2021:21
NGNTNew Guntur21:4021:421
TELTenali Junction22:3022:353
NDONidubrolu22:5322:541
BPPBapatla23:1323:142
CLXChirala23:2923:302
VTMVetapalem23:3923:401
CJMChinnaganjam23:5423:552
OGLOngole00:3000:313
SKMSingarayakonda00:5600:572
KVZKavali01:2401:252
BTTRBitragunta01:3601:372
NLRNellore01:5902:003
GDRGudur Junction03:3303:351
NYPNayadupeta03:5804:002
SPESullurupeta04:2304:252
GPDGummidipundi04:4804:502
MSChennai Egmore06:3006:509
MBMMambalam07:0007:024
TBMTambaram07:2807:307,8
CGLChengalpattu Junction08:20 Ends7

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