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Inaugural run of Vande Bharat Express train to be flagged off from KSR Bengaluru to Chennai by Hon’ble PM on 11th Nov 2022

First Vande Bharat Train connecting Southern States

Regular operation of Dr MGR Chennai Central – Mysuru –

Dr MGR Chennai Central Vande Bharat Express to commence from 12th Nov

Shri NarendraModi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India will flag off the inaugural special service of Mysuru – Dr MGR Chennai Central Vande Bharat Express from KSR Bengaluru around 11:00 hours o­n 11th November 2022

Regular operation of Train Nos.20607/20608 Dr MGR Chennai Central – Mysuru – Dr MGR Chennai  CentralVande Bharat Express trains will commence o­n and from 12th November 2022, from both the destinations, namely, Dr MGR Chennai Central and MysuruThe service of Train Nos.20607/20608 Dr MGR Chennai Central – Mysuru – Dr MGR Chennai  CentralVande Bharat Express trains will be operated six days a week (except Wednesdays) from both the ends. Stoppages will be provided at KatpadiJn and KSR Bengaluru for both the services.

Composition :14 Chair Cars and 2 Executive Chair Cars ( Total 16 Coaches)

The detailed timings and stoppages of Train Nos. 20607/20608 Dr MGR Chennai Central – Mysuru – Dr MGR Chennai Central Vande Bharat Express with effect from 12th November 2022 (Saturday) is given below: (Timings in hours)

Train No.20607 Dr MGR Chennai Central – Mysuru Vande Bharat Express  (Except Wednesdays)


Train No.20608  Mysuru – Dr MGR Chennai Central Vande Bharat Express (Except Wednesdays)



Dr MGR Chennai Central










KSR Bengaluru





Mysuru Jn



No concession and Child fare shall be admissible in the above Vande Bharat Express trains.  o­nly full fare adult tickets shall be issued.  Other terms and conditions for booking, cancellation, refund, etc. shall be as per Shatabdi trains.

Advance reservation for the above Vande Bharat Express train service commencing from 12-11-2022 is open from Southern Railway end.

Inaugural Special from KSR Bengaluru to Dr. MGR Chennai Central:

The inaugural special Vande Bharat Express from Mysuru to Dr.MGR Chennai Central will be flagged off by Shri. NarendraModi, Hon’ble Prime Minister around 10:20 hours from KSR Bengaluru o­n 11th Nov, 2022. This inaugural special train will stop at almost all enroute stations for the benefit of everyone living in the town/city to see the Vande Bharat Train manufactured in ICF, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.   The premium train service symbolizes the future of rail travel in the country with its state-of-the-art facilities, advanced safety technology, thus redefining travel experience.

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