Top 5 things you need to know about timetables.
While the overall announcements of updated railway train timetable are typically announced during the Sep-Oct month of every year, railway train time table/station time table also change during the year. It is important to frequently keep checking rly time table for any changes during the entire year.
Trains can arrive at a station earlier than the scheduled arrival time as per Indian railway time table, but per strict rules they cannot depart earlier than the scheduled departure time as prescribed in Indian train time table.
Trains may or may not halt at a station as per the scheduled halt time as prescribed in the railway time table. In other words, trains can depart from a station before the scheduled halt time as per the railway timetable - provided they are not leaving the station before the scheduled departure time as per the railway time table.
In multiple stoppage sections of the train, train time table has substantial time buffer included as part of train schedule time table. This allows train to recover time if running in a delayed fashion.
For some trains, it is observed that IRCTC time table are different from what is prescribed in main Indian Railway Time Table. Travelers are suggested to double check.
12686 Chennai Express Train Time Table
|Station||Arrives||Halt Time||Departs||Platform||Locomotive Reverse|
|MANGALORE CNTL (MAQ)||---------||Start||16:55||3||No|
|KASARAGOD (KGQ)||17:33||2 mins||17:35||1||No|
|KANHANGAD (KZE)||17:53||2 mins||17:55||1||No|
|NILESHWAR (NLE)||18:04||1 min||18:05||2||No|
|PAYYANUR (PAY)||18:24||1 min||18:25||2||No|
|KANNUR (CAN)||18:57||3 mins||19:00||3||No|
|THALASSERY (TLY)||19:18||2 mins||19:20||2||No|
|VADAKARA (BDJ)||19:38||2 mins||19:40||1||No|
|KOZHIKODE (CLT)||20:27||3 mins||20:30||1||No|
|TIRUR (TIR)||21:08||2 mins||21:10||3||No|
|SHORANUR JN (SRR)||21:50||5 mins||21:55||5||No|
|PALAKKAD (PGT)||22:37||3 mins||22:40||4||No|
|PODANUR JN (PTJ)||23:54||1 min||23:55||3||No|
|TIRUPPUR (TUP)||00:33||2 mins||00:35||2||No|
|ERODE JN (ED)||01:30||5 mins||01:35||1||No|
|SALEM JN (SA)||02:37||3 mins||02:40||5||No|
|JOLARPETTAI (JTJ)||04:28||2 mins||04:30||5||No|
|KATPADI JN (KPD)||05:38||2 mins||05:40||2||No|
|MGR CHENNAI CENTRAL (MAS)||08:05||End||---------||3||No|
12686 Chennai Express Time Table
Q) How can I check the time table of the Chennai Express (12686) train on RailYatri?
A) Chennai Express (12686) is one of the Indian Railways’ most popular trains. To check the updated time table of Chennai Express:
1. Visit RailYatri time table search page.
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Q) How can I check the correct platform number & halt time of the Chennai Express (12686) train at different stations?
A) RailYatri is one of the fastest sources to get you the correct information on platform number and train time arrival. All you need to do is:
1. Enter the train number/ name in the search bar of RailYatri time table search page.
2. By just entering the first 3 letters or digits, you will see a drop-down list for your easy selection of train choice.
3. On Chennai Express train page, view the real-time information on train time table with the correct platform number and halt time at different stations.
Q) Is it important to know station codes while checking the time table of Chennai Express (12686)?
A) Not at all! It is not necessary to know the Station Code. You can easily check all necessary train details by just typing the name or number of the train on the RailYatri time table search page.
Q) How do I check my seat availability in Chennai Express (12686) online?
A) For travellers, it is important to enquire about the seat availability in train prior to booking to avoid last-minute changes before the journey. RailYatri provides access to IRCTC train information of seat/berth availability in just one click. Check seat availability of Chennai Express (12686) here.
Q) How do I check online the no. of halts/ stoppages of Chennai Express (12686)?
A) Chennai Express (12686) runs from MANGALORE CNTL to MGR CHENNAI CENTRAL Station. You can conveniently check the exact no. of halts/ stoppages of Chennai Express (12686) here.
Q) How do I check the Live Train Status of Chennai Express (12686)?
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