Bhubaneswar: As announced in last Railway Budget for running of a weekly super fast express train to Chennai Central from Asansol and to provide better facilities to the commuters, Railways have decided to introduce a new train between Asansol & Chennai Central w.e.f. from 28th July 2012 from Asansol with effect from July 30, 2012 from Chennai Central.
On the inaugural run, Asansol-Chennai Central-Asansolweekly Express will be inaugurated from Asansol and will run as a special train on open fast timings towards Chennai Central.
However, the regular service of 12376/12375 Asansol-Chennai Central-Asansol weekly Super Fast Express will commence from Asansol with effect from 1st August, 2012 and from Chennai Central with effect from 4th August, 2012.
12376 Asansol-Chennai Central weekly Super Fast Express will leave Asansol on every Wednesday at 10.00hrs and will arrive at Chennai Central at 22.45hrs on the next day.
In the return direction, 12375 Chennai Central-Asansol weekly Super Fast Express will leave Chennai Central on every Saturday at 14.35hrs and will arrive at Asansol at 21.55hrs on the next day.
This train has One AC-2 tier, 02 AC-3 tiers, 07 Sleeper Classes, 06 General Second Class Coaches and 02 Guard cum Luggage Vans in its composition having stoppage at Rourkela, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Bargarh Road, Balangir, Titlagarh, Kesinga, Muniguda, Rayagada, Parvatipuram, Bobbili, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam in East Coast Railway jurisdiction between Asansol & Chennai Central.