Chennai to Bengaluru Train Ride to Shorten to 4 Hours

Faster Commute: The Chennai to Bengaluru train journey is set to reduce to just four hours due to track and signal upgrades.

Increased Speed: The Indian Railways has allowed trains on the 144-km stretch between Arakkonam and Jolarpet to run at speeds of up to 130 kmph, up from 110 kmph.

Vande Bharat Benefits: The Vande Bharat train’s travel time will be cut by around 20 minutes, making the journey quicker and more efficient.

Impact on Other Trains: Besides Vande Bharat, other trains like Shatabdi and Brindavan Express will also benefit from faster travel times, reducing the current six-hour journey.

Expanded Reach: This track upgrade will not only benefit Chennai and Bengaluru but also improve connectivity to cities like Coimbatore, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Kozhikode, Mangalore, and Mumbai, providing better train services and competing with road travel options.