Uday Express – An Overview
Utkrisht Double Decker Air-Conditioned Yatri Express or more commonly known as Uday Express are a series of premium double-decker trains. Indian Railways has designed these trains so as to ensure maximum comfort for passengers. There are only two types of coaches in Uday Express trains – AC chair car and Non-AC chair car. These trains are targeted at business class people who need to travel from one city to another.
Currently, there are two Uday Express trains in operation. More such trains are proposed for the future. The first Uday Express is an express train of Indian Railways that runs six days a week between Bengaluru in Karnataka to Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. This express train runs as 22665 from KSR Bengaluru City Jn to Coimbatore and during its return journey, it runs as 22666.
Classes: AC and non-AC Chair Car
Service Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Distance: 419 km
Duration: 6 hours 45 mins
Average Speed: 62 km/hr
Type: Superfast Express
Rake Zone: SR/Southern
E-Catering: Yes by RailMitra
The second Uday Express train runs between Visakhapatnam Jn and Vijayawada Jn. This express train runs as 22701 from Visakhapatnam Jn to Vijayawada Jn and during its return journey, it runs as 22702.
History of Uday Express
There are currently two Uday Express trains in operation. The first Uday Express train ran between Bangalore and Coimbatore on June 10, 2018. There is another Uday Express train which has been started more recently on September 26, 2019. This train runs between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada.
Uday Express Train Route and Schedule
Uday Express train number 22665 is a train of Indian Railways which runs between two big cities of South India – Bangalore and Coimbatore. The total distance between these cities is around 419 km. Uday Express leaves KSR Bengaluru City Jn at 14:15 on day 1 and reaches Coimbatore Main Jn at 21:00 the same day. The train takes 6 hours and 45 minutes to reach from its source to the destination.
The Uday Express 22665 route has some important stations including Krishnarajapuram, Kuppam, Salem Jn, Erode Jn, Tiruppur, and Coimbatore North. The complete Uday Express route map can be understood from the picture below:
22665 Uday Express Train Time Table
22666 Uday Express Train Time Table
Uday Express Fare Structure
Regular Ticket (12 and above)
Child Ticket (5 – 11)
Sr. Citizen Female (58 and above)
Sr. Citizen Male (60 and above)
Interesting Facts About Uday Express
- Do you know the reason why this train is called Uday Express? In fact, Uday is an acronym for Utkrisht Double Decker Air-Conditioned Yatri Express.
- The exterior look of Uday Express is somewhat similar to the Tejas Express trains. It has an anti-graffiti vinyl wrapped exterior and has been given a bright colour scheme of yellow, orange and pink.
- Since Uday Express trains have double-decker coaches, these trains can cater to a large number of patients at the same time.
- Uday express trains have LHB coaches which are more safe and secure compared to the traditional ICF coaches.
- Uday Express has a total of 10 coaches including 5 Second Sitting Non-AC coaches and 5 AC Chair Car.
Food Options in 22665/22666 Uday Express
Since there is no pantry car attached to Uday Express, you can use the option of e-catering on the train for all your food requirements. Enjoy a scrumptious assortment of Veg Thali, Non-Veg Thali, Jain Food, Chinese and local delicacies during your journey on Uday Express. Passengers can avail food delivery in train to get fresh restaurant-style food directly at their seat. You can order food on train journey using any one of these:
- RailRestro app or website
- RailMitra, train food app or website
- IRCTC e-catering website or Food on Track app
Uday Express Seat Availability
If you are looking for Uday Express seat availability and ticket booking options, then you can use RailMitra’s seat availability feature. It tells you the exact number of available and booked seats in different travelling classes of Uday Express.
If you booked a ticket in Uday Express but got a waitlisted ticket, then don’t worry. Use RailMitra’s PNR status feature which will not only tell you about the current waiting status of your ticket but also predict the chances of confirmation of your ticket. Now that you know the Uday Express 16345 PNR Status, you can relax and enjoy your journey.
22665/22666 Uday Express Running Status
Passengers travelling from Bangalore to Coimbatore must check Uday Express running status. It will help you plan your journey in a better way and also avoid any unnecessary rush. The live running status of Uday Express will help you track the exact location of the train and ensure that you don’t miss the train.
Apart from that, if you are already travelling in Uday Express and want to know the exact location of the train, you can do so by using Uday Express 22665 running status.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the train schedule of 22665 Uday Express?
Uday Express departs from KSR Bengaluru City Jn at 14:15 on day 1 and reaches Coimbatore Main Jn at 21:00 the same day.
- How to spot your train – Uday Express?
If you are looking for the live running status of a train, then you can use RailMitra’s ‘spot your train’ feature to check the live status of Uday Express.
- How to check the 22665 train live map?
You can check the live running status along with the Uday Express live map using RailMitra’s ‘live status’ feature.
- What is the time taken by Uday Express to reach from KSR Bengaluru City Jn to Coimbatore Jn?
22665 Uday Express takes 6 Hours 45 Minutes approx to reach from KSR Bengaluru City Jn to Coimbatore Jn.
- How many Uday Express trains are currently operating in India?
There are two Uday Express trains operating in India:
- 22665/22666 Bangalore City – Coimbatore Uday Express
- 22701/22702 Visakhapatnam–Vijayawada Uday Express
One more Uday Express train is proposed by Indian Railways which will soon start its operation. 22625/22626 Bangalore City – Chennai Central Uday Express is scheduled to start very soon.