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 Centralw.e.f. from 28th July 2012 from Asansol & w.e.f. 30th July 2012 from Chennai Central.
On the inaugural run, Asansol-Chennai Central-Asansol weekly 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 w.e.f. 1st August’12 & from Chennai Central w.e.f. 4thAugust’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-Asansolweekly 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 ClassCoaches and 02 Guard cum Luggage Vansin 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.