Chennai Mail and Coromondal Express to Run with LHB Rakes

LHB Rake

With a view to provide safe, secured and comfortable journey to the travelling passengers, South Eastern Railway has decided to convert the first and second rakes of the 12839/12840 Howrah-MGR Chennai Mail and 12841/12842 Shalimar-Chennai Coromondal Express to most sophisticated and modern LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) rakes instead of existing conventional rakes. 

The first rake of 12839/12840 Howrah-MGR Chennai Mail will run with LHB coach w.e.f 05.07.2022 from Howrah and w.e.f 06.07.2022 from MGR Chennai. 

The first rake of 12841/12842 Shalimar-Chennai Coromondal Express will run with LHB coach w.e.f 05.07.2022 from Shalimar and w.e.f 07.07.2022 from MGR Chennai. 

With the introduction of LHB rake, 12839/12840 Howrah-MGR Chennai Mail  and 12841/12842 Shalimar-Chennai Coromondal Express will have the revised composition of  o­ne First AC, three AC-2 Tier, three AC-3 Tier, eleven Sleeper Class and o­ne General Second Class coaches.