Hyderabad: In order to clear extra rush of passengers and cater to the needs of passengers in view of cancellation of regular train services bound towards Guwahati due to floods in North Frontier Railway, the South Central Railway will run special trains between Secunderabad – Howrah.
As per the schedule, the Train No. 02513 Secunderabad – Howrah Special Train will depart Secunderabad at 17:55 hrs on 22nd August and arrive Howrah at 22:30 hrs on the next day. In the return direction, Train No. 02514 Howrah – Secunderabad Special Train will depart Howrah at 01:05 hrs on 25th August and arrive Secunderabad at 04:00 hrs on the next day.
Enroute, these special trains will stop at Kazipet, Warangal, Vijayawada, Rajamundhry, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam Road, Bramhapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrakh and Kharagpur stations on both the directions.
These special trains will have 20 coaches viz, two AC II Tier, one AC III Tier, twelve Sleeper Class , three Second General class and two Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.
Berths are available for making advance reservations, the SCR authorities said in a press release today.
Similarly, special trains will be run between Bengaluru Cantonment – Howrah and from Howrah – Thiruvanantapuram.
The Train No. 02510 Howrah- Benagaluru Cantt Special Train will depart Howrah at 01:05 hrs on 22nd August and arrive Bengaluru Cantt at 11:40 hrs on the next day.
In the return direction, Train No. 02509 Bengaluru Cantt – Howrah Special Train will depart at 23:40 hrs on 24th August and arrive Howrah at 10:55 hrs on the second day.
Enroute, these special trains will stop at Krishnarajapuram, Bangarpet, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam, Chennai Central, Ongole, Vijayawada, Rajamundhry, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam Road, Palasa, Brahmapur, Balugaon, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jajpur K road, Bhadrak, Balasore, Kharagpur and Santragacchi stations in both the directions.
Likewise, the Train No.06516 Howrah – Thiruvanantapuram Central special Train will depart Howrah at 01:05 hrs on 24th August and arrive at Thiruvanantapuram Central at 22:35 hrs on the next day. Enroute these special train will stop at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur K Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Balugaon, Brahmapur, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Rajamundhry, Vijayawada, Chennai Central, Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbattore, Palakkad, Thrisur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Tiruvalla, Chenganur, Kayankulam, Kollam and Trivandrum Pett Stations. (INN)