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Sankranti Special Trains : Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam & Secunderabad – Vijaywada

In order to clear the extra rush of passengers during Sankranti festival, South Central Railway is running two premium special trains between Secunderabad -Visakhapatnam. Also, eight special trains will be run between Secunderabad – Vijayawada.

SCR to run 10 Sankranti Special Trains : – Two Premium Superfast Special Trains between Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam and Eight Special Trains between Secunderabad-Vijayawada

In order to clear the extra rush of passengers during Sankranti festival, South Central Railway is running two premium special trains between Secunderabad -Visakhapatnam. Also, eight special trains will be run between Secunderabad – Vijayawada.

South Central Railway has issued a Press Release giving details of the schedule, route and composition of the special trains. The press release is reproduced below.

 

South Central Railway
Press Release
PRO, Secunderabad-500 071

SCR to run 10 Sankranti Special Trains : – Two Premium Superfast Special Trains between Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam and Eight Special Trains between Secunderabad-Vijayawada

In order to clear extra rush of passengers during Sankranti festival two premium special trains are being run between Secunderabad –Visakhapatnam and eight special trains between Secunderabad – Vijayawada as per the following schedule:-

1.Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam – Secunderabad Premium AC Superfast Special Train (2 services):

Train No. 02204 Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam Premium AC Superfast Special train will depart Secunderabad o­n 9th January 2015 (Friday) at 11:00 pm and arrive Visakhapatnam at 09:45 am o­n the next day.

In the return direction, Train No. 02203 Visakhapatnam – Secunderabad Premium AC Superfast Special train will depart Visakhapatnam o­n 10th January 2015 (Saturday) at 09:10 pm and arrive Secunderabad at 07:00 am o­n the next day.

Enroute, these premium special trains will stop at Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Samalkot and Anakapalle in both the directions. These trains will have 16 Coaches viz., three AC II Tier, eleven AC III Tier and two Power Car coaches.

Advance booking for these Premium trains can be done o­nline through IRCTC Portal o­n internet and will commence at 8:00 am tomorrow i.e. 30th December, 2014.

2.Secunderabad – Vijayawada – Secunderabad Special Train via Nalgonda, Guntur (8 services):

Train No. 07208 Secunderabad-Vijayawada special train will depart Secunderabad at 11:15 pm o­n 2nd, 9th, 16thand 23rd January, 2015 (Fridays) and arrive Vijayawada at 05:45 am o­n the next day.

In the return direction, Train No.07207 Vijayawada-Secunderabad special train will depart Vijayawada at 11:00 pm o­n 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd January, 2015 (Thursdays) and arrive Secunderabad at 05:40 am o­n the next day.

Enroute, these special trains will also stop at Nalgonda, Miryalaguda, Nadikudi, Pidugurala, Sattenpalle, Guntur and Mangalagiri stations in both the directions. These trains will have 15 coaches viz., o­ne AC II Tier, o­ne AC III Tier, six Sleeper Class, five General Second Class and two Second Class Luggage Cum Brake van Coaches.

(K.Sambasiva Rao)
Chief Public Relations Officer

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