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S. Railway to run special trains during summer season

T E Raja Simhan Chennai | Updated on January 24, 2018 Published on March 24, 2015

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Southern Railway will run special trains to clear the extra passenger rush during the summer season.

It will run Santragachi-Ernakulam Jn. premium superfast weekly special train via Katpadi and Coimbatore.

Train No 02853 Santragachi-Ernakulam junction premium superfast weekly (on Saturdays) special train will leave Santragachi at 5.30 pm on April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30; June 6, 13, 20 and 27 and reach Ernakulam junction at 6 a.m. on Mondays.

Composition of the train will be 4 AC 3-tier, 10 sleeper class and 2 luggage-cum- brake van coaches.

The train will stop at Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Katpadi and Coimbatore.

Southern Railway will run Ernakulam junction-Santragachi non-premium superfast weekly special train (via. Coimbatore, Katpadi).

Train No.02854 Ernakulam junction-Santragachi non-premium superfast weekly special train will leave Ernakulam junction at 8.50 a.m. on April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12, 19, 26; June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 (Tuesdays) and reach Santragachi at 11 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Composition of the train will be 4 AC 3-tier, 10 sleeper class and 2 luggage-cum- brake van coaches.

The train will stop at Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Erode, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak.

Advance reservations for Train No.02854 Ernakulam junction-Santragachi non-premium superfast weekly special train commenced today.

Unreserved train

The following superfast Jansadharan bi-weekly special trains will be operated between Santragachi-Chennai Central to clear the extra rush of passengers.

Train No.02807 Santragachi-Chennai Central superfast Jansadharan bi-weekly special train will leave Santragachi at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays from April 1 to June 27 and reach Chennai Central at 11.45 p.m. on Thursdays and Sundays.

In the return direction, train No. 02808 Chennai Central-Santragachi superfast Jansadharan bi-weekly special train will leave Chennai Central at 7.55 a.m. on Fridays and Mondays from April 3 to June 29 and reach Santragachi at 10.25 a.m.on Saturdays and Tuesdays.

Composition of the trains will be 16 general second class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches with accommodation for the physically challenged.

The trains will stop at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrakh, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Berhampur, Palasa, Vizianagaram, Samalkot, Rajamundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, o­ngole, Nellore and Gudur, the release from Southern Railway said.

Published on March 24, 2015
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