Bhubaneawar, July 13: The Ministry of Railways has extended the services of special trains from and through East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction, said an official release on Thursday. Extension of services.
Services of some special trains to run more times have also been extended, stated an ECoR release.
Puri-Udhna (Surat) Jan-Sadharan Weekly Unreserved Special Train
08465 Puri-Udhna (Surat) Jan Sadharan Weekly Unreserved Special Train leaving from Puri at 1455hrs on every Wednesday between 12th July to 2nd August 2023. In the return direction, 08466 Udhna-Puri Jan Sadharan Weekly Unreserved Special Train leaving from Udhna at 2300hrs on every Thursdays between 13th July to 3rd August 2023.
This train has 17 Unreserved Second Class Seating Coaches and Two Guard-Luggage cum Second Class Seating Coaches having stoppages at important Stations like Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Dhenkanal, Talcher Road, Angul, Rairakhol, Sambalpur City, Jharsuguda Road, Ib, Bilaspur, Raipur, Nagpur, Wardha, Bhusabal and other important Stations enroute.
Visakhapatnam-Rangapara North Jan Sadharan Special
08562 Visakhapatnam-Rangapara North Special from Visakhapatnam will leave at 0010hrs on every Sunday (12.10 AM of Saturday) up to 30th August, 2023 and will reach at Rangapara North at 1000hrs on Mondays. In the return direction, 08561 Rangapara North-Visakhapatnam Special from Rangapara North will leave at 0515hrs on every Tuesday up to 31st August, 2023 and will arrive at Visakhapatnam at 1535hrs on Wednesdays.
This train has Seven Second Class Seating and Two Guard cum Luggage Vans in its composition having stoppage at important Stations between Visakhapatnam and Rangapara North Stations from both the directions.
Services of some Special Trains extended
A. Santragachhi-Puri-Santragachhi Special
02837/02838 Santragachhi-Puri-Santragachhi Special leaving Santragachhi on every Friday and leaving Puri on every Saturday has been extended to run up to 26th August 2023.
B. Bhanjapur (Baripada)-Puri-Bhanjapur Special
08011/08012 Bhanjapur (Baripada)-Puri- Bhanjapur Special leaving Bhanjapur on every Thursday & Saturday and leaving Puri on every Fridays & Sundays has been extended to run up to 1st September 2023.
C. Visakhapatnam-Banaras-Visakhapatnam Special
08588 Visakhapatnam-Banaras Special Express leaving from Visakhapatnam on every Wednesday will now run up to 30th August, 2023. 08587 Banaras-Visakhapatnam Special Express leaving from Banaras on every Thursday will now run up to 31st August, 2023.
D. Other Special Trains earlier announced
Earlier announced Special Trains continuing their services between important destinations are Puri-Patna-Puri Special, Patna-Puri-Patna Express, Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Special, Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Special Express, Visakhapatnam-Tirupati Special Express, Visakhapatnam-Mahbubnagar Special Express, Visakhapatnam-Bengaluru Cant Special Express and Sambalpur-Erode Special Express.
Experimental Stoppage of Trains
It has also been decided to provide experimental stoppage of below mentioned trains at various Stations. These include…
18423/18424 Bhubaneswar-Nayagarh Town-Bhubaneswar Seva Express at Lingaraj Temple Road Station w.e.f. 15th July, 2023.
17015 Bhubaneswar-Secunderabad Visakha Express leaving from Bhubaneswar w.e.f. 28th June is being provided stoppage at Sattenapalle, Piduguralla & Nadikude Stations.
17015 Bhubaneswar-Secunderabad Visakha Express leaving from Bhubaneswar w.e.f. 5th July is being provided stoppage at Miryalaguda & Nalgonda Stations.
17479 Puri-Tirupati Express leaving from Puri w.e.f. 5th July 2023 is being provided stoppage at Chinna Ganjam Station.
12861 Visakhapatnam-Mahbubnagar Express leaving from Visakhapatnam w.e.f. 5th July 2023 is being provided stoppage at Madhira Station.