In order to clear Sankaranthi festival rush of passengers, the East Coast Railway will run special train services between Visakhapatnam and Secunderabad from January 8.
The special train No.0747B will leave Visakhapatnam on January 9, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 by 7 p.m. and reach Secunderabad by 8.15 a.m. the next day. In return journey, train No.0748A will leave Secunderabad on January 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 by 11 p.m. and reach Visakhapatnam by 12.15 p.m. the next day. The train will have 16 coaches of which 10 are sleeper coaches, according to Senior Divisional Commercial Manager H.L. Luwang.