A halt has been provided for Secunderabad-Machilipatnam-Secunderabad express at Kondapalli near Vijayawada on an experimental basis for six months from June 1. A SCR press release said train No. 17050 Secunderabad – Machilipatnam express will depart Kondapalli at 4.28 a.m. following the halt. In the return direction, No. 17049 Machilipatnam – Secunderabad will leave Kondapalli at 10.40 p.m.