South Central Railway has announced running of two special trains between Aurangabad and Tirupati to clear the extra rush during the Sankranti festive season.

Train 07503 Aurangabad-Tirupati special train will depart at Aurangabad at 16.00 hrs on January 11 (Friday) and arrive at Tirupati at 19.00 hrs the next day. In the return direction, Train 07504 Tirupati-Aurangabad special train will leave at 21.30 hrs on January 12 (Saturday) to reach Aurangabad at 2030 hrs the next day.

The train will have 16 coaches comprising an AC II tier, an AC three tier, six sleeper class, six general second class and two second class luggage cum brake van coaches.

It will stop en route at Jalna, Parbhani, Purna, Nanded, Mudkhed, Dharmabad, Basar, Nizamabad, Kamareddi, Bolarum, Malkajgiri, Kacheguda, Shadnagar, Jadcherla, Mahabubnagar, Gadwal, Kurnool Town, Dhone, Gooty, Tadipatri, Kondapuram, Yerraguntla, Cuddapah, Rajampet, Kodur and Renigunta stations, an SCR release said.