Visakhapatnam

Special train services extended

The services of special train No. 08573/74 Visakhapatnam-Tirupathi-Visakhapatnam, 08501/08502 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam and 02509/02510 Kamakhya-Bengaluru Suvidha Express have been extended, according to M. Yelvender Yadav, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager of Waltair Division of East Coast Railway (ECoR).

Train No. 08573 Visakhapatnam- Tirupati weekly Suvidha express will leave Visakhapatnam on Mondays on July 4, 11, 18 and 25 and on August 1, 8 and 29 at 10.55 p.m. and reach Tirupati the following day at 1.25 p.m.

In return direction, 08574 Tirupati-Visakhapatnam weekly Suvidha express will leave Tirupati on July 5, 12, 19, 26 and on August 2, 9 and 30 at 3.30 p.m. and will arrive in Visakhapatnam the next morning at 6.50.

Halts

These trains stop at Duvvada, Anakapalle, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, New Guntur, Tenali, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Sri Kalahasti and Renigunta.

The train consists of one second AC, three third AC coaches, nine sleeper class coaches, six second class sitting coaches and two second class sitting-cum-luggage coaches in its composition.

Train No. 08501 Visakhapatnam to Secunderabad weekly special express will leave Visakhapatnam on Tuesdays on July 5, 12, 19, 26 and on August 2, 9, 23 and 30 at 11 p.m. and will reach Secunderabad the next day at 12 noon.

In the return direction, 08502 Secunderabad to Visakhapatnam weekly special express will leave Secunderabad on Wednesdays on July 6, 13, 20, 27 and on August 3, 10, 24 and 31 at 4.30 p.m. and will reach Visakhapatnam the next day at 6.50 a.m.

These trains will stop at Duvvada, Anakapalle, Tuni, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem, Eluru, Vijayawada, Khammam, Warangal and Kazipet.

Train No. 02510 Kamakhya- Bangalore weekly Suvidha express will leave Kamakhya on Tuesdays from July 5 to September 27 at 8.10 a.m. to reach Vizianagaram at 00.50 (midnight) and leave at 1 a.m. to reach Bengaluru Cantt on Thursdays at 9.15 p.m.

In the return direction 02509 Bangalore Cant-Kamakhya weekly Suvidha special will leave Bengaluru Cantt on Fridays from July 8 to September 30 at 10.15 a.m. to reach Vizianagaram the following day (Saturday) at 6.05 a.m. and leave at 6.20 a.m. to reach Kamakhya on Sundays at 1.30 p.m.

These trains stop at Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road and Vizianagaram over East Coast Railway. The train will have one second AC, four 3{+r}{+d}AC coaches, nine Sleeper Class and two Second class sitting/ disabled-cum-luggage coaches.

Public are requested to utilise the special train services.


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