SCR to run 36 weekly Tatkal Special Trains between Bangalore (YPR)-Visakhapatnam

SECUNDERABAD: In order to clear extra rush of passengers, South Central Railways has announced running of 36 weekly Tatkal Express Special trains between Yesvantpur and Visakhapatnam.

Accordingly, Train No. 06579 Yesvantpur-Visakhapatnam Weekly Tatkal special train will depart Yesvantpur at 18:35 hrs on 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st March, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th April, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th May, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th June, 2017 (Friday) and arrive Visakhapatnam at 14:35 hrs on the next day.

In the return direction, Train No. 06580 Visakhapatnam-Yesvantpur Weekly Tatkal special train will depart Visakhapatnam at 13:45 hrs on 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th March, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th  April, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June and 2nd July, 2017 (Sunday) and arrive Yesvantpur at 09:05 hrs on the next day.

Enroute, these tatkal special trains will stop at Banasavadi, Krishnarajapuram, Whitefield, Bangarpet, Kuppam, Jollarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Gudur, Nellore, Ongole, Chirala, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Anakapalle and Duvvada stations in both the directions.

These special trains will consist of 13 coaches viz., one AC II Tier, two AC III Tier, eight Sleeper Class and two Luggage cum Brake Van coaches.

Change in Train Number and Type of Service

  1. Ernakulam-Howrah (Train No.82802) Suvidha Special Train will run as Special fare train and is renumbered as Train No. 02856 on 14th, 21st, 28th March 2017 (Tuesday). Accordingly, Train No. 02856 Ernakulam-Howrah Special fare Train will depart Ernakulam at 08:50 hrs on Tuesdays and arrive Howrah at 23:00 hrs on Wednesday.
  2. Kochuveli-Guwahati (Train No. 06336) Special Fare Special will runs as Suvidha Special and is renumbered at Train No. 82642 on 5th March 2017 (Sunday). Accrodingly, Train No. 82642 Kochuveli-Guwahati Suvidha Special train will depart Kochuveli at 12:00 hrs on Sunday and arrive Guwahati at 08:45 hrs on Wednesdays.