The railways has commenced special train services between Sainagar-Shirdi and Puri from July 12-August 4 with a total of four trips in each direction, to clear the extra rush of passengers.
Accordingly, train number 02746 Puri-Sainagar Shirdi special train, which left on July 12 at 10.25 p.m. from Puri will reach Sainagar Shirdi on July 14 at 8.25 a.m. It will leave Puri on July 19, 26 and August 2 (on Fridays).
Similarly, train number 02745 Sainagar Shirdi-Puri special train will depart on July 14, 21, 28 and August 4 (Sundays) at 1 p.m. and reach Puri at 11 p.m. on second day (Monday). It will pass through Nagpur at 1.55 a.m. (Monday).
Special trains will make halt at Manmad, Bhusawal, Akola, Badnera, Wardha, Nagpur, Gondia, Durg, Mahasamund, Khoriyar Road, Kantabhanji, Titlagarh, Barga Road, Sambhalpur, Dhinknal, Bhuvneshwar, Khurda Road and Puri.
The train will have a composition of one AC2, two AC3, nine SL and six unreserved coaches, a release from Nagpur division of Central Railway said.