Suresh Prabhu to launch various Rail Infrastructure Developmental Works in Andhra Pradesh

VIJAYAWADA: Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu and Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh will launch various rail infra developmental works at Tummalapalli Kalakshetram, Vijayawada at 12:30 hrs on 15th June, 2017. Hon’ble Minister for Railways and Hon’ble Chief Minister will:-

  1. Flagging off of Train No. 20890 Vijayawada – Howrah Humsafar Weekly Express.
  2. Dedication of 3-Phase Electric Locomotive Simulator at Electric Traction Training Centre, Vijayawada to the Nation.
  3. Flagging off of Train No. 22705 Tirupati – Jammu Tawi Humsafar Weekly Express (via Remote Video Link).
  4. Commissioning of 2.5 Ton Capacity Mechanized Laundry at Tirupati (via Remote Video Link).
  5. Dedication of Doubling and Electrification of Guntakal-Wadi Section to the Nation (via Remote Video Link).
  6. Laying of Foundation Stone for Doubling of Gooty – Dharmavaram Section (via Remote Video Link).
  7. Laying of Foundation Stone for Augmentation of Diesel Loco Shed, Visakhapatnam (via Remote Video Link).
  8. Laying of Foundation Stone for Wagon POH Workshop at Vadlapudi near Visakhapatnam (via Remote Video Link).
  9. Commissioning of Kadapa–Pendlimarri New Railway Line as part of Kadapa –Bengaluru Project (via Remote Video Link).
  10. Flagging off Kadapa – Pendlimarri DEMU (via Remote Video Link)

M.Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India; P.Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Hon’ble Minister for Civil Aviation, Govt.of India; Y.S.Chowdary, Hon’ble Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Govt. of India will be Guests of Honour.

Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, Hon’ble  minister for Finance & Planning, Commercial Tax and Legislative Affaires and Krishna District In-charge Minister, Govt.of AP; Kamineni Srinivas, Hon’ble Minister for Health and Medical Education, Govt. of AP; Kollu Ravindra, Hon’ble Minister for Law & Justice, Skill Development, Youth, Sports, Unemployment Benefits, NRI Empowerment and Relations, Govt. of AP; Mandali Buddha Prasad, Hon’ble Deputy Speaker, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly; Smt. Gadde Anuradha, Hon’ble Chairperson, Zilla Parishad, Krishna District; Koneru Sreedhar, Hon’ble Mayor Vijayawada Municipal Corporation; Kesineni Srinivas, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Vijayawada; Buddha Venkateswara Rao, Hon’ble MLC; Jaleel Khan, Hon’ble MLA, Vijayawada (West); Bonda Umamaheswara Rao, Hon’ble MLA, Vijayawada Central  will be the Distinguished guests for this function at Vijayawada. The function will be also attended by other public representatives, dignitaries and senior railway officials.

At Tirupati Railway Station:- K.Atchannaidu, Hon’ble Minister for Transport, BC Welfare & Empowerment, Handlooms & Textiles and Chittoor  District In-charge Minister, Govt.of AP; N.Amaranath Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for Industries, Food Processing, Agri Business, Commerce and Public Enterprises, Govt.of AP; Smt.Geervani Chandra Prakash, Hon’ble Chairperson, ZP, Chittor District; Dr.K.Chiranjeevi, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha); Dr.V.Vara Prasada Rao, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Tirupati; Y.Srinivasulu Reddy, Hon’ble Member of Legislative Council; Smt.M.Sugunamma, Hon’ble Member of Legislative Assembly, Tirupati will be the distinguished guests for the function.

At Guntakal Railway Station:- Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao, Hon’ble Minister for Water Resources Management and Anantapur District In-charge Minister, Govt.of AP; Kalava Srinivasulu, Hon’ble Minister for Rural Housing and Information and Public Relations, Govt.of AP; Smt. Paritala Sunithamma, Hon’ble Minister for SERP, Women Empowerment, Child Welfare, Disabled and Senior Citizens Welfare, Govt.of AP; D.Chaman Sab, Hon’ble  Chairman, ZP, Anantapur District; J.C.Divakar Reddy, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Anantapur; R.Jithendra Goud, Hon’ble Member of Legislative Assembly, Guntakal; Smt.K.Aparna, Hon’ble Chairperson, Guntakal Municipality; Smt.B.Thulasamma, Hon’ble Chairperson, Gooty Municipality will be the distinguished guests for the function.

At Kadapa Railway Station:- Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Sericulture & Agri Processing and YSR Kadapa District In-charge Minister, Govt.of AP; Ch.Adi Narayana Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for Marketing and Warehousing, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development, Fisheries and Co-operatives, Govt.of AP; Guduru Ravi, Hon’ble Chairman, ZP, YSR Kadapa District; K.Suresh Babu, Hon’ble Mayor, Kadapa Municipal Corporation ; Y.S.Avinash Reddy, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Kadapa; S.B.Amzad Basha, Hon’ble Member of Legislative Assembly, Kadapa will be the distinguished guests for the function.

At Visakhapatnam:- N.Chinarajappa, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister, Home, Disaster Management and Visakhapatnam District In-charge Minister, Govt.of AP; Ch.Ayyannapatrudu, Hon’ble Minister for Roads and Buildings, Govt.of AP; Ganta Srinivasa Rao, Hon’ble Minister for Human Resource Development (Primary Education, Secondary Education, Higher and Technical Education), Govt.of AP; Dr.T.Subbarami Reddy, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha); V.Vijaya Sai Reddy, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha); Kambhampati Hari Babu, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Visakhapatnam; Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Anakapalle    will be the distinguished guests for the function.

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Introduction of New Trains on South Central Railway: Vijayawada-Howrah-Vijayawada Humsafar Superfast Express (Weekly); Tirupati-JammuTawi-Tirupati Superfast Express (Weekly) & Kadapa-Pendlimarri-Kadapa DEMU

Ministry of Railways has approved for introduction of new trains Vijayawada – Howrah-Vijayawada Humsafar Superfast Express (Weekly); Tirupati – JammuTawi – Tirupati Superfast Express (Weekly) & Kadapa – Pendlimarri – Kadapa DEMU with effect from 15th June, 2017. Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Andhra Pradesh; Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways and several other public representatives will flag off the new Train services at a function to be held at Vijayawada and simultaneously at Tirupati & Kadapa stations (via Video Remote Link).

  1. Vijayawada – Howrah Superfast Humsafar Express:

The Inaugural Service:-

Train No. 00890 Vijayawada – Howrah Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Vijayawada at 12:30 hrs on 15th June, 2017 and arrive Howrah at 08.15 hrs the next day.

This Inaugural Special train will arrive / depart Rajahmundry at 15.00 /15.02 hrs; Visakhapatnam at 18.45/19.05 hrs; Vizianagram at 20.05/20.10 hrs; Bhubaneswar at 01.40/01.45 hrs; Cuttack at 02.15/02.20 hrs and Kharagpur at 06.20/06.25 hrs. This train consists of 19 coaches viz., sixteen AC III Tier Coaches, one Pantry Car and two Generator Power Car Coaches.

Regular Service of Train No. 20890 / 20889 Vijayawada-Howrah-Vijayawada Superfast Humsafar Express (Weekly):-

Accordingly, Train No. 20890 Vijayawada – Howrah Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Vijayawada at 23:05 hrs on Sundays and arrive Howrah at 18.30 hrs the next day i.e., Mondays. Ex. Vijayawada (W.e.f) 18th June, 2017 (Sunday).

In the opposite direction, Train No. 20889 Howrah – Vijayawada Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Howrah at 12.40 hrs on Saturdays and arrive Vijayawada at 07.45 hrs the next day i.e., Sundays. Ex. Howrah (W.e.f) 17th June, 2017 (Satruday).

Enroute these trains will stop at Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagram, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Kharagpur. This train consists of Ninteen coaches viz., Sixteen AC III Tier Coaches, One Pantry Car and Two Generator Power Car Coaches.

  1. Tirupati – Jammu Tawi Superfast Humsafar Express:-

The Inaugural Service:-

Train No. 02705 Tirupati – Jammu Tawi Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Tirupati at 12:30 hrs on 15th June, 2017; arrive/depart Secunderabad at 02.30/02.45 hrs (early hours on next day) and arrive Jammu Tawi at 15.40 hrs Second day.

This Inaugural Special train will also stop at Guntakal, Adoni, Raichur, Lingampalli, Kazipet, Balharshah, Sewagram, Nagpur, Habibganj, Jhansi, Delhi Safdarjung, Panipat, Ambala Cantt, Rajpura, Sirhind, Khanna, Ludhiana and Jalandhar Cant Stations. This train consists of Ninteen coaches viz., Sixteen AC III Tier Coaches, One Pantry Car and Two Generator Power Car Coaches.

Regular Service of Train No. 22705 / 22706 Tirupati – Jammu Tawi – Tirupati Superfast Humsafar Express (Weekly):-

Accordingly, Train No. 22705 Tirupati – Jammu Tawi Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Tirupati at 17:15 hrs on Tuesdays; arrive/depart Secunderabad at 06.55/07.20 hrs next day (i.e., Wednesdays) and arrive Jammu Tawi at 21.10 hrs on Thursdays. Ex. Tirupati (W.e.f)
27th June, 2017 (Tuesday).

In the return direction, Train No. 22706 Jammu Tawi – Tirupati Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Jammu Tawi at 05.30 hrs on Fridays; arrive/depart at 22.45/23.00 hrs next day (i.e., Saturdays) and arrive Tirupati at 11.25 hrs on Sundays. Ex. Jammu Tawi (W.e.f) 30th June, 2017 (Saturday).

Enroute these trains will also stop at Guntakal, Adoni, Raichur, Lingampalli, Kazipet, Balharshah, Sewagram, Nagpur, Habibganj, Jhansi, Delhi Safdarjung, Panipat, Ambala Cantt, Rajpura,
Sirhind, Khanna, Ludhiana and Jalandhar Cant Stations in both the directions.

This train consists of sixteen AC III Tier Coaches, one Pantry Car and two Generator Power Car Coaches.

  • Kadapa – Pendlimarri – Kadapa DEMU Train:-

The Inaugural Service:-

Train No. 07405 Kadapa – Pendlimarri DEMU will depart Kadapa at 12:30 hrs on
15th June, 2017 and arrive Pendlimarri at 13.30 hrs on the same day.

In the return direction Train No. 07406 Pendlimarri – Kadapa DEMU will depart Pendlimarri at 13.45 hrs and arrive Kadapa at 14.40 hrs on the same day.

This Inaugural Special train will stop at Pabbapuram and Ganganapalle Stations. This DEMU train consists of Eight coaches viz., Six Second Seating and Two Power Car Coaches.

Regular Service of Train No. 77405 / 77406 Kadapa – Pendlimarri – Kadapa DEMU (Six Days a Week expect Sunday):-

Accordingly, Train No. 77405 Kadapa – Pendlimarri DEMU will depart Kadapa at 09:55 hrs (w.e.f) 16th June, 2017 and arrive Pendlimarri at 10.45 hrs on the same day.

In the return direction, Train No. 77406 Pendlimarri – Kadapa DEMU will depart Pendlimarri at 10.55 hrs (w.e.f) 16th June, 2017 and arrive Kadapa at 11.40 hrs on the same day.

This DEMU trains will stop at Pabbapuram and Ganganapalle Stations in both the directions. This DEMU train consists of Eight coaches viz., Six Second Seating and Two Power Car Coaches.

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