|Thursday, November 25, 2021|
SEVERAL TRAINS CANCELLED DUE TO THE DESTRUCTION OF RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE Due to the destruction of rail infrastructure in South Central Railway system as heavy rains lead to the floods and hence several trains were cancelled. In this connection, due to unavailability of rakes the following trains were cancelled 1. The train No. 15905 Kanyakumari- Dibrugarh train leaving Kanyakumari on 25.11.2021 is cancelled 2. The train No. 13352 Alleppey-Dhanbad express leaving Alleppey on 25.11.2021 is cancelled 3. The train No.22641 Trivendrum Central-Shalimar express leaving Trivendrum Central on 25.11.2021 is cancelled 4. The train No. 12660 Shalimar-Nagercoil Express leaving Shalimar o�n 24.11.2021 is cancelled
|Saturday, November 20, 2021|
SPECIAL TRAIN BETWEEN VISAKHAPATNAM TO SECUNDERABAD East Coast Railway decided to run weekly special trains as detailed below 1. VISAKHAPATNAM-SECUNDERABAD -VISAKHAPATNAM SPECIAL (08579/08580) 1. The train No. 08579 Visakhapatnam- Secunderabad weekly Puja special train will leave Visakhapatnam on Wednesdays at 19.00hrs from 01.12.2021 to 29.12.2021 which will reach Secunderabad on the next day at 07.00hrs 2. In return direction the train No.08580 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam weekly Puja Special train will leave Secunderabad on Thursdays at 19.40hrs from 02.12.2021 to 30.12.2021 which will reach Visakhapatnam on the next day at 06.40hrs. Stoppages: Duvvada, Anakapalle, Annavaram, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Guntur, Miryalaguda and Sattenapalle between Visakhapatnam and Secunderabad. Composition: 3rd AC-3, Sleeper Class-8, General Second Class-6, Second class cum luggage/ Disabled coaches-2 2. VISAKHAPATNAM-SECUNDERABAD-VISAKHAPATNAM SPECIAL (08585/08586) 1. The train No. 08585 Visakhapatnam- Secunderabad weekly special train will leave Visakhapatnam at 17.35hrs on Tuesdays from 07.12.2021 to 28.12.2021 which will reach Secunderabad on the next day at 07.10hrs 2. In return direction the train No.08586 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam weekly Puja Special train will leave Secunderabad at 21.05hrs on Wednesdays from 08.12.2021 to 29.12.2021 which will reach Visakhapatnam on the next day at 09.50hrs Stoppages: Duvvada, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, Guntur, Miryalaguda and Nalgonda between Visakhapatnam and Secunderabad. Composition: 2nd AC-1, 3rd AC-3, Sleeper Class-10, General Second Class-6, Second class cum luggage/ Disabled coaches-2
|Friday, November 19, 2021|
GERMAN COACHES FOR VIZAG TO ARAKU VALLEY TRAINS East Coast Railway decided to introduce modern Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches to Visakhapatnam-Kirandul-Visakhapatnam express with effect from 23.11.2021. East Coast Railway focused on conversion of conventional coaches of important trains with LHB coaches over its jurisdiction. The LHB coaches, based on German technology, offer better riding comfort, lighter in weight, have higher speed potential as well as higher carrying capacity. The train No. 18551 Visakhapatnam-Kirandul express will run with revised composition of LHB coaches with effect from 23.11.2021 and the train No. 18552 Kirandul-Visakhapatnam express will run with revised composition of LHB coaches with effect from 24.11.2021. The Vistadome coaches will be attached in rear by 18551/18552 Visakhapatnam-Kirandul-Visakhapatnam. This pair of trains will have 13 LHB coaches comprising of Vistadome coaches-2, Sleeper Class-1, General Second Class-8, Second class Luggage cum disabled coach-1 and Generator Motor car-1. However the train 08525 Visakhapatnam- Araku inaugural special train with Vistadome LHB Coaches will run in open path timings from Visakhapatnam on 22.11.2021 at 11.00hrs and will reach Araku at 14.00hrs. In return direction the inaugural special train 08526 Araku - Visakhapatnam train will leave Araku at 15.30hrs and will reach Visakhapatnam at 18.45hrs.The timings for this train are tentative and may change, if necessary. This special will have halt at Simhachalam, Kottavalasa, Shrungavarapukota and Borraguhalu between Visakhapatnam-Araku.
|Wednesday, November 17, 2021|
SPECIAL TRAINS OF ECOR RENUMBERED AS REGULAR TRAINS Consequent upon the decision by Ministry of Railways that all regular Time Tabled Trains which are presently operating as MSPC/ HSP train services, shall be operated with regular number and with fare and categorization as applicable, East Coast Railway decided to convert the following special trains as regular trains with revised numbers with effect from 16.11.2021. 1.Train no. 02851 to run as 12803 Visakhapatnam - Hazrat Nizamuddin Swarna Jayanti Express on a bi-weekly basis 2. Train no. 02831 to run as 12805 Visakhapatnam - Lingampalli Janmabhoomi Express on a daily basis 3. Train no. 02887 renumbered as 12807 Visakhapatnam - Hazrat Nizamuddin Samta Express which will run on 5 days of a week 4. Train no. 02839 to run as 12830 Bhubaneswar - MGR Chennai Central Superfast Express on a weekly basis 5. Train no. 02843 renumbered as 12843 Puri - Ahmedabad Superfast Express which will run on 4 days of a week 6. Train no. 02845 to run as 12845 Bhubaneswar - Bangalore Cantt. Superfast Express on a weekly basis 7. Train no. 02898 to run as 12898 Bhubaneswar - Puducherry Superfast Express on a weekly basis 8. Train no. 07488 renumbered as 17488 Visakhapatnam - Cuddapah Express train which will run on a daily basis 9. Train no. 08301 to run as 18301 Sambalpur - Rayagada Express on a daily basis 10. Train no. 08302 to run as 18302 Rayagada - Sambalpur Express on a daily basis 11. Train no. 08417 renumbered as 18417 Puri - Gunupur Express and to run on a daily basis 12. Train no. 08418 to run as 18418 Gunupur - Puri Express on a daily basis 13. Train no. 08445 to run as 18447 Bhubaneswar - Jagdalpur Hirakhand Express on a daily basis 14. Train no. 08446 renumbered as 18448 Jagdalpur - Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express on a daily basis 15. Train no. 08463 to run as 18463 Bhubaneswar - Bangalore City Prasanti Express on a daily basis 16. Train no. 08401 to run as 20819 Puri - Okha Express on a weekly basis 17. Train no. 02805 to run as 20805 Visakhapatnam - New Delhi AP Express on a daily basis 18. Train no. 02085 renumbered as 20809 Sambalpur - Nanded Express, running on 3 days of a week 19. Train no. 02097 to run as 20837 Bhubaneswar - Junagarh Road Superfast Express on a daily basis 20. Train no. 02098 to run as 20838 Junagarh Road - Bhubaneswar Superfast Express on a daily basis 21. Train no. 08496 to run as 20896 Bhubaneswar - Rameswaram Express on a weekly basis 22. Train no. 02007 renumbered as 22801 Visakhapatnam - MGR Chennai Central Superfast Express train on a weekly basis 23. Train no. 02885 to run as 22833 Bhubaneswar-Krishnarajapuram Express on a weekly basis 24. Train no. 02857 to run as 22847 Visakhapatnam - Lokmanya Tilak Superfast Express via Rayagada, on a weekly basis 25. Train no. 02859 to run as 22859 Puri - MGR Chennai Central Superfast Express on a weekly basis 26. Train no. 02869 to run as 22869 Visakhapatnam - MGR Chennai Central Superfast Express on a weekly basis 27. Train no. 02071 renumbered as 22871 Bhubaneswar - Tirupati Express which will run on a weekly basis 28. Train no. 08479 to run as 22879 Bhubaneswar - Tirupati Superfast Express on a weekly basis 29. Train no. 02072 to run as 22872 Tirupati - Bhubaneswar Express on a weekly basis 30. Train no. 02882 to run as 22882 Bhubaneswar - Pune Superfast Express on a weekly basis 31. Train no. 02063 to run as 22883 Puri - Yesvantpur Garib Rath Express on a weekly basis