Monday, September 5, 2016

South Eastern Railway Durga Puja and Diwali Special Trains 2016



To manage extra rush of passengers during ensuing Durga Puja and Diwali Festivals, South Eastern Railway will run 58 pairs (116 trips)of festival specials towards Pune, Gondia, Durg, Visakhapatnam, Puri, Mumbai, Ernakulam and Chennai during the period from 03 October 2016 to 30 November 2016.
08043/08044 Santragachi-Gondia-Santragachi Weekly AC Superfast Puja Specials (9 pairs):
The Santragachi-Gondia Special(08043) will leave Santragachi every Monday at 14:50 hours and and will reach Gondia at 06:05 hours, the next day. In the return direction, the train( No 08044) will leave Gondia every Tuesday at 12:40 hours and and will arrive Santragachi at 06:10 hours, the next day.
The Special train will run during the period from 03 October 16 to 29 November 2016.
02860/02859 Santragachi-LTT-Santragachi Weekly AC Superfast Special (2 pairs):
The Santragachi-LTT Superfast AC Special(02860) will leave Santragachi o­n 27 October 2016 and 03 November 2016 at 18.30 hrs. and will reach LTT at 23.45 hrs., the next day. In the return direction, LTT-Santragachi AC Superfast Special (02859) will leave LTT o­n 29 October 2016 and 05 November 2016 at 13.20 hrs. and will arrive Santragachi at 18.15 hrs., the next day.
02822/02821 Santragachi-Pune-Santragachi Weekly AC Superfast Special (8 pairs):
The Santragachi-Pune Superfast AC Special(02822) will leave Santragachi every Saturday at 18.30 hrs. and will reach Pune at 02.45 hrs., o­n Monday. In the return direction, Pune-Santragachi Superfast AC Special(02821) will leave Pune every Monday at 10.30 hrs. and will arrive Santragachi at 18.15 hrs., the next day.
The Special train will run during the period from 08 October 2016 to 28 November 2016.
02809/02810 Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi Superfast Weekly Special (8 Pairs):
The Santragachi-Puri Special(02809) will leave Santragachi every Thursday at 19:00 hours and will reach Puri at 03:20 hours, the next day. In the return direction, the train(02810) will leave Puri every Friday at 13:30 hours and will arrive Santragachi at 22:15 hours, the same day.
The Special train will run during the period from 06 October 2016 to 25 November 2016.
08119/08120 Tatanagar-Durg-Tatanagar Weekly Special (9 Pairs):
The Tatanagar-Durg Special(08119) will leave Tatanagar every Tuesday at 20:00 hours and will reach Durg at 06:15 hours, the next day. In the return direction, the train(08120) will leave Durg every Wednesday at 21:40 hours and will arrive Tatanagar at 09:25 hours, the next day.
The Special train will run during the period from 04 October 2016 to 30 November 2016.
08189/08190 Tatanagar-Visakhapatnam-Tatanagar Weekly Special (6 Pairs):
The Tatanagar-Visakhapatnam Special(08189) will leave Tatanagar every Friday at 13:00 hours and will reach Visakhaptnam at 05:25 hours, the next day. In the return direction, the train(08190) will leave Visakhaptnam every Saturday at 17:45 hours and will arrive Tatanagar at 10:45 hours, the next day.
The Special train will run during the period from 07 October 2016 to 12 November 2016.
In addition to the above, the following trains have already been notified:-
02853/02854 Howrah-Ernakulam-Howrah Weekly Superfast Suvidha Specials
The Howrah-Ernakulam Suvidha Special will leave Howrah every Saturday at 17:00 hours (till 27th November 2016) and will reach Ernakulam at 06:00 hours o­n Monday. In the return direction, the train will leave Ernakulam every Tuesday at 08:50 hours (till 29thNovember 2016), and will arrive Howrah at 23:00 hours o­n Wednesday.
The Suvidha Special consisting of 19 coaches (AC 3 Tier-4, AC 2 Tier -1, Sleeper Class-12 and Luggage Van-2) will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, o­ngole, Nellore, Renigunta, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Erode and Coimbatore enroute and in the return direction, the train will also stop at Aluva, Thrisur and Palakkad.
00841/00842 Howrah-Chennai-Howrah Weekly AC Superfast Special
The Howrah-Chennai AC Superfast Special will leave Howrah every Saturday at 12:40 (till 26th November 2016) hours and will reach Chennai at 15:05 hours o­n Sunday. In the return direction, the train will leave Chennai every Sunday at 17:10 hours (till 27th November 2016), and will arrive Howrah at 18:30 hours o­n Monday.
The Special trains consisting of 14 AC-3 Tier coaches will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Visakhapatnam, Duvvada, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada and Nellore between Howrah and Chennai.
By running of these festive specials, South Eastern Railway has been able to generate around 71,000 (Seventy o­ne thousands) additional accommodation for the huge rush of passengers during ensuing festive season.
Advance Reservation Period (ARP) of these trains is 60 days and for Suvidha special is 30 days(excluding journey date).


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