SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SER TO RUN 25 PAIRS OF FESTIVAL SPECIAL TRAINS
TOWARDS SOUTH INDIA
Kolkata, 28th September, 2018:
In order to clear heavy rush of passengers during ensuing festival season, South Eastern Railway has decided to run 25 pairs of Special Trains towards South India during the period from 03.10.18 to 31.12.18. Out of 25 pairs, 13 pairs of special trains will run between Santragachi and Puducherry and another 12 pairs of Special trains will run between Santragachi and Chennai Central.
The booking of tickets for both the trains will be available through PRS and Internet on and from 29.09.2018.
06009/06010 Santragachi- Puducherry Special (13 pairs)
06009 Santragachi-Puducherry Special leaving Santragachi at 14.10 hrs every Monday will reach Puducherry at 21.45 hrs, the next day. In the opposite direction, 06010 Puducherry-Santragachi Special leaving Puducherry at 18.45 hrs every Saturday will arrive Santragachi at 04.30 hrs on Monday. The special train will run every Monday from Santragachi w.e.f08.10.18 to 31.12.18 and the special train will run from Puducherry every Saturday w.e.f 06.10.18 to 29.12.18.
The Special Train consisting of one AC 2-Tier, one AC 3-Tier, seven Sleeper Class and six general second class coaches will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Vizianagaram, Duvvda, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem, Eluru, Vijayawada, Tenali, Chirala, ongole, Nellore,Gudur, Nayudupeta, Sulurupeta, Chennai Egmore, Tambaram, Chengalpattu and Vilupuram between Santragachi and Puducherry.
06057/06058 Santragachi- Chennai Special (12 pairs)
06057 Santragachi-Chennai Special leaving Santragachi at 23.50 hrs every Thursday will reach Chennai at 05.30 hrs on Saturday. In the opposite direction, 06058 Chennai-Santragachi Special leaving Chennai at 15.15 hrs every Wednesday will arrive Santragachi at 19.00 hrs on Thursday. The special train will run every Thursday from Santragachi w.e.f 04.10.18 to 27.12.18 (except 18.10.18) and the special train will run from Chennai every Wedneday w.e.f 03.10.18 to 26.12.18 (except 17.10.18).
The Special Train consisting of two AC 3-Tier, ten Sleeper Class and two general second class coaches will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Vizianagaram, Duvvda, Anakapalle, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, ongole, Nellore and Gudur stations enroute.