VISAKHAPATNAM: The Railways has decided to extend the services of four pairs of weekly super-fast express trains between Santragachhi and Ernakulam, Santragachhi and Chennai, Howrah and Yesvantapur and between Howrah and Chennai by another five trips.
Train number 02851 Santragachhi (Howrah)-Ernakulam weekly super-fast express will leave Santragachhi on Saturdays on August 2,9,16,23 and 30 (five trips) at 4.05 pm and reaches Visakhapatnam on Sunday at 4.40 am and leaves at 5 am and reaches Ernakulam on Monday at 6 am.
In the return direction, 02852 Ernakulam-Santragachhi weekly super-fast express will leave Ernakulam Tuesdays on August 5, 12,19,26 and September 2 (five trips) at 8.50 am and reaches Visakhapatnam on Wednesday at 11.15 am and departs at 11.35 am which will reach Santragachhi (Howrah) the next day (Thursday) at 3 am.The pair of trains will stop at Bhadrak, Jajpur-Keonjhar Road, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Vizianagaram in East Coast Railway.
Number 02807 Santragachhi (Howrah)-Chennai Express will leave Santragachhi at 7 pm on Thursdays from August 7 to 28 and arrives at Visakhapatnam on Friday at 8.20 am and leaves at 8.45 am and will reach Chennai at 10.45 pm the same day. In the return direction, 02808 Chennai-Santragachhi Express will leave Chennai at 7.55 am on Saturdays from August 9 to 30 and arrive at Visakhapatnam the same day at 8.35 pm and departs at 8.55 pm and will reach Santragachhi at 10.25 am the next day (Sunday).
Both the trains will stop at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada and Gudur between Santragachhi and Chennai. The 02841 Howrah-Chennai Premium super-fast express will leave Howrah on Fridays from August 1 to August 29 (five trips) at 1.15 pm and reach Duvvada Saturday at 2.45 am and departs at 2.50 am and reaches Chennai on Saturdays at 2.25 pm. In the return direction, the 02842 Chennai-Howrah Premium super-fast express will leave Chennai on Saturdays from August 2 to 30 (five trips) at 5.20 pm and reaches Duvvada the next day (Sunday) at 4.57 am and leaves at 5.02 am which will reach Howrah the same day at 6.30 pm.
The trains will stop at Kharagpur, Bhubaneswar, Duvvada, Vijayawada between Howrah and Chennai.
The 02863 Howrah-Yesvantapur Premium super-fast express will leave Howrah on Mondays from August 4 to 25 (four trips) at 11 am and reach Duvvada the same day at 11.43 pm and departs at 11.45 pm and reaches Yesvantapur on Tuesdays at 4 pm.
In the return direction, the 02864 Yesvantapur-Howrah Premium super-fast express will leave Yesvantapur on Wednesdays from August 6 to 27 (four trips) at 11.15 am and reach Duvvada the next day (Thursday) at 3.28 am and departs at 3.30 am which will reach Howrah the same day at 4 pm.