Special trains announced
Last updated: 02 February, 2010
Bangalore, Feb 2, DHNS: 0:09 IST
To clear the extra rush of passengers from Bangalore to various parts of the country, the following new trains have been announced:
Yeshwantpur-Bijapur Express Special (Train no. 6535-A): The train will leave Yeshwantpur at 9.10 am on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays and arrive at Hubli at 5.05 am the next day. It will leave Hubli at 5.20 am to reach Bijapur at 9.40 am. The first service from Yeshwantpur will be on April 2 and the last service will be on June 30.
In the return direction, the Bijapur-Yeshwantpur Special (6536-A) will leave Bijapur at 5.10 pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Mondays and arrive at Hubli at 9.40 pm. It will leave Hubli at 9.55 pm to reach Yeshwantpur at 6.15 am the next day. The first service from Bijapur commences on April 3 and the last service will be on July 1. The train will run from Bijapur via Bagalkot, Badami, Gadag, Hubli, Harihar, Davanagere, Chikjajur, Birur, Arasikere and Tumkur to reach Yeshwantpur.
The Hubli-Yeshwantpur-Hubli Weekly Special:
The Hubli-Yeshwantpur Weekly Special (2777-A) will leave Hubli at 6.50 am on Wednesdays and arrive at Yeshwantpur at 3 p.m. the same day. The first service from Hubli will commence on April 7 and the last service will be on June 30. It will run via Haveri, Ranibennur, Harihar, Davanagere, Birur, Arsikere, Tiptur and Tumkur to reach Yeshwantpur.
In the return direction, the Yeshwantpur-Hubli Weekly Special (2778-A) will leave Yeshwantpur at 4.30 am on Fridays and arrive at Hubli at 1.45 pm the same day. The first service from Yeshwantpur will be on April 9 and the last service will be on July 2.
Yeshwantpur-Lucknow Special (one service only)
Yeshwantpur-Lucknow (One way) Special leaves Yeshwantpur at 11.15 am this Wednesday (February 3) and arrive at Lucknow at 10.45 am on Friday (February 5). It will run from Yeshwantpur via Bangarpet, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Vijayawada, Balharshah, Nagpur, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Allahabad and Rae Bareli to reach Lucknow.