Extra coaches for Shatabdi to clear summer rush

Extra coaches for Shatabdi to clear summer rush

The South Western Railway (SWR) has decided to augment with an additional second class AC chair car temporarily for train nos 12079 / 12080 Bangalore City-Hubli Jan Shatabdi Express from April 1 and June 30 (in both the directions), for clearance of extra rush in summer.

Express special

A one-way express special from Yeshwantpur to How­rah will run on March 12. Accordingly, train no 06543 Yeshwantpur-Howrah one-way express will depart from Yeshwantpur on March 12 at 11.55 pm and arrive at Howrah on March 14 at 12.30 pm.

En route, the train will arrive/depart at KR Puram, Bangarpet, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Gudur, Vijaywada, Duvvada, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak. The  one-way express special will have total 20 coaches, 19 general second class coaches and one second class luggage-cum-brake van.

Temporary stoppage

The North Eastern Railway has informed the South Western Railway that they will be providing a two-minute temporary stoppage at Pokhrayan station for a period of six months, with effect from March 11, 2013.

Accordingly, train no 15015 Gorakhpur-Yeshwantpur weekly express will arrive / depart at Pokhrayan station at 2.19 pm / 2.21 pm. In the return direction, train no 15016 Yeshwantpur-Gorakhpur weekly express will arrive / depart at Pokhrayan station at 3 am / 3.02 am.