SCR to run Yesvantpur-Vizag Tatkal specials, introduce train to Goa from Hyd & Tirupati

Hyderabad: To clear extra rush of passengers, 16 weekly express Tatkal special trains between Yesvantpur and Visakhapatnam will be run. Accordingly, Train No. 06579 Yesvantpur-Visakhapatnam weekly Tatkal special will depart Yesvantpur at 18:35 hrs o­n January 6, 13, 20, 27 (Friday) and February 3, 10, 17, 24 and arrive Visakhapatnam at 14:35 hrs o­n the next day.

In the return direction, Train No. 06580 Visakhapatnam-Yesvantpur weekly Tatkal special will depart Visakhapatnam at 13:45 hrs o­n January 8, 15, 22, 29 and February 5, 12, 19 & 26 (Sunday) and arrive Yesvantpur at 09:05 hrs o­n the next day.

En route, these special trains will stop at Banasavadi, Krishnarajapuram, Whitefield, Bangarpet, Kuppam, Jollarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Gudur, Nellore, Ongole, Chirala, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Anakapalle and Duvvada stations in both the directions.

These special trains will have 13 coaches – o­ne AC II Tier, two AC III Tier, eight sleeper class and two luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

Tirupati-Vasco da Gama and Hyderabad-Vasco da Gama express trains

Meanwhile, South Central Railway has announced it will introduce two new trains — Train No. 17419/17420 Tirupati-Vasco Express and Train No. 17021/17022 Hyderabad-Vasco Express with effect from 5th January, 2017. The inaugural services of the two trains will commence o­n December 29 with  Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu,  Minister of Railways,  flagging off the inaugural service of Train No. 17419 Tirupati-Vasco Express o­n  December 29 at Tirupati.

Train No. 07419 Tirupati-Vasco da Gama inaugural special train will depart Tirupati at 17:10 hrs o­n  December 29  (Thursday), arrive/depart Guntakal at 23:10/23:50 hrs and arrive Vasco da Gama at 12:15 hrs o­n the next day.

Train No. 07021 Hyderabad-Vasco da Gama special train will depart Hyderabad at 15:00 hrs o­n December 29 (Thursday), arrive/depart Guntakal at 23:00/23:50 hrs and arrive Vasco da Gama at 12:15 hrs o­n the next day.

The two trains will be joined at Guntakal and run as o­ne train to Vasco.

Train No.07420 Vasco-da-Gama-Tirupati special train will depart Vasco at 16:00 hrs o­n December 30 (Friday), arrive/depart Guntakal at 04:30/05:40 hrs o­n the next day and arrive Tirupati at 10:30 hrs.

Train No.07022 Vasco-Hyderabad special train will depart Vasco at 16:00 hrs o­n December 30 (Friday) arrive/depart Guntakal at 04:30/05:00 hrs and arrive Hyderabad at 13:55 hrs o­n the next day.

The two trains will run as o­ne from Vasco till Guntakal and thereafter split to run as separate trains.

Regular train services

Train No. 17419 Tirupati-Vasco Express will depart Tirupati at 11:30 hrs every Thursday and arrive Vasco at 06:00 hrs o­n the next day.  In the opposite direction, Train No. 17420 Vasco–Tirupati Express will depart Vasco at 09:00 hrs every Friday and arrive Tirupati at 04:00 hrs o­n the next day.

En route, the train will stop at Renigunta, Koduru, Razampet, Cuddapah, Yerraguntla, Muddanuru, Tadipatri, Gooty, Guntakal, Ballary, Thornagallu, Hospet, Munirabad, Koppal, Gadag, Annigeri, Hubballi, Dharwad, Alanavar, Londa, Castle Rock, Kulem, Sanverdem and Magaon stations in both directions.

Train No. 17021 Hyderabad-Vasco Express will depart Hyderabad at 09:20 hrs every Thursday and arrive Vasco at 06:00 hrs o­n the next day. In the opposite direction, Train No. 17022 Vasco–Hyderabad Express will depart Vasco at 09:00 hrs every Friday and arrive Hyderabad at 07:40 hrs o­n the next day.

En route, the train will stop at Secunderabad, Kacheguda, Shadnagar, Mahbubnagar, Gadwal, Kurnool City, Dhone, Guntakal, Ballary, Thornagallu, Hospet, Munirabad, Koppal, Gadag, Annigeri, Hubballi, Dharwad, Alanavar, Londa, Castle Rock, Kulem, Sanverdem and Magaon stations in both directions.

Train No. 17419 Tirupati-Vasco and Train No. 17021 Hyderabad-Vasco will be joined at Guntakal and will run as o­ne Train No. 17419 from Guntakal to Vasco. In the return direction, Train No. 17420 will run as single train from Vasco till Guntakal and will split as Train Nos. 17420 Vasco-Tirupati and Train No. 17022 Vasco-Hyderabad Expresses respectively. -NSS

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