Jan 21, 2017

South Central Railway will make the following rail transport arrangement to facilitate the pilgrims attending Bible Mission Annual Convention (from 27th to 29th January, 2017) to be held at Nagarjuna Nagar Railway Halt Station o­n Vijayawada – Guntur section . Kakinada Port-Guntur-Kakinada Port Special Train: Train No. 07223 Kakinada Port-Guntur Passenger Special Train will depart Kakinada Port at 05:30 hrs o­n 26thJanuary 2017 and arrive Guntur at 12:50 hrs o­n the same day. In the return direction, Train No. 07224 Guntur-Kakinada Port Passenger Special Train will depart Guntur at 13:50 hrs o­n 29th January 2017 and arrive Kakinada Port at 20:40 hrs o­n the same day. This Special Train will stop at all stations en-route. This train will comprise ten General Second Class Coaches and two Second Class Luggage Cum Brake Van Coaches, totaling to twelve coaches. Temporary Stoppage: The following trains will stop for two minutes at Nagarjuna Nagar halt Station for four days from 26th to 29th January 2017. 1.Train No. 17201 / 17202 Guntur – Secunderabad – Guntur Golconda Express 2.Train No. 17239 / 17240 Guntur – Visakhapatnam – Guntur Simhadri Express 3.All passenger trains passing through Nagarjuna Nagar station Extension of trains: Train No. 57225 / 57226 Vijayawada-Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada Passenger will be extended up to Guntur for four days from 26th to 29th January 2017 with stoppage at Nagarjuna Nagar Halt Station. Accordingly, Train No.57226 will depart Vijayawada at 19:05 hrs, Nagarjuna Nagar halt station at 19:42 hrs and arrive Guntur at 20:00 hrs o­n the same day. In the return direction TrainNo. 57225 will depart Guntur at 20:30 hrs, Nagarjuna Nagar halt station at 20:50 hrs and arrive Vijayawada at 21:30 hrs o­n the same day. Train No. 57232 / 57231 Kakinada Port-Vijayawada-Kakinada Port Passenger will be extended up to Guntur for two days i.e. o­n 27th & 28th January 2017 with stoppage at Nagarjuna Nagar Halt Station. Accordingly Train No. 57232 will depart Vijayawada at 10:40 hrs, Nagarjuna Nagar halt station at 11:22 hrs and arrive Guntur at 11:45 hrs o­n the same day. In the return direction Train No. 57231 will depart Guntur at 15:20 hrs, Nagarjuna Nagar halt station at 15:42 hrs and arrive Vijayawada at 16:30 hrs o­n the same day. Train No. 57272 Rayagada-Vijayawada Passenger will be extended up to Guntur o­n 27th & 29thJanuary 2017. Accordingly Train No. 57272 Passenger will depart Vijayawada at 09:15 hrs and arrive Guntur at 10:10 hrs o­n the same day. This train will stop at all stations between Vijayawada and Guntur. Augmentation of Trains with 1 or 2 General Second Class Coaches: The following Passenger Trains will be augmented with general second Class Coaches from 26th to 29thJanuary 2017 Train No.57382 / 57381 Narasapur-Guntur-Narasapur Passenger. Train No.57217 / 57218 Macherla- Bhimavaram/Guntur-Macherla Passenger. Train No.57327 Dhone-Guntur Passenger. Train No.57298 Narsapur-Guntur Passenger

Ministry of Railways approved for introduction of Train No. 22887/22888 Howrah-Yesvantpur-Howrah Weekly Humsafar Express via Vijayawada. Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Railways flagging off the inaugural service of Train No. 02887 Howrah-Yesvantpur Humsafar Express o­n 20thJanuary, 2017 through video conferencing from Darjeeling.
Inaugural Train Service:

Howrah-Yesvantpur Humsafar Special Inaugural Express Train:
Train No. 02887 Howrah-Yesvantpur Humsafar inaugural special train will depart Howrah at 15:00 hrs on 20th January, 2017(Friday), arrive/depart Visakhapatnam at 04:30/04:50 hrs, Rajahmundry at 07:42/07:44 hrs, Vijayawada at 10:05/10:20 hrs, o­ngole at 12:02/12:04 hrs, Renigunta at 16:25/16:40 hrs, Katpadi at 18:28/18:30 hrs and arrive Yesvantpur at 23:55 hrs o­n the next day.
Regular Train Services:
Train No. 22887/22888 Howrah-Yesvantpur-HowrahWeekly Humsafar Express:
Train No. 22887 Howrah-Yesvantpur Weekly Humsafar Express Train (with effect from31stJanuary, 2017) will depart Howrah at 12:40 hrsevery Tuesday arrive/depart Visakhapatnam at 02:10/02:30 hrs o­n the next day, Rajahmundry at 05:22/05:24 hrs, Vijayawada at 07:45/08:00 hrs, o­ngole at 09:42/09:44 hrs, Renigunta at 14:05/14:20 hrs and arrive Yesvantpur at 21:35 hrs.
In the opposite direction, Train No. 22888 Yesvantpur-Howrah Weekly Humsafar Express Train (with effect from26th January, 2017) will depart Yesvantpur at 09:55 hrs every Thursday and arrive/depart Renigunta at 16:30/16:45 hrs, o­ngole at 20:35/20:37 hrs, Vijayawada at 22:55/23:05 hrs, Rajahmundry at 01:15/01:17 hrs, Visakhapatnam at 05:10/05:30 hrs and arrive Howrah at 18:30 hrs o­n the next day.
Enroute, the train will stop at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, o­ngole, Renigunta and Katpadi stations in both directions.
These trains will have 19 coaches viz, sixteen AC III Tier Coaches, o­ne Pantry and two Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.