HYDERABAD: In view of the huge passenger rush during the Dasara festival 2020, Indian Railways will run Dasara 2020 special trains from today across the country. These trains run on the occasion of Dussehra and Diwali. Some of these Dussehra special trains will run from different parts of the Telugu states of Telangana and Andhrapradesh. Find out the details, routes and timings of special trains running between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Indian Railways has announced special trains for Dasara and Diwali season. 39 special trains will run in different zones. These include AC Express, Duronto Express, Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains.
Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav has announced that 200 trains will be operating between October 15 and November 30 during the festive season. As a part of that around 39 trains have been released by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.
In the 39 special trains run by Indian Railways during Dussehra and Diwali, there are also special trains operating between the Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The South Central Railway has revealed the list, routes and timings of the trains. Find out those details.
Dasara 2020 Special trains Between AP and Telangana / Dussehra Special Trains From Telangana and AP
1) Train No. 02774 Secunderabad-Shalimar Special will leave Secunderabad every Tuesday.
The train will be available from October 13.
The train will leave Secunderabad at 5.40 am and reach Shalimar at 9.05 am the next day.
This train will stop at Warangal, Rayanapadu, Rajahmundry, Samarthkota, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam railway stations.
2) Train No. 02773 Shalimar to Secunderabad every Wednesday.
The train will be available from October 14.
The train will leave Shalimar at 4.05 pm and reach Secunderabad at 6.30 pm the next day.
In Telugu states, the train will stop at Srikakulam, Vijayanagaram, Visakhapatnam, Samarthkota, Rajahmundry, Rayanapadu and Warangal railway stations.
3) Train No. 02708 Tirupati to Visakhapatnam is available three days a week.
The train will leave Tirupati at 9.50 pm every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from October 14.
The train will reach Visakhapatnam at 11 am the next day.
This train will stop at Renigunta, Srikalahasti, Gudur, Nellore, Ongole, Chirala, Tenali, New Guntur, Vijayawada, Eluru, Thadepalligudem, Rajahmundry, Samarthkota, Tuni, Anakapalli and Duvvada railway stations.
4) Train No. 02707 The train will run from Visakhapatnam to Tirupati three days a week.
In the return journey, the train will leave Visakhapatnam at 10.25 pm on every Thursday, Saturday and Monday from October 15 and reach Tirupati at 11.35 am the next day.
The train will stop at Duvvada, Anakapalli, Tuni, Samarthkota, Rajahmundry, Thadepalligudem, Eluru, Vijayawada, New Guntur, Tenali, Chirala, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Srikalahasti and Renigunta railway stations.
5) Train No. 02784 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Special will run every week.
In the return journey, the train will leave Secunderabad at 5.50 pm every Saturday from October 17 and reach Visakhapatnam at 6.50 am the next day.
The train will stop at Guntur, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajahmundry, Samarthkota, Annavaram, Tuni, Anakapalli and Duvvada railway stations.
6) Train No. 02783 Special trains are available from Visakhapatnam to Secunderabad every week.
In the return journey, the train will leave Visakhapatnam at 6.55 pm on Sundays from October 18 and reach Secunderabad at 7.40 am the next day.
This train will stop at Duvvada, Anakapalli, Tuni, Annavaram, Samarthkota, Rajahmundry, Thadepalligudem, Eluru, Vijayawada and Guntur railway stations.
7) Train No. 02775 will run from Kakinada Town to Lingampally three days a week.
The train will leave Kakinada Town at 8.10 pm on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from October 25, 2020 and reach Lingampally at 7.30 am the next day.
This train will stop at Rajahmundry, Tanuku, Bhimavaram Town, Akividu, Kaikaloor, Gudivada, Rayanapadu, Khammam, Warangal and Secunderabad stations.
8) Train No. 02776 Lingampally to Kakinada Town runs three days a week.
The train will leave Lingampally at 7.55 pm every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from October 26, 2020 and reach Kakinada Town at 7.15 am the next day.
This train will stop at Begumpet, Secunderabad, Warangal, Khammam, Rayanapadu, Gudivada, Kaikaloor, Akividu, Bhimavaram Town, Tanuku and Rajahmundry stations.