MADURAI: The following festival season special trains will be operated for the convenience of the travelling public, an important press release received from the Madurai Division of Southern Railway has informed on 19th October 2020.
1: Train No. 06053/06054 Madurai – Bikaner – Madurai weekly AC special superfast special trains:
Train No. 06053 Madurai – Bikaner weekly AC special superfast train will leave Madurai on 22nd, 29th October, 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th November (Thursdays) at 11.55 hrs and reach Bikaner on Saturdays at 17.45 hrs. In return direction, Train No. 06054 Bikaner – Madurai weekly AC special superfast train will leave Bikaner on 25th October, 1st, 08th, 15th, 22nd, 29th November (Sundays) at 15.00 hrs and reach Madurai at 18.40 hrs on Tuesdays. One first class AC coach, four AC two tier coaches, 14 AC three tier coaches will be attached.
2. Train No. 09578/09577 Jamnagar – Tirunelveli – Jamnagar Bi-weekly special trains:
Train No. 09578 Jamnagar – Tirunelveli Bi-weekly special train will leave Jamnagar on Fridays and Saturdays at 21.00 hrs and reach Tirunelveli on Sundays and Mondays at 22.10 hrs. In return direction, Train No. 09577 Tirunelveli – Jamnagar Bi-weekly special train will leave Tirunelveli on Mondays and Tuesdays at 07.45 hrs and reach Jamnagar at 05.15 hrs on Wednesdays and Thursdays. One AC two tier coaches, five AC three tier coaches, 11 sleeper class coaches, four general second sitting coaches, one guard van cum second sitting coach and one guard van cum differently abled passenger’s sitting accommodation coach will be attached. The first service will commence from Jamnagar on 06.11.2020 and Tirunelveli on 09.11.2020. These trains will run till further advice.
3. Train No. 08496/08495 Bhubaneswar – Rameswaram – Bhubaneswar weekly special train:Train No. 08496 Bhubaneswar – Rameswaram weekly special train will leave Bhubaneswar on 23rd, 30th October, 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th November (Fridays) at 12.00 noon and reach Rameswaram on Saturdays at 23.00 hrs. In return direction, Train No. 08495 Rameswaram – Bhubaneswar weekly special train will leave Rameswaram on 25th October, 01st, 08th, 15th, 22nd and 29th November (Sundays) at 08.40 hrs and reach Bhubaneswar on Mondays at 18.55 hrs. One AC two tier coach, 4 AC three tier coaches, 11 sleeper class coaches and two second class sitting coaches will be attached.
These trains will halt at Ramanathapuram, Paramakudi, Manamadurai, Sivagangai, Devakottai Road, Karaikudi, Pudukottai, Tiruchi, Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, Mayiladuturai, SirkazhI, Chidambaram, Tirupadiripuliyur, Villupuram, Chennai Egmore, Gudur, Nellore, Vijayawada, Duvvada, Vishakapatnam, Vizianagaram, Berhambur and Khurda Road.