Hyderabad: In order to clear extra rush of passengers, 38 special trains will be run between Visakhapatnam–Secunderabad, Visakhapatnam– Tirupati and Visakhapatnam–Kollam, informed a railway press release. The Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad weekly special train will depart Visakhapatnam at 11 pm on December 5, 12, 19 and 26 (Tuesdays) and arrive in Secunderabad at 12 pm the following day. In the return direction, Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam weekly special train will depart Secunderabad at 4.30 pm December 6, 13, 20 and 27 (Wednesdays) and arrive in Visakhapatnam at 4:50 am the next day.
En route, these trains will stop at Duvvada, Anakapalli, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, New Guntur, Tenali, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Srikalahasti and Renigunta stations in both directions. Similarly, Visakhapatnam-Kollam bi-weekly special train will depart Visakhapatnam at 11 pm on December 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 and 30 and January 3 and 6 (Saturdays and Wednesdays) and arrive in Kollam at 3.45 am the second day. In the return direction, Kollam– Visakhapatnam special train will depart Kollam at 5.45 am on December 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25 and 29 and January 1, 5 and 8 (Mondays and Fridays) and arrive in Visakhapatnam at 12.30 pm the next day.
En route, these special trains will stop at Duvvada, Samalkot, Rajahumdry, Nidadavolu, Eluru, Vijayawada, Tenali, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Renigunta, Katpadi, Vaniyambadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrisur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Tiruvalla, Chengannur and Kayankulam stations in both the directions.