The Railways have decided to run 80 special trains via Nagpur during the summer season to clear the extra rush of passengers.
Accordingly, train 02745 Saingar Shirdi Puri weekly special will leave Sainagar Shirdi on every Sunday at 1 pm from April 7 to June 30 (13 trips) and arrive in Puri at 10.55 pm next day (Monday).
Similarly, train 02746 Puri Sainagar Shirdi weekly special will leave Puri at 11.35 pm on every Friday from April 5 to June 28 and arrive in Sainagar Shirdi at 8.25 am on third day (Sunday).
It will halt at Puntamba, Kopargaon, Manmad, Bhusawal, Akola, Badnera, Wardha, Nagpur, Gondia, Durg, Raipur, Kantasanji, Titlagarh, Balangir, Bargarh Road, Sambalpur, Angul, Talcher Road, Dhenkanal, Bhubaneshwar and Khurda Road Junction in both directions.
The train will comprise of one AC-2 Tier, two AC-3 Tier, 9 sleeper class, 6 general second class and 2 general second class cum guard's brake vans.
Train 08059 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Shalimar weekly superfast special will leave LTT at 12.45 am on every Friday (midnight of Thu/Fri) from April 5 to June 28 (13 trips) and arrive in Shalimar at 08.20 am next day (Saturday).
Train 08060 Shalimar Lokmanya Tilak Terminus weekly Superfast special will leave Shalimar at 6 am on every Wednesday from April 4 to June 26 (13 trips) and arrive LTT at 1.35 pm next day (Thursday).
It will halt at Kalyan, Nasik, Manmad, Bhusawal, Akola, Badnera, Wardha, Nagpur, Gondia, Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Chakradharpur, Tatanagar, Kharagpur and Santragachi in both directions.
The special train will have one AC-3 Tier coach, 8 sleeper class coaches, 6 general second class and 2 general second class cum guard's brake vans.
Train 08296 Pune Bilaspur weekly special will leave Pune at 2 pm on every Monday from April 8 to July 1 (13 trips) and arrive in Bilaspur at 1.40 pm next day (Tuesday).
Train 08295 Bilaspur Pune weekly special will leave Bilaspur at 2 pm on every Sunday from April 7 to June 30 (13 trips) and arrive in Pune at 11.05 am next day (Monday)
The train will have one AC-2 Tier coach, one AC-3 Tier, 10 sleeper class, 4 general second class and 2 general second class cum guard's brake vans.
In both directions, the train will stop at Daund, Ahmednagar, Belapur, Kopargaon, Manmad, Bhusawal, Malkapur, Akola, Badnera, Wardha, Nagpur, Gondia, Rajnandgaon, Durg, Raipur and Bhatpara.
Train 09736 Jaipur-Secundrabad special will leave Jaipur at 9.10 pm on April 6 (Saturday) and arrive in Secundrabad at 7.30 am on third day (Monday).
It will leave Betul at 1.55 pm, Amla 2.26 pm, Narkhed 3.50 pm, Chandur Bazar 5.40 pm, New Amravati 6.20 pm and Badnera 6.40 pm on April 7 (Sunday).
Train 09735 Secundrabad-Jaipur Special will leave Secundrabad at 10.00 pm on April 8 (Monday) and arrive in Jaipur at 06.15 am on third day (Wednesday).
It will leave Badnera at 9.35 am, New Amravati 9.50 am, Chandur Bazar 10.35 am, Narkhed 12 noon, Amla 12.39 pm and Betul 2.15 pm on April 9 (Tuesday).
The train will stop at Durgapura, Bhanasthali Niwai, Sawai Modhopur, Kota Junction, Ramganj Mandi, Nagda Junction, Ujjain, Barchha, Shujalpur, Sehore, Bhopal, Habibganj, Itarsi, Betul, Amla, Narkhed, Chandur Bazar, New Amravati, Badnera, Murtajapur, Akola, Washim, Hingoli Deccan, Purna, H. Sahib Nanded, Mudkhed, Nizamabad, Kamareddy and Medchal.
There will be a total of 20 coaches including one First-cum-2 Tier AC, one AC-2-tier, four AC-3-tier, 10 sleeper class, 2 general second class and 2 general second class cum brake vans, according to a release from Public Relations department, Central Railway, Nagpur.