A bi-weekly train connecting Darbhanga in Bihar and Secunderabad in Andhra Pradesh will be flagged off on Tuesday.
While the regular service of the service via Gondia-Ballarshah route in Maharashtra is commencing from Darbhanga today, the service will commence from Secunderabad on July 24.
The train (17007) will leave Secunderabad railway station at 10 PM every Tuesday and Saturday and will arrive Darbhanga at 13.00 hrs on third day after passing through Ballarsha at 5:15 AM on every Wednesday and Sunday, a Central Railways release said.
From Darbhanga, it will start at 7 AM on every Tuesday and Friday and reach its final destination at 22.10 PM next day. The train will cross Ballarshah at 3.30 PM every Wednesday and Saturday.
The 18-coach train has one AC-2 tier bogie, two AC-3 tiers, seven sleeper class coaches, six second-class compartments besides two general class coaches.
The train will halt at Kazipet, Ramgundam, Manchiryal, Sirpurkagaznagar, Ballarshah, Gondia, Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur, Rourkela, Ranchi, Muri, Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Chittaranjan, Madhupur, Jasidih, Jhajha, Kiul, Barauni and Samstipur, the release added.