With an aim to provide comfortable journey to the commuters during Summer and to avoid rush in different regular trains, East Coast Railway has decided to run a weekly Premium Super Fast Special Train between Bhubaneswar and Yesvantpur from mid April to June 2014.
02845 Bhubaneswar-Yesvantpur weekly Premium Super Fast Special train will leave Bhubaneswar at 1200hrs (noon) on every Wednesday between 16th April to 25th June 2014 and will arrive at Yesvantpur at 1100hrs on Thursdays. In the return Direction, 02846 Yesvantpur-Bhubaneswar weekly Premium Super Fast Special will leave Yesvantpur at 2300hrs on every Thursday between 17th April to 26th June 2014 and will arrive at Bhubaneswar at 2245hrs on Fridays during the period.
This train will run with one AC-2 tier, Four AC-3 tiers, Eleven Sleeper Class Coaches, Two Guard cum Luggage Vans and one Pantry Car in its composition having stoppages at Brahmapur, Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Nellore, Renigunta and Jolarpetai between Bhubaneswar & Yesvantpur.
Apart from this, ECoR has also decided to augment additional AC coaches permanently in different important trains towards different destinations of the country from its jurisdiction according to the feasibility and demands from the passengers. Based on an analysis of the Passenger Traffic Profile on various routes, permanent augmentation of coaches in Mail/Express trains is being done by attaching more coaches.
22882/22881 Bhubaneswar-Pune-Bhubaneswar Express and 22871/22872 Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Express will be augmented with one additional composite coach of both AC-2 & AC-3 tier coach each permanently w.e.f 1st April & 6thApril 2014 from Bhubaneswar.
18419/18420 Puri-Darbhanga-Jaynagar-Puri Express and 22827/22828 Puri-Surat-Puri Express will be augmented with one composite coach of both AC First & AC-3 tier coach each permanently w.e.f. 3rd April and 6th April 2014 respectively from Puri.
Similarly, 18463/18464 Bhubaneswar-Bangalore-Bhubaneswar Prashanti Express, 12819/12820 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Odisha Sampark Kranti Express, 12880/12879 Bhubaneswar-LTT-Bhubaneswar bi-weekly Express and 22879/22880 Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Express will be augmented with one AC-3 tier coach each permanently w.e.f. 15th April 2014 onwards.