Ministry of Railways has introduced another Super Fast weekly train in East Coast Railway jurisdiction between Visakhapatnam and Paradeep from today onwards.
Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off new trains by remote control in a function at New Delhi today including Visakhapatnam-Paradeep-Visakhapatnam weekly Super Fast Express at Visakhapatnam Railway Station.
At Visakhapatnam Railway Station, Dr. Kambhampati Hari Babu, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, (Lok Sabha from Visakhapatnam) and Shri Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar, Hon’ble MLA, Visakhapatnam (South) graced the occasion on the inaugural run of Visakhapatnam-Paradeep Weekly Super Fast Express.
On the inaugural day Visakhapatnam-Paradeep-Visakhapatnam Express run as a special train from Visakhapatnam at 1430hrs. on the inaugural day, this train will leave Visakhapatnam at 1430hrs and will reach at Paradeep at 2315hrs and will return from Paradeep at 2355hrs on the same & will reach at Visakhapatnam at 0930hrs on the following day.
However, the regular run of this train will commence from Visakhapatnam w.e.f. 15th February 2015 and from Paradeep w.e.f. 18th February 2015. 22810 Visakhapatnam-Paradeep Weekly Express will leave Visakhapatnam at 2350hrs on every Sunday and will arrive at Paradeep at 0930hrs on the next day. In the return direction, 22809 Paradeep-Visakhapatnam weekly Express will leave Paradeep at 22230hrs on every Wednesday and will arrive at Visakhapatnam at 0835hrs on the following day. This train has one AC-2 tier, Three AC-3 tiers, 07 Sleeper Class, 06 General Second Class Coaches and Two Guard cum Luggage Vans in its composition having stoppages at Vizianagaram, Chipurupalli, Srikakulam Road, Naupada, Palasa, Somepeta, Ichhapuram, Brahmapur, Chhatrapur, Balugaon, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Mancheswar, Cuttack, and Rahama between Visakhapatnam & Paradeep.