Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway (ECoR) will run a special train from Bhubaneswar to Ernakulam via Visakhapatnam for the evacuation of stranded passengers from Kerala to northern parts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, ECoR sources said Tuesday.
“The Bhubaneswar-Ernakulam (08463) special train is scheduled to leave Bhubaneswar at 4am August 23 and reach Ernakulam at 12.30pm August 24. In the return journey, the train (08464) is scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 5.30pm August 24 and reach Bhubaneswar at 5.45am August 26.” the sources added.
The special train has six sleeper class coaches, 10 second class seating coaches and two guard-cum-luggage vans. The stoppages are at Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Duvvada, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Ongole, Renigunta, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Coimbatore, and Penukonda in both the directions.