Durga Puja/Diwali Special Trains 2016 Between Kolkata and the South

Various zones of Indian Railways has announced holiday special trains to be run during the Durga Puja and Diwali/Deepawali holidays of 2016. The trains will be mainly run by South Eastern Railways (SER) headquartered at Kolkata. This chapter concentrates on special trains between Kolkata towards the southern parts of the country: Andhra Pradesh/Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, Kolkata, Mumbai or Pune and Kolkata and Puri. Details such as abstract timetable, route, stops, days of run and class of accommodation are provided. More trains will be updated as and when they are announced.

All trains are “Special Fare” special trains unless otherwise mentioned. To know more information such as the full timetable, seat availability, route on a map, etc., please click the train number or “Route” links given.

  • Click here for Durga Puja special trains running within the Eastern sector.
  • Click here for Durga Puja special trains between Kolkata and North India including Delhi.

Special Trains Between Kolkata and the Five Southern States

00841/00842 Kolkata Howrah – Chennai Central – Howrah Durga Puja AC Special (SER)

  • 00841 AC special from Kolkata Howrah HWH to Chennai Central MAS will run on all Saturdays in July, August, September, October and November 2016. Timetable: Departs HWH: 1240 (Sat), BBS: 1925, VSKP: 0325 (Sun), BZA: 0800, arrives MAS: 1505 (Sun).
  • 00842 AC special from Chennai Central MAS to Kolkata Howrah HWH will run on all Sundays in July, August, September, October and November 2016. Schedule: Departs MAS: 1710 (Sun), BZA: 2355, VSKP: 0535 (Mon), BBS: 1155, arrives HWH: 1830 (Mon).

Accommodation: 14 LHB AC 3 tier coaches, 02 EOGs (16 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneshwar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Visakhapatnam, Duvvada, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Nellore.

82630|06010 Puducherry – Kolkata Santragachi – Puducherry Deepawali/Pooja Suvidha | Express Special (SR)

  • 82630 Suvidha special from Puducherry PDY to Kolkata Santragachi SRC via Chennai will run on Saturdays August 06, 27, September 03, 10, October 08, 15, 22, 29, November 05, 12 2016. Timetable: Departs PDY: 1915 (Sat), MS: 2335, NLR: 0305 (Sun), BZA: 0715, SLO: 1052, VZM: 1510, KUR: 2055, BLS: 0032 (Mon), arrives SRC: 0430 (Mon).
  • 06009 special train from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Puducherry PDY via Chennai will run on Mondays August 08, 29, September 05, 12, October 10, 17, 24, 31, November 07, 14 2016. Schedule: Departs SRC 1410 (Mon), BHC: 1805, BBS: 2020, VZM: 0230 (Tue), RJY: 0617, BZA: 0920, GDR: 1355, MS: 1645, arrives PDY: 2015 (Tue).

Accommodation: 01 AC 2 tier, 01 AC 3 tier, 07 Sleeper Coaches, 06 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (17 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Villupuram, Chengalpattu, Tambaram, Chennai Egmore, Gudur, Nellore, Ongole, Chirala, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Duvvada, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam Road, Palasa, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore, Kharagpur

02853/02854 Kolkata Howrah – Ernakulam – Howrah Puja/Diwali Suvidha Special (SER)

  • 02853 Suvidha special from Kolkata Howrah HWH to Ernakulam Jn ERS Kerala will run on all Saturdays in July, August, September, October and November 2016. Timetable: Departs HWH: 1700 (Sat), BBS: 2335, VSKP: 0715 (Sun), BZA: 1245, KPD: 2020, CBE: 0145 (Mon), arrives ERS: 0600 (Mon).
  • 02854 Premium special will run from Ernakulam Jn ERS Kerala to Kolkata Santragachi SRC on all Tuesdays in July, August, September, October and November 2016. Timetable: Departs ERS: 0850 (Tue), CBE: 1245, RU: 2035, BZA: 0245 (Wed), VSKP: 0845, BBS: 1610, arrives HWH: 2300 (Wed).

Accommodation: 01 AC 2 tier, 04 AC 3 tier, 12 Sleeper Class, 02 SLRs (19 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneshwar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Eluru, O­ngole, Nellore, Renigunta, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Erode, Coimbatore.

02849/02850 Kolkata Santragachi – Secunderabad – Santragachi Puja/Deepawali AC Special (SER)

  • 02849 AC special from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Secunderabad SC will run on Wednesdays October 05, 12, 19, 26, November 02, 09 2016. Schedule: Departs SRC: 2350 (Wed), CTC: 0610 (Thu), BBS: 0645, KUR: 0740, VZM: 1417, DVD: 1622, BZA: 2210, WL: 0100 (Fri), arrives SC: 0430 (Fri).
  • 02850 AC special from Secunderabad SC to Kolkata Santragachi SRC will run on Fridays October 07, 14, 21, 28, November 04, 11 2016. Timetable: Departs SC: 0620 (Fri), WL: 0900, BZA: 1250, DVD: 1927, VZM: 2130, KUR: 0315 (Sat), BBS: 0345, CTC: 0420, arrives SRC: 1025 (Sat).

Accommodation: 03 AC 2 tier, 09 AC 3 tier, 02 EOGs (14 coaches LHB).

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Vizianagaram, Duvvada (for Visakhapatnam), Anakapalli, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, Khammam, Warangal, Kazipet

02855/02856 Kolkata Howrah – Tirupati – Howrah Puja/Deepawali AC Special (SER)

  • 02855 AC special from Kolkata Howrah HWH to Tirupati TPTY will run on Tuesdays October 04, 11, 18, 25, November 01, 08, 15 2016. Timetable: Departs HWH: 1240 (Tue), KGP: 1430, BBS: 1930, PSA: 2312, VSKP: 0230 (Wed), BZA: 0800, NLR: 1108, arrives TPTY: 1430 (Wed).
  • 02856 AC special from Tirupati TPTY to Kolkata Howrah HWH will run on Wednesdays October 05, 12, 19, 26, November 02, 09, 16 2016. Schedule: Departs TPTY: 1555 (Wed), OGL: 1945, BZA: 2215, RJY: 0117 (Thu) VSKP: 0530, KUR: 1130, BHC: 1422, arrives HWH: 1830 (Thu).

Accommodation: 14 AC 3 tier Coaches, 02 EOGs (16 coaches LHB rake).

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Duvvada, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, O­ngole, Nellore, Renigunta.

Durga Puja/Diwali Special Trains Between Mumbai/Pune and Kolkata

02822/02821 Kolkata Santragachi – Pune – Santragachi Durga Puja/Diwali AC Special (SER)

  • 02822 AC SF Special from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Pune PUNE via Panvel will run on all Saturdays in October (08, 15, 22, 29) and November (05, 12, 19, 26) 2016. Timetable: Departs SRC: 1830 (Sat), TATA: 2205, ROU: 0028 (Sun), BSP: 0500, NGP: 1125, BSL: 1640, PNVL: 2340, arrives PUNE: 0245 (Mon).
  • 02821 AC SF Special from Pune PUNE to Kolkata Santragachi SRC via Panvel will run on all Mondays in October (10, 17, 24, 31), November (07, 14, 21, 29) 2016. Schedule: Departs PUNE: 1030, PNVL: 1305, BSL: 1940, NGP: 0130 (Tue), R: 0530, ROU: 1150, KGP: 1605, arrives SRC: 1815 (Tue).

Accommodation Classes: 02 AC 2 tier, 08 AC 3 tier, 02 EOG (13 coaches LHB).

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur, Tatanagar, Chakradharpur, Rourkela, Jharsuguda, Bilaspur, Raipur, Durg, Nagpur, Bhusaval, Panvel.

01419/01420 Pune – Kolkata Santragachi – Pune Puja AC Special (CR)

  • 01419 AC special from Pune PUNE to Kolkata Santragachi SRC via Mumbai will run on Monday October 03, Wednesday, October 05, Friday October 07 2016. Schedule: Departs PUNE: 1030 (M, W, F), PNVL: 1305, NK: 1628, BSL: 1940, NGP: 0130 (Tu, Th, Sa), DURG: 0453, BSP: 0730, ROU: 1152, KGP: 1625, arrives SRC: 1830 (Tu, Th, Sa).
  • 01420 AC special from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Pune PUNE via Mumbai will run on Wednesday October 05, Friday October 07, Sunday October 09 2016. Timetable: Departs SRC: 0600 (W, F, Su), TATA: 0940, ROU: 1200, R: 2030, NGP: 0140 (Th, Sa, M), BSL: 0820, KYN: 1438, PNVL: 1550, LNL: 1755, arrives PUNE: 2005 (Th, Sa, M).

Accommodation: 13 AC 3 tier, 02 EOGs (15 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Lonavala, Panvel, Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Nagpur, Gondia, Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Chakradharpur, Tatanagar, Kharagpur

02860/02859 Kolkata Santragachi – Mumbai LTT – Santragachi Diwali AC Special (SER)

  • 02860 AC Special from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Mumbai Kurla LTT will run on Thursdays October 27 and November 03 2016. Timetable: Departs SRC: 1830 (Thu), TATA: 2205, ROU: 0028 (Fri), BSP: 0500, NGP: 1125, BSL: 1640, IGP: 2055, arrives LTT: 2345 (Fri).
  • 02859 AC Special from Mumbai LTT to Kolkata Santragachi SRC will run on all Fridays October 29 and November 06 2016. Schedule: Departs LTT: 1320, BSL: 1940, NGP: 0130 (Tue), R: 0530, ROU: 1150, CKP: 1350, KGP: 1605, arrives SRC: 1815 (Fri).

Accommodation Classes: 06 AC 2 tier, 10 AC 3 tier, 02 EOG (18 coaches LHB).

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur, Tatanagar, Chakradharpur, Rourkela, Jharsuguda, Bilaspur, Raipur, Durg, Nagpur, Bhusaval, Igatpuri.

08043/08044 Kolkata Santragachi – Gondia – Santragachi Pooja AC Special (SER)

  • 08043 AC special from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Gondia G Chhattisgarh will run on all Mondays in October (03, 10, 17, 24, 31) and November (07, 14, 21, 28) 2016. Schedule: Departs SRC: 1450 (Mon), TATA: 1815, ROU: 2050, BSP: 0125 (Tue), DURG: 0410, arrives G: 0605 (Tue).
  • 08044 AC special from Gondia G Chattisgarh to Kolkata Santragachi SRC will run on all Tuesdays in October (04, 11, 28, 25), November (01, 08, 15, 22, 29) 2016. Timetable: Departs G: 1240 (Tue), R: 1540, JSG: 2100, CKP: 0015 (Wed), KGP: 0300, arrives SRC: 0610 (Wed).

Accommodation: 10 AC 3 tier, 06 AC 2 tier, 02 EOGs (18 coaches LHB).

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur, Tatanagar, Chakradharpur, Rourkela, Jharsuguda, Raigarh, Bilaspur, Raipur, Durg, Rajnandgaon.

Wishing you a Shubho Durga Pujo and Happy Diwali!

Information provided here is only indicative in nature. Please always confirm all information with official sources before relying on them. Contact your nearest railway station or call 139 or visit the official website of Indian Railways. This website is not an official website of the Indian Railways but is run by a railway enthusiast in no official capacity whatsoever. The official website of the railways is http://indianrailways.gov.in.


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