Durga Puja/Diwali Specials 2013 Between Kolkata and South India

South Eastern Railway (SER) headquartered at Kolkata Santragachi and Southern Railway Chennai and Trivandrum divisions will run special trains towards the Southern Parts of the country (including Odisha) on the occasion of the Durga Puja – Diwali festival season 2013. These trains will connect Kolkata with Puri, Vizag, Vijayawada, Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Trissur, Ernakulam, Kottayam, Trivandrum etc. Most SR trains have weird configurations. Booking has already started, click on the train name to view detailed timetable. Click here to view other Puja special trains out of Kolkata.

02837/02838 Santragachi – Puri – Santragachi Weekly Reserved Puja/Diwali Special (SER)

Timetable and Days of Operation

  • 02837 Puja & Deepavali Special will depart from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Puri at 1900 on all Fridays in October (4, 11, 18, 25) and November (1, 8, 15, 22, 29) 2013.
    Timings:
    Departs KGP at 2032, CTC at 0045 (Sat), BBS at 0125, arrives at Puri at 0415 (Sat).
  • 02838 Puja & Deepawali Special will depart from PURI to Kolkata Santragachi SRC  at 1820 on all Saturdays in October (5, 12, 19, 26) and November (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) 2013.
    Timings: BBS: 2005, CTC: 2045, KGP: 0110 (Sun), arrives at SRC at 0310 (Sun).

Composition: ONE AC 2 tier, 03 AC 3 tier, 11 Sleeper Coaches, 2 SLRs. (No General Coaches)

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur Jn, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneshwar, Khurda Road.

02863/02864 Shalimar – Yeshwantpur – Shalimar Weekly Puja/Deepawali Special (SER)

Timetable and Days of Operation

  • 02863 Puja/Deepawali Special trains will leave from Kolkata Shalimar SHM to Bangalore Yeshwantpur YPR  at 1100 on all  Mondays  in October (7, 14, 21, 28) and November (4, 11, 18, 25) 2013.
    Timings: Departs SRC at 1112, KGP at 1235, BBS at 1645, VZM at 2215, BZA at 0455 (Tue), RU at 1035, JTJ at 1335, arrives at YPR at 1600 (Tue).
  • 02864 Puja/Deepawali Special trains will leave from Bangalore Yeshwantpur YPR to Kolkata Shalimar SHM at 1115 on all Wednesdays (except Oct 2) in October (9, 16, 23, 30) and November (6, 13, 20, 27) 2013.
    Timings: Departs JTJ at 1348, RU at 1705, BZA at 2245, VZM at 0443 (Thu), BBS at 0950, KGP at 1410, arrives SRC: 1600, SHM at 1620 (Thu).

Composition: 01 AC 2 tier, 03 AC 3 tier, 11 Sleepers, 01 Pantry Car, 2 SLRs (No General Coaches) (18 coaches)

Route and Stoppages: Kolkata Santragachi, Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneshwar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Vizianagaram, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Guntur, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Renigunta, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Bangarapet, KR Puram.

FROM KOLKATA TO CHENNAI

08041/08042 Santragachi – Chennai – Santragachi Pujo/Diwali AC Superfast Special (SER)

Timetable and Days of Operation

  • 08041 Pujo/Diwali AC special train will depart from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Chennai Central MAS at 1900 on all Saturdays in October and November and on December 2 2013.
    Timings: KGP: 2032, BBS: 0125 (Sun), VSKP: 0845, BZA: 1510, NLR: 1835, reaches MAS at 2245 (Sun).
  • 08042 Pujo/Diwali AC special train will depart from Chennai Central MAS to Kolkata Santragachi at 0750 on all Mondays in October and November and on December 2 2013.
    Timings: NLR: 1036, BZA: 1435, VSKP: 2055, BBS: 0325 (Tue), KGP: 0835, reaches SRC at 1025 (Sun).

Composition: ONE AC First Class, 04 AC 2 tier, 07 AC 3 tier, 01 Pantry Car, 02 EOGs. (15 coaches) (ICF rake)

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Sullurupeta.

06007/06008 Chennai Central – Santragachi – Chennai Central Superfast Puja Special (SR)

Timetable and Days of Operation:

  • 06007 Puja Superfast Special will leave from Chennai Central MAS to Kolkata Santragachi SRC at 0750 on Sundays October 6 and 13 2013.
    Timings: BZA: 1435, VSKP: 2055, BBS: 0325 (Mon), KGP: 0835, arrives SRC at 1035 (Mon).
  • 06008 Puja Superfast Special will leave from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Chennai Central MAS at 1900 on Mondays October 7 and 14 2013.
    Timings: KGP: 2032, BBS: 0125 (Tue), VSKP: 0845, BZA: 1510, arrives at MAS at 2245 (Tue).

Route and Stoppages: Sullurupeta, Gudur, Nellore, Ongole, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore, Kharagpur.

Composition: ONE AC 2 tier, 01 AC 2 tier, 02 First Class, 01 Sleeper Coach, 04 Second Sitting, 06 General Second Class, 01 SLR.

BETWEEN KOLKATA AND KERALA via CHENNAI

06316/06315 Ernakulam Junction – Kolkata Santragachi – Ernakulam Puja Special (SR)

(via Chennai Central) Timetable and Days of Operation:

  • 06316 Puja Special will leave from Ernakulam Jn ERS Kerala to Kolkata Santrachi SRC at 2300 on Thursday October 31.
    Timings: PGT: 0155 (Sat), SA: 0615, MAS: 1210, BZA: 1925, VSKP: 0220 (Sun), BBS: 1015, KGP: 1500, reaches SRC: 1650 (Sat).
  • 06315 Puja Special will leave from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Ernakulam Jn ERS Kerala at 0605 on Sunday November 03.
    Timings: MAS: 1010 (Tue), reaches ERS at 2200 (Tue).

Composition: TWO AC 3 tier, 03 Sleeper Class, 03 Reserved Second Sitting, 11 Unreserved General Class, 02 SLRs.

Route and Stops: Aluva, Trissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam, Chennai Central, Gudur, Nellore, Ongole, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahumundry, Visakhapatnam, Vijayanagaram, Brahampur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore, Kharagpur.

06318/06317 Trivandrum Kochuveli – Kolkata Santragachi – Kochiuveli Puja Special (SR)

(via Chennai Central, Kottayam) Timetable and Days of Operation:

  • 06318 Puja Special will leave from Trivandrum Kochuveli KCVL Kerala to Kolkata Santrachi SRC at 0845 on Saturday October 12 2013.
    Timings: ERN: 1305, PGT: 1625 (Sat), SA: 2020, MAS: 0150 (Sun), BZA: 0845, VSKP: 1530 (Sun), BBS: 2305, KGP: 0500 (Mon), reaches SRC: 0710 (Mon).
  • 06317 Puja Special will leave from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Ernakulam Jn ERS Kerala at 1900 on Tuesday October 15 2013.
    Timings: KGP: 2032, BBS: 0125, VSKP: 0845, BZA: 1510, MAS: 2330, SA: 0410, PGT: 0830, ERN: 1150, KTYM: 1310, Reaches KCVL at 1645 (Tue).

Composition: ONE AC 2 tier, 03 AC 3 tier, 2 Sleepers, 01 Second Sitting, 14 Unreserved General Second Class, 02 SLRs (23 Coaches)

Route and Stops: Kollam, Kayankulam, Mavelikara, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town (North), Aluva, Trissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam, Chennai Central, Gudur, Nellore, Ongole, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Visakhapatnam, Vijayanagaram, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore, Kharagpur.

02851/02852 Santragachi – Kochuveli – Santragachi Superfast Weekly Special (SER)

Timetable and Days of Operation (via Renigunta, bypasses Chennai)

  • 02851 Deepawali/Pujo Superfast Special express will leave from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Trivandrum Kochuveli KCVL at 1605 on all Saturdays in October and November 2013.
    Timings: KGP: 1735, BBS: 2210, VSKP: 0500 (Sun), BZA: 1100, RU: 1745, ED: 0005 (Mon), PGT: 0300, ERN: 0550, reaches KCVL at 1030 (mon).
  • 02852 Deepawali/Pujo Superfast Special express will leave from Trivandrum Kochuveli KCVL to Kolkata Santragachi SRC at 0415 on all Tuesdays in October and November 2013.
    Timings: ERN: 0855, PGT: 1220, SA: 1620, RU: 2150, BZA: 0445 (Wed), VSKP: 1135, BBS: 1810, KGP: 0020 (Thu), reaches SRC at 0300 (Thu).

Composition: TWO AC 3 tier, 08 Sleeper Class, 04 General Second UR, 02 SLR (16 coaches)

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur-Keonjhar Road, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Berhampur, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Renigunta, Katpadi, Gudiyattam, Vaniyambadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town (North), Kottayam, Thiruvalla, Chengannur, Mavelikkara, Kayamkulam, Kollam.

(More trains will be added as they are announced)

Also, check:

Special Trains from Kolkata towards RoWB, Delhi, Mumbai, UP/Bihar, North-East etc.

Eastern Zone Special Trains (NFR, ER, ECoR etc) which do not pass through Kolkata.

Reservation for these trains are already open. Information provided here is only indicative in nature and 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. The official website of the railways is http://indianrailways.gov.in


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