SCR Special Trains and Extra Coaches – July 2013

South Central Railway, undoubtedly among the most passenger-friendly Railway zones of the Indian Railways, has announced a slew of special trains and extra coaches to be added to existing popular trains to clear waitlisted passengers, cater to the extra rush of passengers and to provide more traveling amenities to passengers. Most of coach additions will be for trains running through Andhra Pradesh only.

Special Trains Announced by SCR for July 2013

07148/07147 Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam – Secunderabad Weekly AC Special

Timings and Days of Service:

07148 from Secunderabad to Visakhapatnam

  • Departure time from Secunderabad: 2130 o­n all Fridays in July: July 5, 12, 19, 26.
  • Arrives at Visakhapatnam at 1035 the next day Saturday Morning

07147 from Visakhapatnam to Secunderabad

  • Departure time from Visakhapatnam: 2000 on all Saturdays in July: July 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Arrives at Secunderabad at 0945 the next day Sunday Morning

Stops for the SC – VSKP AC Special: Kazipet, Warangal, Khammam, Madhira, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Annavaram, Tuni, Anakapalli, Duvvada

Composition: ONE AC First Class, 3 AC 2-tier, 10 AC 3-tier, 2 EOG Coaches (16 Coaches)

07234 Aurangabad – Renigunta One-Way Janata Special (1 Service only)

Timings and Days of Service:

  • Departure from Aurangabad: 1840 o­n July 4 2013 Thursday
  • Arrival at Renigunta: 1830 the next day Friday

Stops: Jalna, Parbhani, Purna, Nanded, Mudhked, Basar, Nizambad, Kamareddi, Secunderabad, Kazipet, Warangal, Khammam, Vijayawada, Tenali, Chirala, O­ngole, Nellore, Gudur, Venkatagiri, Srikalahasti.

Composition: 8 General Second Class, 2 SLR (10 Coaches) Completely Unreserved

07233 Renigunta – Secunderabad One-Way Janata Special (1 Service only)

Timings and Days of Service:

  • Departure from Renigunta: 2135 o­n July 5 Friday
  • Arrival at Secunderabad: 0935 the next day July 6 Saturday

Stops: Srikalahasti, Venkatagiri, Gudur, Nellore, O­ngole, Chirala, Tenali, Vijayawada, Khammam, Warangal, Kazipet Stations.

Composition: 8 General Second Class, 2 SLR (10 Coaches) Completely Unreserved

07405 Aurangabad – Tirupati – Aurangabad Weekly Special (4 services)

07405 Aurangabad – Tirupati Special

  • Departure from Aurangabad at 1840 o­n Fridays July 5 and 12
  • Arrival at Tirupati: 1900 the next day Saturday

07406 Tirupati – Aurangabad Special

Timings and Days of Service:

  • Departure from Tirupati at 2115 o­n Saturdays July 6 and 13
  • Arrival at Aurangabad at 2030 the next day Monday

Stops: Jalna, Parbhani, Purna, Nanded, Mudhked, Basar, Nizambad, Kamareddi, Secunderabad, Kazipet, Warangal, Khammam, Vijayawada, Tenali, Chirala, o­ngole, Nellore, Gudur, Venkatagiri, Srikalahasti, Renigunta.

Composition: ONE AC Three Tier, 6 Sleeper Class, 6 General Second Class, 2SLR

Temporary Augmentation of SCR Express trains with Extra Coaches

17210/17209 Kakinada Town – Bangalore – Kakinada Town Seshadri Express

TWO additional AC 3-tier coaches for the train from Kakinada Town from July 1 and from Bangalore from July 2 until July 17.

17230/17229 Hyderabad Nampally – Thiruvananthapuram – Hyderabad Sabari Express

ONE additional AC First Class-cum-AC 2-tier Coach for the train from Hyderabad from July 1 and from Tiruvananthapuram from July 3 until July 17.

17405/17406 Tirupati – Adilabad – Tirupati Krishna Express

ONE additional Chair Car and Sleeper Class coach on the train from Tirupati from July 1 and from Adilabad from July 2 until July 17.

12797/12798 Kacheguda – Chittoor – Kacheguda Venkatadri Express

ONE additional AC 2-tier coach from 1st July 2013 for the trains in both directions until July 17.

17018/17017 Secunderabad – Rajkot – Secunderabad Express

ONE AC 3-tier coach from Rajkot from July 2 to 15 and from Secunderabad from July 4 to 17.

17002/17001 Secunderabad – Sai Nagar Shirdi – Secunderabad Express

ONE AC 3-tier coach o­n July 5 and 12 from Secunderabad and on July 6 and 13 from Sai Nagar Shirdi.

Permanent Augmentation of 12738/12737 Secunderabad – Kakinada Town – Secunderabad Gautami Express

12738 Gautami Express leaving Secunderabad will have ONE additional Sleeper Class coach added permanently from July 2.

12737 Gautami Express from Kakinada Town will have ONE additional Sleeper Class coach added permanently from July 3.

New Composition of the Gautami Express: ONE AC First Class-cum- AC 2-tier coach, ONE AC 2-tier coach, TWO AC 3-tier coaches, 15 Sleeper Class Coaches, 3 General Second Class Coaches and 2 SLRs

With this addition, train No. 12738/12737 Secunderabad – Kakinada Town – Secunderabad Gautami Express will have 24 coaches in total and will join the elite club of 24 coachers of the Indian Railways! (It was a 24 coacher once, now returns to the fold)

All these changes have been updated in PRS and is visible on IRCTC as well.


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