Summer Special Trains 2014 for the Eastern Sectors (SER, ER, NFR, ECoR)

Indian Railways has announced a plethora of special trains to be run during the summer holidays months of April, May and June 2014 through the Eastern sectors of the country, including Kolkata, West Bengal, Orissa and the North Eastern states. These Summer Special Trains will run to and from Kolkata and Bihar to the Southern (Chennai, Bangalore, Ernakulam), North Eastern (Assam) parts of the country and to Delhi and Jaipur Rajasthan, from the North East (Assam) to UP, Bihar and Delhi and through local sectors of the eastern states (Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal). These special trains will be run by South Eastern Railway (SER), Eastern Railway (ER), Eastern Coastal Railway (ECoR) and East Central Railway (ECR). Not surprisingly, most of these special trains are “Premium” trains with dynamic fare structures, faster schedules, extremely limited stops, no waiting lists, quotas and refunds allowed, booking done only online etc, most of them fully airconditioned. The list of trains is given below. Click on the train name to get more details like timetable, schedule, seat availability etc for these summer special trains of 2014.

The infamous Trivandrum Kochuveli – Dibrugarh Unreserved Special is not mentioned here. Check this post here.

Note: Reservation for Premium trains is available only through IRCTC, No refunds on cancellation, Ticket prices may go up as demand increases.

Summer Specials from Kolkata towards Delhi and Beyond

08033/08034 Kolkata Santragachi – Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus – Santragachi Superfast Summer Special (SER)

  • 08033 special train will leave from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT at 0925 on Mondays May 12, 19, 27, June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28 2014. Timings: TATA: 1310, GMO: 1720, GAYA: 2017, MGS: 2317, CNB: 0400 (Tue), arrives ANVT at 1150 (Tue).
  • 08034 special train will leave from Delhi Anand Vihar Termius ANVT to Kolkata Santragachi SRC at 1330 on Tuesdays May 13, 20, 28, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 4, 11, 28, 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 2014. Timings: CNB: 2115, MGS: 0530 (Wed), GAYA: 0805, GMO: 1110, TATA: 1540, arrives SRC at 1930 (Wed).

Composition: 01 AC 2 tier, 01 AC 3 tier, 08 Sleeper Class Coaches, 05 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (17 coaches)

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur, Tatanagar Jn., Purulia, NSCB Gomoh, Parasnath, Gaya, Dehri-on-Sone, Mughalsarai, Allahabad, Kanpur.

03115/03116 Kolkata Chitpur – Haridwar – Kolkata Weekly Superfast Summer Special (ER)

  • 03115 Superfast Special train will leave from Kolkata Chitpur KOAA to Haridwar HW via Lucknow at 2215 on all Sundays in June and on May 18,25 2014. Timings: DHN: 0300 (Mon), BSB: 1010, LKO: 1605, MB: 2245, arrives HW at 0200 (Tue).
  • 03116 Superfast Special train will leave from Haridwar HW to Kolkata Chitpur KOAA at 0925 on all Tuesdays in June and on May 20, 27 2014. Timings: MB: 1310, LKO: 1850, BSB: 0040 (Wed), DHN: 0730, arrives KOAA at 1120 (Wed).

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

Route and Stoppages: Asansol, Dhanbad, Gaya, Mughalsarai, Varanasi, Sultanpur, Lucknow, Bareilly, Moradabad.

Summer Specials from Kolkata/Bihar/Jharkhand/Orissa to the South

02841/02842 Kolkata Howrah – Chennai Central – Howrah Weekly Premium AC Summer Special (SER)

  • 02841 Premium AC special will leave from Kolkata Howrah HWH to Chennai Central MAS at 1315 on Fridays April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27 2014, July 4, 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 2014. Timings: KGP: 1500, BBS: 1920, DVD: 0250 (Sat), BZA: 0900, arrives MAS at 1425 (Sat).
  • 02842 Premium AC special will leave from Chennai Central MAS to Kolkata Howrah HWH at 1700 on Saturdays April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28 2014, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 2014. Timings: BZA: 2240, DVD: 0502 (Sun), BBS: 1110, KGP: 1630, arrives HWH at 1830 (Sun).

Composition: 03 AC 2 tier, 08 AC 3 tier, 01 AC Pantry Car, 02 EOG (14 coaches) LHB (Red) Rake.

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur, Bhubaneswar, Duvvada (near Vishakhapatnam), Vijayawada.

02807/02808 Kolkata Santragachi – Chennai Central – Santragachi Weekly Summer Special Express (SER)

  • 02807 special train will leave from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Chennai Central MAS at 1900 on all Thursdays in June: 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28 2014. Timings: KGP: 2032, BBS: 0125 (Fri), VSKP: 0845, BZA: 1510, NLR: 1835, arrives MAS at 2245 (Fri).
  • 02808 special train will leave from Chennai Central MAS to Kolkata Santragachi SRC at 0755 on all Saturdays in June: 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 2014. Timings: NLR: 1035, BZA: 1435, VSKP: 2055, BBS: 0325 (Sun), KGP 0835, arrives SRC at 1025 (Sun).

Composition: 02 AC 3 tier, 08 Sleeper Class Coaches, 05 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (17 coaches)

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

02863/02864 Kolkata Howrah – Bangalore Yeshwantpur – Howrah Weekly Premium AC Summer Special (SER)

Runs on the schedule and slot of the Howrah – Yeshwantpur Duronto. Click here for all trains between Bangalore and Kolkata.

  • 02863 Premium AC special will leave from Kolkata Howrah HWH to Bangalore Yeshwantpur YPR at 1100 on Mondays  April 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 2014. Timings: BBS: 1645, DVD: 2345 (Tue), BZA: 0450, RU: 1040, KPD: 1237, arrives YPR at 1600 (Tue).
  • 02864 Premium AC special will leave from Bangalore Yeshwantpur YPR to Kolkata Howrah HWH at 1115 on Wednesdays April 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27 2014. Timings: KPD: 1450, RU: 1705, BZA: 2245, DVD: 0330 (Thu), BBS: 0950, arrives HWH at 1600 (Thu).

Composition: 03 AC 2 tier, 08 AC 3 tier, 01 AC Pantry Car, 02 EOG (14 coaches) LHB (Red) Rake.

Route and Stoppages: Bhubaneswar, Duvvada (near Vishakhapatnam), Vijayawada, Renigunta, Katpadi.

00851/00852 Bhubaneshwar – Bangalore Yeshwantpur – Bhubaneshwar Weekly Premium Summer Special (ECoR)

  • 00851 Premium special train will leave from Bhubaneshwar BBS to Bangalore Yeshwantpur YPR at 1200 on  Wednesdays April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August 6, 13, 20, 27 2014. Timings: BAM: 1427, VSKP: 1850, BZA: 0030 (Thu), RU: 0510, JTJ: 0932, arrives YPR at 1100 (Thu).
  • 00852 Premium special train will leave from Bangalore Yeshwantpur YPR to Bhubaneshwar BBS at 2330 on  Thursdays April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28 2014. Timings: JTJ: 0205 (Fri), RU: 0630, BZA: 1100, VSKP: 1620, BAM: 2017, arrives BBS at 2245 (Fri)

Composition: 01 AC 2 tier, 04 AC 3 tier, 11 Sleeper Class Coaches, 01 Pantry Car, 02 SLRs (19 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Brahmapur, Vishakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Renigunta, Jolarpettai.

02353/02354 Patna Jn – Bangalore Cantonment – Patna Jn Weekly Premium Superfast Summer Special (ECR)

  • 02353 Premium Special will leave from Patna Jn PNBE to Bangalore Cantt. BNC via Chennai at 2330 on Thursdays April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014. Timings: MGS: 0307 (Fri), JBP: 1110, NGP: 1945, BZA: 0700 (Sat), MAS: 1330, arrives BNC at 1855 (Sun).
  • 02354 Premium Special will leave from Bangalore Cantt. BNC to Patna Jn PNBE via Chennai at 1530 on Sundays April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 17 2014. Timings: MAS: 2110, BZA: 0330 (Mon), NGP: 1345, JBP: 2205, MGS: 0630, arrives PNBE at 0945 (Tue).

Compositon: 02 AC 2 tier, 06 AC 3 tier, 09 Sleeper Coaches, 01 Pantry Car, 02 EOG (20 coaches) Brand new LHB (Red) Rake.

Route and Stoppages: Mughalsarai, Jabalpur, Nagpur, Vijayawada, Chennai Central.

08637/08638 Hatia – Bangalore Cantonment – Hatia Weekly Garib Rath Summer Special (SER)

  • 08637 Garib Rath special will leave from Hatia HTE Jharkhand to Bangalore Cantonment BNC at 1415 on Sundays June 8, 15, 22. Timings: ROU: 1740, SBP: 2130, TIG: 0035 (Mon), RGDA: 0355, VSKP: 0650, BZA: 1510, RU: 2210, KPD: 0010 (Tue) arrives BNC at 0600 (Tue).
  • 08638 Garib Rath special will leave from Bangalore Cantonment BNC to Hatia HTE at 0030 on Wednesdays June 11, 18, 25. Timings: KPD: 0530, NLR: 1007, BZA: 1435, VSKP: 2055, RGDA: 0015 (Thu), BLGR: 0400, SBP: 0630, ROU: 1020, arrives HTE at 1330 (Thu).

Composition: 10 GR AC 3 tier coaches, 02 EOGs (12 coaches)

Route and Stoppages: Rourkela, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur Bargarh Road, Balangir, Titlagarh, Kesinga, Muniguda, Rayagada, Parvatipuram, Bobbili, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, Tenali, Ongole, Nellore Gudur, Renigunta, Katpadi, Jolarpettai.

02851/02852 Kolkata Santragachi – Ernakulam – Santragachi Weekly Superfast Summer Special (SER)

The only special train to Kerala from anywhere announced so far.

  • 02851 Summer special will leave from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to Ernakulam Jn ERS at 1605 on Saturdays April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 17, 24, 31, June 8, 15, 22, 29, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 2014. Timings: BBS: 2210, VSKP: 0500 (Sun), BZA: 1100, GDR: 1535, KPD: 1945, SA: 2300, PGT: 0300 (Mon), arrives ERS 0600 (Mon).
  • 02852 Summer special will leave from Ernakulam Jn ERS to Kolkata Santragachi SRC at 0850 on Tuesdays April 15, 22, 29, May 6, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, 26, September 2 2014. Timings: PGT: 1220, CBE: 1335, SA: 1620, RU: 2150, BZA: 0445 (Wed), VSKP: 1135, BBS: 1810, arrives SRC at 0300 (Thu).

Composition: 02 AC 3 tier, 08 Sleeper Coaches, 05 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (17 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhubaneshwar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Vijayanagaram, Visakhapatnam, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Renigunta, Katpadi, Gudiyattam, Vaniyambadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore Jn, Palakkad Jn., Trissur, Aluva.

Summer Specials from the Northeast to Bihar/UP/Delhi/Punjab

02503/02504 Guwahati Kamakhya – New Delhi – Kamakhya Premium AC Superfast Summer Special (NFR)

  • 02503 Premium AC Special will leave from Guwahati Kamakhya KYQ to New Delhi NDLS at 1000 on all Wednesdays in April, May, June and on July 02 2014. Timings: NJP: 1635, KIR: 1955, BJU: 2210, BSB: 0540 (Thu), LKO: 1130, arrives NDLS at 1815 (Thu).
  • 02504 Premium AC Special will leave from New Delhi NDLS to Guwahati Kamakhya KYQ at 2340 on all Thursdays in April, May, June and on July 03 2014. Timings: LKO: 0725 (Fri), BSB: 1220, BJU: 1855, KIR: 2210, NJP: 0135 (Sat), arrives KYQ at 0825 (Sat).

Composition: 04 AC 2 tier, 08 AC 3 tier, 01 Pantry Car, 02 EOGs

Route and Stoppages: New Jalpaiguri, Katihar, Barauni, Varanasi, Lucknow.

04028/04027 Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus – Alipur Duar Jn – Delhi Anand Vihar Weekly Summer Special Express (NR)

  • 04028 Special train will leave from Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT to Alipur Duar Jn APDJ West Bengal via Patna at 1930 on all Fridays in April, May and June 2014. Timings: MB: 2245, LKO: 0555 (Sat), BSB: 1105, PNBE: 1510, KIR: 2200, SGUJ: 0143 (Sun), arrives APDJ at 0545 (Sun).
  • 04027 Special train will leave from Alipur Duar Jn APDJ to Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT via Patna at 1005 on all Sundays in April, May and June 2014. Timings: NJP: 1335, KIR: 1705, PNBE: 2235, BSB: 0305 (Mon), LKO: 0755, MB: 1320, arrives ANVT at 1615 (Mon).

Composition: 01 AC 3 tier, 06 Sleeper class, 06 General Unreserved, 02 SLRDs (15 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Ghaziabad, Moradabad, Bareilly, Lucknow, Sultanpur, Varanasi, Mughalsarai, Buxar, Ara, Danapur, Patna Jn, Mokama, Barauni, Begusarai, Khagaria, Katihar, Kishanganj, New Jalpaiguri, Siliguri Jn, New Mal, Binnaguri.

05903/05904 Dibrugarh – Chandigarh – Dibrugarh Weekly Summer Special (NFR)

  • 05903 Holiday Special will leave from Dibruagarh DBRG Assam to Chandigarh CDG Punjab at 0840 on all Fridays in April, May and June 2014. Timings: DMV: 1440, GHY: 2000, NJP: 0355 (Sat), BJU: 1100, GKP: 1945, LKO: 0200 (Sun), MB: 0745, UMB: 1210, arrives CDG at 1310 (Sun).
  • 05904 Holiday Special will leave from Chandigarh CDG Punjab to Dibrugarh DBRG Assam at 2315 on all Sundays in April, May and June 2014. Timings: UMB: 0010 (Mon), MB: 0540, LKO: 1130, GKP: 1745, BJU: 0220 (Tue), NJP: 1030, GHY: 1845, DMV: 2343, arrives DBRG at 0615 (Wed).

Composition: 01 AC 2 tier, 01 AC 3 tier, 09 Sleeper Coaches, 04 General Unreserved, 02 SLRDs (17 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: New Tinsukia, Simalugarhi, Mariyani, Furkating, Dimapur, Diphu, Lumding, Guwahati, Rangiya, New Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, New Alipurduar, New Cooch Behar, New Jalpaiguri, Kishanganj, Katihar, Nauguchia, Khagaria, Barauni, Samastipur, Muzaffarpur, Hajipur, Sonepur, Chhapra, Siwan, Deoria Sadar, Gorakhpur, Gonda, Lucknow, Bareilly, Moradabad, Saharanpur, Ambala.

Summer Specials from the Northeast towards the South (Incl. Pune)

02510/02509  Guwahati Kamakhya – Bangalore Cantonment – Kamakhya Weekly Premium Special (NFR)

  • 02510 Premium Special will leave from Guwahati Kamakhaya KYQ to Bangalore Cantonment BNC at 2030 on all Saturdays in June (7, 14, 21, 28), August (2, 9, 16, 23) 2014. Timings: MLDT: 0650 (Sun), KGP: 1410, BBS: 1945, BZA: 0805 (Mon), KPD: 1610, arrives BNC at 2230 (Mon).
  • 02509 Premium Special will leave from Bangalore Cantonment BNC to Guwahati Kamakhya KYQ at 2245 on  Tuesdays June 10, 17, 24 and July 01, August (5, 12, 19, 25) 2014. Timings: KPD: 1430, BZA: 0005 (Wed), BBS: 1210, KGP: 1645, MLDT: 0040 (Thu), arrives KYQ: 1115 (Thu).

Composition: 01 AC First Class cum AC 2 tier, 05 AC 2 tier, 05 Sleeper Coaches, 02 SLRs.

Route and Stoppages: New Bongaigaon (Tech), New Jalpaiguri (Tech), Malda Town, Barddhaman (Tech), Kharagpur, Bhubaneshwar, Khurda Road (Tech), Vishakhapatnam (Tech), Vijayawada, Renigunta (Tech), Katpadi.

NoteTech means a Technical stop for crew/loco change, water filling etc. The train will halt there but you cannot book tickets to or from that station. The logic behind this is never explained.

02512/02511 Guwahati Kamakhya – Pune – Kamakhya Weekly Superfast Summer Special (NFR)

Epic cross-country train. Long stoppages, very slow and very late.

  • 02512 SF Special will depart from Guwahati Kamakhya KYQ to Pune PUNE at 2245 on all Mondays in April, May and June 2014. Timings: NJP: 0605 (Tue), DGR: 1635, ROU: 2245, BSP: 0330 (Wed), NGP: 1105, BSL: 1640, MMR: 1910, DD: 0120 (Thu), arrives PUNE at 0245 (Thu).
  • 02511 SF Special will depart from Pune PUNE to Guwahati Kamakhya KYQ at 1045 on all Thursdays in April, May and June 2014. Timings: DD: 1215, MMR: 1735, BSL: 2010, NGP: 0225 (Fri), BSP: 0955, ROU: 1505, ASN: 2015, NJP: 0800 (Sat), arrives KYQ at 1515 (Sat).

Route and Stoppages: New Bongaigaon, New Coochbehar, New Jalpaiguri, Kishanganj, Malda Town, Rampurhat, Durgapur, Asansol, Joychandipahar Jn, Purulia, Chakradharpur, Rourkela, Jharsuguda, Bilaspur, Raipur, Durg, Gondia, Nagpur, Wardha Jn, Badnera Jn, Akola, Bhusaval, Manmad, Kopergaon, Ahmadnagar, Daund.

Composition: 01 AC 2 tier, 01  AC 3 tier, 07 Sleeper Coaches, 04 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (15 coaches).

Summer Special Trains from Kolkata towards the Northeast

02502/02501 Guwahati – Kolkata Howrah – Guwahati Weekend Superfast Summer Special (NFR)

  • 02502 summer special will leave from Guwahati GHY to Kolkata Howrah HWH at 2140 on all Saturdays in April, May and June 2014. Timings: GLPT: 2332, NOQ: 0210, NJP: 0535, MLDT: 0850, arrives HWH at 1335 (Sun).
  • 02501 summer special will leave from Kolkata Howrah HWH to Guwahati GHY at 1415 on all Sundays in April, May and June 2014. Timings: MLDT: 1910, NJP: 2235, KOJ: 0247, GLPT: 0432, arrives GHY at 0745 (Mon).

Composition: 01 AC First Class cum AC 2 tier, 01 AC 2 tier, 03 AC 3 tier, 08 Sleeper Coaches, 05 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (20 coaches)

Route and Stoppages: Guwahati Kamakhya, Goalpara Town, New Bongaigaon Jn, Kokrajhar, New Alipurduar, New Coochbehar, Dhupuri, New Jalpaiguri, Malda Town, Bolpur Shantiniketan.

03059/03060 Kolkata Howrah – New Jalpaiguri – Kolkata Howrah Premium Saturday Summer Special (ER) Canceled due to poor patronage

Runs on Saturdays May 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28 2014 both ways.

  • 03059 Premium special train will leave from Kolkata Howrah HWH to New Jalpaiguri NJP at 0030. Timings: RPH: 0322, MLDT: 0600, KNE: 0745, arrives NJP at 0910 (Sat).
  • 03060 Premium special train will leave from New Jalpaiguri NJP to Kolkata Howrah HWH at 1305. Timings: KNE: 1403, MLDT: 1610, RPH: 1825, arrives HWH at 2145 (Sun).

Composition: 01 AC 2 tier cum AC 3 tier, 02 AC 3 tier, 12 Sleeper Coaches, 02 SLRDs (17 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Rampurhat, Malda Town, Kishanganj.

08047/08048 Kolkata Santragachi – New Jalpaiguri – Santragachi Superfast Sunday Summer Special (SER)

  • 08047 special express will leave from Kolkata Santragachi SRC to New Jalpaiguri NJP at 1025 on all Sundays in April (12, 19, 26),  May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 2014. Timings: RPH: 1350, MLDT: 1630, BOE: 1747, KNE: 1835, arrives NJP at 2025 (Sun).
  • 08048 special express will leave from New Jalpaiguri NJP to Kolkata Santragachi SRC at 2300 on all Sundays in April (12, 19, 26),  May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 2014. Timings: KNE: 0014 (Mon), BOE: 0059, MLDT: 0240, RPH: 0502, arrives SRC at 0900 (Mon).

Composition: 01 AC 2 tier, 02 AC 3 tier, 09 Sleeper coaches, 03 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (17 coaches)

Route and Stoppages: Rampurhat, Malda Town, Barsoi, Kishanganj.

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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