South Central railways announced new Puja Special Trains between Howrah and Chennai Central to avoid extra rush of passengers during the festival season. Following are the details
Train No. 02839 Howrah - Chennai Weekly Special Train will depart Howrah at 12:40 hrs on 13th, 20th , 27th October and 3rd , 10th, 17th and 24th November, 2015(Tuesdays) and arrive Chennai at 14:50 hrs on the next day. Train No. 02840 Chennai - Howrah Puja Weekly Special Train will depart Chennai at 17:10 hrs on 14th, 21st, 28th October and 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th November, 2015 (Wednesdays) and arrive Howrah at 18:30 hrs on the next day.
This trains will stop at Kharagpur, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneshwar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada and Nellore stations in both the directions.
These special trains will have 18 coaches viz, four AC II Tier, eleven AC III Tier Class Coaches.