East cost railways announced new AC Bi-Weekly express trains between Chennai and Santragachhi (Kolkata) as per last rail budget. Following are the details
- Train No. 22807 / 22808 Santragachhi – Chennai Central bi-weekly AC Express:- Train No. 22807 Santragachhi – Chennai Central bi-weekly AC Express will leave Santragachhi at 19: 00 hrs on every Tuesday and Friday and will arrive at Chennai Central at 22: 45 hrs on every Wednesday and Saturdays. Train No. 22808 Chennai Central – Santragachhi bi-weekly AC Express will leave Chennai Central at 07: 45 hrs on every Thursday and Sunday and will arrive at Santragachhi at 10: 25 hrs on every Friday and Monday. Composition:- one AC First Class, Four AC-2 tiers, Ten AC-3 tiers, Two Guard cum Generator Van and one Pantry Car in its composition. Stoppages:- Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, ongole, Nellore and Gudur beween Santragachhi and Chennai Central. The inaugural run of this train will commence from Santragachhi on 15th January 2014. However, the regular service of this train will commence w.e.f. 21st January 2014 from Santragachhi and w.e.f. 23rd January 2014 from Chennai Central.