In order to clear extra rush of passengers during festival season, South Central Railway will run twenty Sankranthi Special Trains between Secunderabad and Vijayawada& Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam as per the following schedule:-
1. Secunderabad-Vijayawada Sankranthi Special Train (via Guntur): (10 Services)
Train No. 07208 Secunderabad-Vijayawada Special Train will depart Secunderabad at 23 15 hrs on 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24thand 31st January 2014 (Fridays) and arrive Vijayawada at 05 45 hrs on the next day.
In the return direction, Train No. 07207 Vijayawada-Secunderabad Special Train will depart Vijayawada at 23 00 hrs on 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th January (Thursdays) and arrive Secunderabad at 05 40 hrs on the next day.
Enroute, these special trains will stop at Pagidipalli, Nalgonda, Miryalguda, Nadikude, Piduguralla, Sattenapalle, Guntur and Mangalagiri stations in both directions.
These special trains will have 15 coaches viz, one AC II Tier, one AC III Tier, six Sleeper Class, five General Second Class and two Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.
2.Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam AC Superfast Sankranthi Special Train (via Warangal, Vijayawada): (10 Services)
Train No. 02728 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Special Train will depart Secunderabad at 22 10 hrs on 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24thand 31st January 2014 (Fridays) and arrive Visakhapatnam at 10 35 hrs on the next day.
In the return direction, Train No. 02727 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Special Train will depart Visakhapatnam at 19 05 hrs on 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th January and 1st February (Thursdays) and arrive Secunderabad at 07 50 hrs on the next day.
Enroute, these special trains will stop at Kazipet, Warangal, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajamundry, Sakalkot, Annavaram, Tuni, Anakapalli and Duvvada stations in both directions.
These special trains will have 17 coaches viz, one Ist AC, three AC II Tier, eleven AC III Tier and two Power Car Coaches.