As announced by the Ministry of Railways, a new weekly train service between Tirupati-Sainagar Shirdi will be introduced with effect from 5thJanuary, 2016 ex Tirupati and with effect from 6th January, 2016 ex Sainagar Shirdi. Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways will flag off the inaugural special from Tirupati to Sainagar Shirdi tomorrow on 26th December, 2015 at Tirupati Railway Station.
On its Regular run:
Train No. 17417 Tirupati-Sainagar Shirdi weekly express train will depart Tirupati at 07:00 hrs on every Tuesday with effect from 5th January 2016, arrive/depart Secunderabad at 21:00/21:20 hrs and arrive Sainagar Shirdi at 12:15 hrs the next day.
In the return direction, Train No. 17418 Sainagar Shirdi-Tirupati weekly express train will depart Sainagar Shirdi at 19:10 hrs on every Wednesday with effect from 6thJanuary 2016, arrive/depart Secunderabad at 09:25/09:35 hrs the next day and arrive Tirupati at 23:45 hrs.
Inaugural run on 26th December 2015:
On its Inaugural run, Train No. 07417 Tirupati-Sainagar Shirdi Special Express will depart Tirupati at 16:30 hrs on (Saturday) 26thDecember 2015, arrive/depart Secunderabad at 07:00/07:15 hrs and arrive Sainagar Shirdi at 21:00 hrs on the next day.
In the return direction, Train No. 07418 Sainagar Shirdi-Tirupati Special Express will depart Sainagar Shirdi at 23:00 hrs on (Sunday)27th December 2015, arrive/depart Secunderabad at 13:20/13:30 hrs and arrive Tirupati at 04:30 hrs on the next day.
Enroute, these trains will also stop at Renigunta, Koduru, Razampeta, Nandalur, Cuddapah, Yerraguntla, Muddanuru, Tadipatri, Gooty, Guntakal, Adoni, Manthralayam Road, Raichur, Yadgir, Tandur, Vikarabad, Lingampalli, Malkajgiri, Kamareddi, Nizamabad, Basar, Dharmabad, Mudkhed, Nanded, Purna, Parbhani, Selu, Partur, Jalna, Aurangabad, Nagarsol, Manmad, Kopargaon and Puntamba stations in both directions.
The composition of the train: one AC II Tier, one AC III Tier, sevenSleeper Class, six General Second Class and two Second Class Luggage cum Brake Van coaches, totaling to 17 Coaches.
Advance reservations for the train services are available for booking.