East Coast Railway(ECoR) has decided to increase the composition of 14 pairs of train originating from its jurisdiction by augmenting additional coaches permanently with immediate effect to avoid rush in regular trains.
According to ECoR sources here the 22866/22865 Puri-LTT-Puri Express, 02746/02745 Puri-Sai Nagar Shirdi-Puri Special, 18419/18420 Puri-Dibrugarh-Puri Express, 22827/22828 Puri-Surat-Puri Express, 18405/18406 Puri-Ahmedabad-Puri Express, 12888/12887 Puri-Howrah-Puri weekly express and 18518/18517 Visakhapatnam-Korba-Visakhapatnam Express via Rayagada & Titlagarh will be augmented with one AC-3 tier coaches each permanently, with immediate effect.
Similarly, 18496/18495 Bhubaneswar-Rameswaram-Bhubaneswar Express, 12897/12898 Bhubaneswar-Pondichery-Bhubaneswar Express, 12830/12829 Bhubaneswar-Chennai Central-Bhubaneswar Express and 12845/12846 Bhubaneswar-Yesvantpur-Bhubaneswar Express will be augmented with one AC-2 tier coaches each permanently, with immediate effect.
The 18437/18438 Bhubaneswar-Bhawanipatna-Bhubaneswar Express will augment with one combined coach of both AC-2 & AC-3 tier coach and one Sleeper Class coach permanently with effect from April 15.
The 18425/18426 Puri-Durg-Puri Express will be augmented with one combined coach of both AC-1st Class and AC-2 tier coach, One AC-2 tier coach permanently from April 11 from Bhubaneswar and from April 12 from Durg. One AC-3 tier coach will also be augmented with this train in place of a combined coach of both AC-2 tier and AC-3 tier coach.
The 18473/18474 Puri-Jodhpur-Puri Express will be augmented with one Ac- 1st Class, One AC-2 tier and one AC- 3 tier coach in place of one combined coach of both AC-1st Class & AC-2 tier coach, one combined coach of both AC-1st Class & AC-3 tier and one combined coach of both AC-2 tier & AC-3 tier respectively w.e.f. April 10 from Puri and w.e.f. April 13 from Jodhpur.
The ECoR also decided to increase the frequency of 22603/22604 Kharagpur-Villupuram-Kharagpur weekly express to run twice a week from today.
The 22604 Villupuram-Kharagpur Express will now leave Villupuram on every Tuesday and Wednesday towards Kharagpur and 22603 Kharagpur-Villupuram Express will now leave Kharagpur on every Thursday and Friday towards Villupuram. UNI DP KK NNNN
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