In order to clear extra rush of passengers, six special trains will run between Chennai and Shalimar via Gudur, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam from 15thOctober to 30th October 2012 as per the following schedule:-
Train No. 06029 Chennai Central-Shalimar Special Train will depart Chennai Central at 00 30 hrs on Mondays i.e., 15th, 22nd and 29thOctober 2012 and arrive Shalimar at 07 00 hrs on Tuesdays.
In the return direction, Train No. 06030 Shalimar-Chennai Central Special Train will depart Shalimar at 15 00 hrs on Tuesdays i.e., 16th, 23rd and 30th October 2012 and arrive Chennai Central at 18 05 hrs on Wednesdays.
Enroute, these special trains will stop at Gudur, Nellore, ongole, Chirala, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Tuni, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam Road, Palasa, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttak, Jajpur Khenjhar Road, Bhadrak, Balasore and Kharagpur.
These special trains will comprise of one Ist AC, one AC II Tier, two AC III Tier, Six Sleeper Class, six General Second Class, two Second Class Luggage Cum Brake Van Coaches totaling to eighteen Coaches.