In view of rush and to clear wait listed passengers in regular trains towards Chennai and to provide better passenger comforts to the commuters, Ministry Railways has decided to run another summer special train through ECoR jurisdiction between Shalimar & Chennai.
08041/08042 Shalimar-Chennai-Shalimar summer special train will leave Shalimar at 12.20hrs o­n every Tuesdaybetween 1st May to 12th June 2012 and will arrive at Chennai at 17.00hrs o­n every Wednesdays. In the return direction, this train will leave Chennai at 16.15hrs o­n every Thursdaybetween 3rd May to 14th June 2012 and will arrive at Shalimar at 21.30hrs o­n every Fridays.
          This train will stop at Santragachi, Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Duvvada, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijaywada and Gudur between Shalimar & Chennai having Two AC-3 tier, Seven Sleeper Class, Three General Second Class and Two Guard cum Luggage Vans in its composition.
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