Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 25:
With a bid to clear additional rush of passengers and to facilitate the wait listed passengers, Railways have decided to run a pair of special train between Somnath in Gujrat to Puri in Odisha.
The train will run via Ahmadabad, Nagpur, Raipur, Rayagada and Vizianagaram connecting two religious destinations in East and West parts of India.
09207 Somnath-Puri Special Train will leave Somnath at 0720hrs on every Saturday between May 13 and July 1 and will reach Puri at 1005hrs on every Monday during the period. In the return direction, 09208 Puri-Somnath Special Train will leave Puri at 1945hrs on every Wednesday between May 17 and July 5 and will reach at Somnath at 2100hrs on every Friday.
This train will have 01 AC-2 Tier Coach, 02 AC-3 Tier Coach, 08 Sleeper Class Coach, 04 Second Class Seating and 02 Guard cum Luggage Vans in its composition having stoppages at Veraval, Keshod, Junagadh, Jetalsar, Virpur, Gondal, Bhakti Nagar, Rajkot, Wankaner, Surendra Nagar, Ahmedabad, Nadiad, Annand, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Nandurbar, Amalner, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Malkapur, Shegaon, Akola, Badnera, Wardha, Nagpur, Gondia, Raj Nandgaon, Durg, Raipur, Mahasamund, Khariar Road, Kantabanji, Titlagarh, Kesinga, Rayagada, Vizianagaram, Ichhapuram, Brahmapur, Balugaon, and Khurda Road between Somnath and Puri from both the directions.