4 special trains to clear pilgrim rush
HYDERABAD: The South Central Railway will run four special trains between Adilabad and Pandharpur via Parlivaijnath and Secunderabad on November 7 and 8 to clear extra rush of pilgrims attending ‘Karthika Ekadasi’ celebrations at Pandharpur.
Train no.737 will leave Adilabad at 8 p.m. on November 7 and reach Pandharpur at 10.35 a.m. the next day. In the return direction, train no.738 will depart Pandharpur at 8 p.m. on November 8 and reach Adilabad at 12.30 p.m. the next day.En route, these trains will stop at Kinwat, Himayatnagar, Bhokar, Mudkhed, Nanded, Purna, Parbhani, Gangakher, Parlivaijnath, Latur Road, Latur, Usmanabad, Barsi Town, Kurdwadi and Modilimb.
They will have 18 coaches — four sleeper class, 12 general second class and two second class luggage-cum-brake van coaches.A press release issued by the SCR here on Monday said the Adilabad-Pandharpur special train will run via Nizamabad and Secunderabad (two services).
Train no.737 will depart Adilabad at 9.30 p.m. on November 10, arrive/depart Secunderabad at 9/9.02. a.m. on November 11 and reach Pandharpur at 7.30 p.m. the same day. In the return direction, train no.738-A will depart Pandharpur at 11.35 p.m. on November 13 and arrive/depart Secunderabad at 9/9.02 a.m. the next day.En route these trains will stop at Kinwat, Himayatnagar, Bhokar, Mudkhed, Dharmabad, Basar, Nizamabad, Kamareddy, Medchal, Secunderabad, Vikarabad, Tandur, Wadi, Gulbarga, Solapur and Kurduwadi. They will have 18 coaches in all.