VISAKHAPATNAM: The Indian Railways will run a superfast examination special train between Shalimar near Howrah and Yeshvantpur in Karnataka to counter the rush in regular trains and provide a comfortable journey to people, especially students appearing for various examinations.
Train number 08003 Shalimar-Yeshvantpur Examination Special will leave Shalimar at 11 am on May 9. It will arrive at Visakhapatnam on the same day at 11 pm and depart at 11.20 pm to arrive at Yeshvantpur at 4 pm on May 10.
In the opposite direction, Train Number 08004 Yeshvantpur-Shalimar Examination Special will leave Yeshvantpur at 12.30 am on May 13 and arrive at Visakhapatnam on the same day at 08.35 pm. It will depart from Vizag at 08.55 pm and arrive at Shalimar at 11.00 am on May 14. The trains will stop at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Anakapalle, Tuni, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem, Eluru, Vijayawada, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur and Renigunta between Shalimar and Yesvantpur. The train will have two First Class AC coaches, one composite coach of 1st AC & 2ndAC, one AC-2 tier, two AC-3 tier, one First Class Coach, six Sleeper Class coaches and three General Second Class coaches.
Source - Times of India