Maiden run of first fully unreserved Antyodaya Express tomorrow

2 Mar 2017

The regular and commercial run of Ernakulam-Howrah first Weekly Antyodaya Express, which railway minister Suresh Prabhu had flagged off from Ernakulam by remote control from Rail Bhawan on February 27, will start from Howrah from Saturday, March 4.
The train has been designed with special features i.e. more comfortable journey, unreserved super fast service, cushioned luggage racks, LED light, dustbin in each cabin, water purifiers, fire extinguishers, anti-graffiti arrangements and modular toilets  and bio-toilets.
22877 Howrah-Ernakulam Weekly Antyodaya Express will leave Howrah every Saturday at 5 pm and arrive at Ernakulam at 6 am every Monday. In the return direction, 22878 Ernakulam-Howrah Weekly Antyodaya Express leaving Ernakulam every Tuesday at 12.25 am and arrive Howrah at 2.50 pm every Wednesday.
The train consisting of 16 general second class coaches will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Vizianagaram, Duvvada, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Ongole, Renigunta, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Coimbatore, Palakkad and Thrisur between Howrah and Ernakulam.