SER to run 3 pairs of Rathyatra Special trains towards Puri

Kolkata
20 Jun 2017

With a view to clear extra rush of passengers during ensuing Rathyatra at Puri, South Eastern Railway (SER) has decided to run two pairs of Special trains between Santragachi and Puri and one pair of special train between Shalimar-Puri-Santragachi on different nominated days during the period from June 25 to July 4.
08007/08008 Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi Special (2 pairs), leaving Santragachi at 12.15 am on June 25 and July 4 will reach Puri at 8.25 am, the same day.  In the return direction, the special train departing Puri at 11.35 pm on June 25 and July 4 will arrive Santragachi, the next day at 9 am. The Special train will have eight AC 3 Tier and eight Sleeper Class coaches. The train will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road and Sakhi Gopal between Santragachi and Puri.
08801/08802 Shalimar-Puri-Santragachi Special (1 pair), leaving Shalimar at 11.55 pm on July 2 will reach Puri at 8.25 am, the next day.  In the return direction, the special train departing Puri at 11.35 pm on July 3 will arrive Santragachi, the next day at 9 am. The Special train will have eight general second Class coaches. The train will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road and Sakhi Gopal between Shalimar and Puri.