Report by OD bureau; Bhubaneswar: As announced in last Railway Budget for running of a weekly super fast train between Bhubaneswar & Tirupathi and to provide better facilities to the commuters, Railways have decided to introduce a new train between Bhubaneswar and Tirupathi w.e.f. from 14th July 2012.
On the inaugural run from Bhubaneswar Railway station, i.e. on 14th July 2012, 22871 Bhubaneswar-Tirupathi weekly super fast express will leave Bhubaneswar at 12.00hrs on everySaturday w.e.f. 14th July 2012 and will arrive at Tirupathi at 08.25hrs on the next days. In the return direction, 22872 Tirupathi-Bhubaneswar weekly Superfast Express will leave Tirupathi at 13.00hrson every Sunday w.e.f. 15th July 2012 and will arrive at Bhubaneswar at 10.10hrs on the following days.
This train has One AC-2 tier, Two AC-3 tier, Eight Sleeper Class, Three General Second Classand Two Guard cum Luggage Vans in its composition having stoppages at Khurda Road, Balugaon, Chhatrapur, Brahmapur, Sompeta, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Elluru, Vijaywada, Ongole, Nellore and Guddur between Bhubaneswar and Tirupathi.