Bhubaneswar: In order to meet the demand of passengers during the ensuing Puja festival, the East Coast Railways on Monday announced here its plan to run special trains to Sai Nagar Shirdi from Puri and to Chennai from Santragachhi.
Every Friday from October 12 to December 28 the Puri-Sai Nagar Shirdi- Puri Special will leave Puri at 7.45pm and arrive at Sai Nagar Shirdi at 11.00 pm on Saturday. This train will leave Sai Nagar Shirdi at 2.30 am every Sunday (late night of Saturday) from October 14 to December 30 and arrive at Puri at 09.10 am on Monday.
The Santragachhi-Chennai-Santragachhi Special will leave Santragachhiat 12.00 pm every Sunday from October 7 to October 28 and arrive at Chennai Central at 5.00 pm on Monday. In the return direction, this train will leave Chennai at 11.00 am every Tuesday from October 9 to October 30 and arrive at Santragachhi at 2.15 pm on the following days.