Hyderabad, May 14 UNI | 2 months ago

South Central Railway (SCR), which introduced a new air conditioned double decker superfast Bi-Weekly express train between Kacheguda-Tirupati, had its maiden run today.

The first service left Kacheguda at 0645 hrs to Tirupati while in return, the train will start from Tirupati tomorrow, (May 15).

The new service is the second AC Double Decker train to be introduced on SCR after the first train between Kacheguda- Guntur which commenced yesterday. Accordingly, Train 22120 Kacheguda-Tirupati Air Conditioned Double Decker Superfast Bi-Weekly Express will depart Kacheguda at 0645 hrs every Wednesday and Saturday, Mahabubnagar at 0806 hrs, Gadwal at 0926 hrs, arrive/depart Kurnool City at 1100/1102 hrs, depart Dhone at 1210 hrs, arrive/depart Gooty at 1300/1302 hrs, Tadipatri at 1347/1349 hrs, Yerraguntla at 1449/1451 hrs, Kadapa at 1520/1522 hrs, Rajampeta at 1620/1622, Renigunta at 1735/1755 hrs and arrive Tirupati at 1815 hrs.

In the return direction, Train No. 22120 Tirupati - Kacheguda Air Conditioned Double Decker Superfast Bi-Weekly Express will depart Tirupati at 0545 hrs every Thursday and Sunday, arrive/depart Renigunta at 0600/0620 hrs, Rajampeta at 0713/0715 hrs, Kadapa at 0805/0807 hrs, depart Yerraguntla at 0843 hrs, Tadipatri at 0946 hrs, arrive/depart Gooty at 1100/1102 hrs, Dhone at 1210/1215 hrs, Kurnool City at 1300/1304 hrs, depart Gadwal at 1405, Mahabubnagar at 1505 hrs and arrive Kacheguda at 1715 hrs. These trains will consist of ten Double Decker Air Conditioned Chair Cars and two power cars.

The fare for this train service is the same as that of Air Conditioned Chair Car fare for any other train.

(Posted on 15-05-2014)