Bhubaneswar, September 07(odisha.in) For the convenience of the travelling public and to avoid extra rush of passengers during Puja East Coast Railway will introduce two Puja special trains that will run from Puri to Howrah on 17th and 24th Oct 2007.
0838 Puri-Howrah special train will leave Puri at 09.45 p.m. and will arrive Howrah at 06.45a.m on the next days having stoppages at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur-Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road and Sakhigopal between Howrah and Puri.
This train has two AC-2 tier, two AC-3 tier, Nine Sleeper Class coaches, two General Second class coaches and Two Guard cum Luggage vans in its composition.
About 728 berths including 504 in Sleeper Class, 128 in AC-3 and 96 in AC-2 tier coaches are available to the passengers to avoid mad rush of passengers towards Howrah from Puri, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack etc.
For secure reserved berths towards Howrah, passengers may avail berths in 0838 Puri-Howrah Durga Puja special train by booking their advanced tickets.