In order to manage the extra rush of passengers during this festive season, the railways are set to operate special trains. These trains will be operating on the routes of Visakhapatnam-Kacheguda and Visakhapatnam-Tirupati.
As per a report in The Hindu, Train no.07016 Kacheguda –Visakhapatnam weekly special train will leave Kacheguda on Tuesdays (on December 12, December 19 and December 26) at 6.45 p.m. and arrive in Vizag at 7.50 a.m. on the following days (Wednesdays). The train will be stopping at the stations of Malkajgiri, Cheriapally, Nalgonda, Miryalaguda, Piduguralla, Satenapalli, Guntur, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Annavaram, Tuni, Anakapalle and Duvvada stations on the way.
Divisional Commercial Manager of Waltair Division G. Suneel Kumar stated that train no. 07488 Visakhapatnam-Tirupati weekly special express will leave Visakhapatnam on Wednesdays (on December 13, December 20 and December 27) at 7.05 p.m. and will reach Tirupati on the next days at 9.25 a.m. This train will be stopping at Duvvada, Anakapalle, Tuni, Annavaram, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem, Eluru, Vijayawada, Tenali, Chirala, Ongole, Kavali, Nellore, Gudur and Renigunta en route.