Shri MALLIKARJUN KHARGE, Hon’ble Minister of Railways will flag off Train Nos.22685/22686 YESVANTPUR-CHANDIGARH-YESVANTPUR BI-WEEKLY SAMPARK KRANTI EXPRESS at 10-00 a.m. on Monday, the 20th January, 2014 through Remote Control from Rail Wheel Factory Sports Stadium.
The INAUGURAL SPECIAL TRAIN No.02685 YESVANTPUR-CHANDIGARH SAMPARK KRANTI EXPRESS SPECIAL (One trip) will run from YESVANTPUR to CHANDIGARH leaving YESVANTPUR at 11-00 hrs. on Monday, 20th January, 2014 and arrive at CHANDIGARH at 18-20 hrs., on 22nd January, 2014. The Sampark Kranti Express Special will return from Chandigarh on 23rd January, 2014 and to reach Yesvantpur on 25th January, 2014.
En route, the Yesvantpur-Chandigarh Inaugural Special will arrive/depart at Tumkur at 12-10/12-12 hrs; Davangere at 17-00/17-02 hrs; Hubli at 19-50/20-00 hrs; Dharwad at 20-25/20-27 hrs; Belgaum at 22-45/22-50 hrs; Miraj at 02-00/02-10 hrs; PUNE at 08-45/09-00 hrs; Bhopal Jn. at 00-35/00-45 hrs; Jhansi Jn. at 06-05/06-13 hrs; Hazrat Nizamuddin at 12-58/13-00 hrsl NEW DELHI at 13-35/13-55 hrs; Panipat at 15-14/15-16 hrs; and arrive/depart at Ambala at 17-30/17-35 hrs., on 22nd January, 2014.
In the return direction, Train No.02686 CHANDIGARH-YESVANTPUR SAMPARK KRANTI EXPRESS SPECIAL (one Trip) will run from CHANDIGARH to YESVANTPUR, leaving CHANDIGARH in the early hours of 03-15 hrs., on Thursday, the 23rd January, 2014 and arrive at YESVANTPUR station at 06-20 hrs. on 25th January, 2014.
En route, the Chandigarh-Yesvantpur Inaugural Special will arrive/depart at Ambala at 04-10/04-20 hrs; Panipat at 05-45/05-47 hrs; New Delhi at 07-50/08-10 hrs; Hazrat Nizamuddin at 08-30/08-50 hrs; Jhansi Jn. at 14-55/15-03 hrs; Bhopal Jn. at 19-15/19-23 hrs; PUNE Jn. at 11-05/11-20 hrs(24th Jan.14); Miraj Jn. at 16-40/16-45 hrs; Belgaum at 18-47/18-50 hrs; Dharwad at 21-28/21-30 hrs; HUBLI Jn. At 22-10/22-20 hrs; Davangere at 00-27/00-30 hrs; and arrive/depart at Tumkur at 04-53/04-55 hrs; on 25th January, 2014.
The Inaugural Special will have total 19 coaches, comprising of One First Class-cum- AC 2-tier coach, One AC 3-tier coach, Eight Second Class Sleeper coaches, Six General Second Class coaches and One Second Class luggage-cum-brake van, One Second Class luggage-cum- brake van-cum-disabled coach and a Pantry Car.