The Railway Board has approved the increase in frequency of Train No.12629/12630 YESVANTPUR-NIZAMUDDIN-YESVANTPUR SAMPARK KRANTI EXPRESS from Bi-Weekly to Four days a week duly extending two days to CHANDIGARH as new Train Nos.22685/22686 YESVANTPUR-CHANDIGARH-YESVANTPUR BI-WEEKLY EXPRESS, as announced in Railway Budget-2013-14. The details are as under:–
REGULAR BI-WEEKLY SERVICE OF TRAIN NOS. 22685/22686 YESVANTPUR- CHANDIGARH- YESVANTPUR SAMPARK KRANTI EXPRESS COMMENCES FROM 22ND JANUARY, 2014 ONWARDS FROM YESVANTPUR END:
The regular service of Train No.22685/22686 YESVANTPUR-CHANDIGARH-YESVANTPUR BI-WEEKLY SAMPARK KRANTI EXPRESS will run on Wednesday & Saturdays from YESVANTPUR end, commencing from 22nd January, 2014 and from CHANDIGARH end on Saturday & Tuesdays, commencing from 25th January, 2014.
Accordingly, Train No.22685 YESVANTPUR-CHANDIGARH SAMPARK KRANTI BI-WEEKLY EXPRESS will depart at 13-50 hrs., on Wednesday & Saturdays, commencing from 22nd January, 2014 as regular service and arrive at CHANDIGARH at 18-20 hrs. on Fridays & Mondays.
En route, Train No.22685 Yesvantpur-Chandigarh Bi-weekly Express arrives/depart at Tumkur at 14-48/14-50 hrs; Davangere at 18-49/18-52 hrs; HUBLI Jn. at 21-40/21-50 hrs; Dharwad at 22-29/22-30 hrs; Belgaum at 00-30/00-32 hrs; Miraj Jn at 03-15/03-20 hrs; PUNE at 08-45/09-00 hrs; Bhopal Jn. 00-35/00-45 hrs; Jhansi Jn. at 06-05/06-13 hrs; HAZRAT NIZAMUDDIN at 12-58/13-00 hrs; NEW DELHI at 13-35/13-55 hrs; Panipat at 15-14/15-16 hrs; and arrives/departs at Ambala at 17-30/17-35 hrs.
In the return direction, Train No.22686 CHANDIGARH-YESVANTPUR SAMPARK KRANTI BI-WEEKLY EXPRESS will depart at 03-15 hrs., on Saturday & Tuesdays, commencing from 25th January, 2014 as regular service and arrive at YESVANTPUR at 06-20 hrs. on Mondays & Thursdays.
En route, Train No.22686 Chandigarh-Yesvantpur Bi-weekly Express arrives/departs 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; Miraj 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 arrives/departs at Tumkur at 04-53/04-55 hrs.
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.