South Central Railway's first double decker train flags off
May 13, 2014 - Hyderabad
The South Central Railway's first air-conditioned, chair-car, doubler decker superfast express to Guntur left Kachiguda on Tuesday.
The Kacheguda-Guntur train no .22118 will leave on Tuesdays and Fridays at 5.30am and reach at 10.40am with halts at Malkajgiri, Nalgonda, Miryalaguda and Piduguralla. On the return journey, the train no. 22117 will leave Guntur at 12.45pm and reach Kacheguda at 5.55pm.
The 10 rake train can carry 120 passengers in each, totalling to 1200 passengers equivalent of 55 to 60 trains. The same rake will leave for Tirupati at 6.45am and return by Thursday night, in time for its run to Guntur on Friday according to the Chief Public Relations Officer K Sambasiva Rao. On expansion of services, he said that everything will be depended on the patronage of the passengers.