Indian railway increased coaches in this popular trains
East Coast Railway has decided to augment additional coaches permanently in Jodhpur, Sai Nagar Shirdi & Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) bound trains from Puri and Chennai, Nizamuddin & Sainagar Shirdi bound trains from Visakhapatnam with effect from 1st week of April 2015.
18473/18474 Puri-Jodhpur-Puri Express, 18407/18408 Puri-Sai Nagar Shirdi-Puri Express, 22866/22865 Puri-LTT-Puri Express will be augmented with one additional AC-3 tier coach each permanently from both the directions and will run with 23 coaches respectively w.e.f. 1st week of April 2015.
Similarly, 18503/18504 Visakhapatnam-Sai Nagar Shirdi-Visakhapatnam Express, 22869/22870 Visakhapatnam-Chennai-Visakhapatnam Express will be augmented with one AC-3 tier coach each from both the directions and will run with 19 coaches.
Apart from this, 12803/12804 & 12807/12808 Visakhapatnam-Nizamuddin-Visakhapatnam Express will also be augmented with one AC-3 tier Coach each permanently from both the directions w.e.f. 1stweek of April 2015 and will run with 23 coaches.
Apart from this, ECoR is also augmenting additional coaches temporarily in different important trains towards different destinations of the country from its jurisdiction according to feasibility and demands from the passengers. Based on an analysis of the Passenger Traffic Profile on various routes, temporary augmentation of coaches in several Express trains is being done by attaching additional coaches.