Railway Board has approved the operation of a new weekly Superfast Special Train between Chennai and Kevadiya. Accordingly, the inaugural run of the new fully reserved Superfast Weekly Special Train will be flagged off by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 17th January 2021 from Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Railway Station through video conferencing from New Delhi in the virtual presence of Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Union Minister for Railways, Commerce & Industries, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution, Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Hon’ble Union Minister for External Affairs, other distinguished Ministers and Elected representatives.
The inaugural run of the special train will be flagged off by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at 11.12 hrs on Sunday 17th January 2021 in the presence of distinguished guests to the following timings:-
INAUGURAL RUN OF TRAIN NO. 09119 DR. MGR CHENNAI CENTRAL – KEVADIYA SUPERFAST INAUGURAL SPECIAL TRAIN
With the composition of One- AC 2 Tier, Four- AC 3 Tier Coaches, Seven- Sleeper Class Coaches, Four- General Second Class Coaches, One- Luggage Cum Brake Van and One-Generator cum Power Car, Train No.09119 Dr. MGR Chennai Central – Kevadiya Weekly Superfast Special Train will leave Dr. MGR Chennai Central at 11.12 hrs on 17th January, 2021 on Sunday and reach Kevadiya at 14.52 hrs, the next day (Monday)
Stoppages: Renigunta, Cudappah, Guntakal, Raichur, Solapur, Pune, Kalyan, Vasai Road, Surat and Vadodara
In the return direction onwards, the train will run to its regular timings as detailed below:-
REGULAR SERVICE OF TRAIN NO.09120 / 09119 KEVADIYA – CHENNAI – KEVADIYA WEEKLY SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAIN
Regular Service of Train No. 09120/09119 Kevadiya - Dr. MGR Chennai Central - Kevadiya Weekly Superfast Special Train is as follows:
With a composition of One- AC 2 Tier, Four- AC 3 Tier Coaches, Seven- Sleeper Class Coaches, Four- General Second Class Coaches, One- Luggage Cum Brake Van and One- Generator cum Power Car, Train No. 09120 Kevadiya - Dr. MGR Chennai Central Weekly Superfast Special Train will leave Kevadiya at 09.15 hrs on Wednesdays with effect from 20th January, 2021 and reach Dr. MGR Chennai Central at 16.00 hrs on thursdays until further advice
Train No. 09120 Kevadiya - Dr. MGR Chennai Central Superfast Weekly Special Train will have additional stoppage at Perambur
In the return direction, the regular run of Train No.09119 Dr. MGR Chennai Central – Kevadiya Superfast Weekly Special Train will leave Dr. MGR Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs on Sundays with effect from 24th January, 2021 and reach Kevadiya at 03.00 hrs, on Tuesdays until further advice.
These trains will have a revised composition of one additional AC 3-Tier instead of one Sleeper Class Coach on and from 3rd March from Kevadiya and on and from 7th March from Chennai.
Advance Reservation for the above train are open from Southern Railway End.